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Find out what is going on in the world of financial planning. We direct you to resources that will help you with your goals.

Community Colleges Are an Agile New Player in Job Training

By Tamar Jacoby Sept. 23, 2021 9:55 am ET When Arona Coelho arrived in the U.S. from India just weeks before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, the only job that she could find was as a nanny. She was 35 years old, looking to make a new life, and heard...

Preserve Tomatoes the Easy Way

No need for peeling or coring—or canning, for that matter. These simple, delicious recipes for homemade ketchup, salsa and marinara sauce will stock your kitchen with peak-season tomatoes for the months to come. By Ian Knauer Aug. 19, 2021 3:58 pm ET EACH MONDAY, from...

Paying With a Credit Card? That’s Going to Cost You.

By AnnaMaria Andriotis It is getting more expensive to pay for things with a credit card. More small businesses—and even some larger ones—are charging shoppers a fee for credit-card purchases or offering them discounts when they pay with debit cards, cash or checks....

Chip Shortage Reaches Smartphone Makers

Shipments are slowing and prices are rising as companies hunt for parts; supply-chain wait times enter the danger zone By Jiyoung Sohn July 19, 2021 7:52 am ET SEOUL—The smartphone industry is showing battle scars from the world-wide chip crunch. Shipments are slowing...

Retailers Have Back-to-School in the Bag

As students return to classrooms, pent-up demand is expected to produce a strong buying season By Jinjoo Lee July 26, 2021 7:00 am ET After more than a year of on-and-off Zoom schooling, parents have a fair bit of back-to-school shopping to do as children return to...

Krispy Kreme Shares Rise in Return to Public Market

Krispy Kreme, known for its glazed doughnuts, has been in business for more than 80 years. Photo: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg News By Allison Prang Updated July 1, 2021 Krispy Kreme Inc. DNUT -9.10% closed its first trading day with shares up 24%, marking a return to the...

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