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Should I get a home warranty?

aol.com None A home warranty is a service contract that covers the repair or replacement of major systems and appliances due to normal wear and tear. It’s not the same as homeowners…

A tech modder is selling a DIY kit to upgrade your AirPods Max with a feature expected in Apple's next-gen version

businessinsider.com Apple users can ditch the Lightning charger port for a USB-C for $45. Apple; Ken Pillonel A self-proclaimed hardware hacker modded his AirPods Max to have a USB-C charging…

Nintendo’s Yuzu Lawsuit Aims to Pour Banana Peels Over All Emulators

torrentfreak.com Given its zero-tolerance approach to piracy, Nintendo's copyright lawsuit targeting the company behind Switch emulator 'Yuzu' isn't a big surprise. While the 41-page…

Digital Turbine's New Report Highlights Brands With "BIG" Opportunities in Mobile Games

benzinga.com From Delta Airlines to SHEIN, Papa John's to Aveeno, the "Brands In Games" (B.I.G.) version of the BRAG Index reveals 100+ brands with untapped advertising potential in…

The FTC is going to war with tax services that bill themselves as free

businessinsider.com Protestors gather in Washington, DC in 2023 to advocate for simpler tax services. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The FTC filed a lawsuit against H&R Block over what the…

Lowe's average customer is a white baby boomer who spent $809 there last year

businessinsider.com Lowe's shoppers tends to skew more rural than their more urban counterparts at Home Depot. AP Photo/LM Otero Lowe's has 1,746 stores and employs about 300,000 people across…

Soft Housing Market Is Keeping a Lid on Home Improvement Spending

thedailyupside.com Home may be where the heart is, but homeowners aren’t showing theirs much love lately, judging by the forlorn looks in the eyes of home-supply companies. In its quarterly…

We're Gonna Need Another Pandemic!!

zerohedge.com We're Gonna Need Another Pandemic!! Zoom Video Communications, the company that rose to fame during the early days of the pandemic, ended fiscal 2024 on a strong note,…

I'm an interior designer. Here are 4 items I'd get at Dollar Tree, and 5 things I'd skip

businessinsider.com I'm an interior designer who regularly shops at Dollar Tree. Bri Macdonald As a Gen Z interior designer, there are plenty of things I'd buy and skip at Dollar Tree. I…

Lowe's 'confident' DIY demand will rebound: CEO

aol.com Appetite for home improvement projects will likely be sluggish this year, but there are good reasons to expect the slump will be temporary, according to the home improvement…

Lowe’s Projects Falling Sales as Consumers Put off Remodeling

pymnts.com Consumers are forgoing big-ticket home projects, a fact that is cutting into Lowe’s revenue. The home improvement retailer released earnings Tuesday (Feb. 27) that showed…

How Lowe's is battling a 'tough macro backdrop'

finance.yahoo.com Shares of Lowe's (LOW) are trading higher after the company posted its fourth-quarter report, beating revenue expectations, reporting $18.60 billion versus an expected…

Stock market today: Wall Street holds relatively steady near record highs

abcnews.go.com NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are holding relatively steady Tuesday near their record levels. The S & P 500 fell 0.2% in afternoon trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was…

Midday movers: Lowe's and Zoom rise; Unity Software falls By

investing.com Investing.com -- Main U.S. indexes were mixed Tuesday, with investors largely taking a breather ahead of the week’s key economic data and corporate earnings. Here are some…

China’s EV boom at crossroads with battery safety

semafor.com Semafor Signals Supported by Insights from Sanlian Lifeweek Magazine, China’s Technical Committee on New Energy Battery Recycling, and Neo-Consumption The News A deadly…

FTC sues H&R Block over issues tied to its online free file option

aol.com The Federal Trade Commission last week sued the tax preparation company H&R Block for, in essence, allegedly making it more difficult for consumers to downgrade to a lower…

New highs are coming for Lowe’s stock despite mixed results

marketbeat.com At face value, Lowe’s Companies NYSE: LOW had a rough Q4 compared to competitor Home Depot, but the details within the report belie that assessment. Comps were weak, but the…

How to Earn in a Bear Market (NFT Edition) on Bankless

bankless.com There's a bear market investing strategy if you know where to look. Suppose this was the 2018 crypto bear market. What investment opportunities would be available to us?…

How to Collect Content on Bankless

bankless.com Yesterday, we unpacked the CZ/SBF rivalry. Today, Binance has agreed to acquire FTX in a deal that’s shocked even the most veteran of crypto acolytes. What will this mean…

Pandemic Winners Struggle in the Post-Pandemic World

statista.com Zoom Video Communications, the company that rose to fame during the early days of the pandemic, ended fiscal 2024 on a strong note, reporting results for its fourth fiscal…

Gentex's HomeLink Brand Expands To Provide Smart Home & Security Systems

benzinga.com ZEELAND, Mich., Feb. 27, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at the International Builders' Show, Gentex Corporation GNTX announced the launch of HomeLink Smart Home Solutions, a…

Spotify Paid Out a Record $4.5B to Independent Labels & Publishers in 2023

billboard.com Spotify paid out nearly $4.5 billion to independent rights holders in 2023, or roughly half of the more than $9 billion the streaming service paid to all labels and…

Money Trees: 3 Top Stocks to Buy for $5,000 in Annual Dividend Income

investorplace.com No matter if you have a lot of money to invest or just a little, you can reach your income goals with these super divdend stocks Buying dividend stocks has proved itself a…

Futures muted, Lowe's to report, Bitcoin jumps

investing.com Investing.com -- Futures hover around the flatline on Tuesday after last week's artificial intelligence-powered rally showed signs of slowing in the previous session. Lowe's…

Flop rock: inside the underground floppy disk music scene

theverge.com The first computery thing I do in the year 2024 is nudge a 3.5-inch floppy disk into a USB floppy drive that I bought from an online merchant working out of Singapore’s…

6 Tools to Streamline Your Retirement Planning

aol.com Preparing financially for retirement takes diligent tracking of savings, investments and benefit projections over decades. Thankfully, the right tools exist to help chart…

Palo Alto rises, Alphabet sinks

cnbc.com Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street.…

H&R Block used deceptive marketing and unfairly deleted tax filer data, FTC complaint alleges

cnbc.com After cracking down on TurboTax maker Intuit , the Federal Trade Commission has filed an administrative complaint against H&R Block , alleging the company deceptively…

FTC accuses H&R Block of 'unfair' and 'misleading' practices

thestreet.com As millions of Americans are beginning to file their taxes in the midst of tax season, the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on one of the most popular tax…

Soda Maker Market Size to Exceed USD 2.2 billion by 2031, with a Robust CAGR of 5.6%

benzinga.com Wilmington, Delaware, United States, Feb. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transparency Market Research Inc. -The is estimated to flourish at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2023 to 2031.…

Home Depot's Muted Outlook Could Indicate A Muted Macroeconomic Year Lies Ahead

benzinga.com By guiding for a year of moderation on the horizon, Home Depot HD could be indicative of more than a wind down in housing projects. If Lowe’s Companies Inc LOW reports a…

‘I shouldn’t be punished’: My sister can’t afford to buy me out of our mother’s $450,000 house. She has no home. What should I do?

marketwatch.com My father passed away several years ago. My parent’s home has long been paid for and my mother probably has roughly $120,000 in liquid assets (bank accounts, CDs and a…

2 friends who sold everything to move off-grid together say prioritizing friendship over a romantic partnership has been a relief

businessinsider.com Savannah, left, and Casey, right, live in the Southeastern US. Hey Wanderer Savannah and Casey are best friends who moved off-grid together. They didn't want to put their…

Simple HealthKit Launches Expanded Kidney Health Evaluation for Patients with Diabetes (KED) Program to Help Payers Improve Patient Health, Boost STAR Ratings…

benzinga.com LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From the Conference (Los Angeles; Feb 25-28), , which provides the first human-centric, complete diagnostics platform with…

Futures edge lower; economic data, earnings this week

investing.com Investing.com -- U.S. futures point to a lower start on Monday, with traders looking ahead to key economic data releases later in the week and a slate of corporate earnings.…

It's just a little wood and glass. So why is getting stuff framed so expensive?

businessinsider.com Getting stuff framed is a confounding and expensive endeavor. Does it really have to be like this? iStock; Rebecca Zisser/BI At the start of the year, I decided that I would…

FTC accuses H&R Block of deceiving customers

wsoctv.com The Federal Trade Commission says the tax prep company pushed some taxpayers to use more expensive products than they needed and then, made it inconvenient for them to…

I’ve been diagnosed with dementia. I suddenly could not spell or write legibly: ‘I don’t want my wife to lose everything.’

finance.yahoo.com None The scourge of fine print: Even Donald Trump’s new line of sneakers comes with caveats. • None DWAC updates SEC filings to reflect new risk factors in plan to buy Trump…

H&R Block wiped out tax data of filers looking for less pricey option, FTC alleges

cbsnews.com H&R Block marketed its tax-preparation products as free yet deleted the data of customers as way to pressure them into paying for pricier services, the Federal Trade…

H&R Block’s online tax prep tricked customers into paying more money, FTC claims

marketwatch.com H&R Block made it too hard for taxpayers to opt out of pricier tax-preparation plans and tricked customers about what types of taxes could be done for free, according to…

H&R Block clears data of filers looking to pay less, FTC alleges

aol.com H&R Block marketed its tax-preparation products as free yet deleted the data of customers as way to pressure them into paying for pricier services, the Federal Trade…

What are credit repair companies and how do they work?

aol.com None Credit repair consists of finding and fixing mistakes on your credit report to boost your score. • None Credit repair is something you can do on your own for free but…

Different types of credit repair and how they work

aol.com None Credit repair is a term used to describe the process of restoring your credit rating. • None You can hire a credit repair company to do the legwork for you or repair…

The 5 Highest Yielding Dividend Aristocrats Are Strong Value Buys Now

247wallst.com Since 1926, dividends have accounted for almost a third of the total return of the S&P 500, so regardless of whether the market is up, down, or flat, regular dividend…

TSplus Announces Strategic Partnership with IONOS in France

benzinga.com PARIS, Feb. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TSplus, one of the leading providers of remote access solutions, continues to expand its activities in France with the official…

Home Depot's average customer is a white baby boomer who spent $856 there last year

businessinsider.com Numerator found that Home Depot's typical shopper is a white woman over 60 years old who owns her home in the suburbs. LM Otero/AP Images Home Depot has more than 2,300…

Pinterest Launches Its First Streaming Show With Media Company Tastemade

mediapost.com Pinterest has announced its first streaming show, which will further expand its roster of video content partnerships and explore in-app shopping capabilities. “Deliciously…

Millennials and Gen Zers are worried about outliving their savings and are turning to hot-stock tips. But a comprehensive retirement plan drives better outcomes

aol.com Retirement planning for millennials and Gen Zers looks much different than it did for older generations. Pensions and Social Security were once the norm. Today, they’re the…

5 things to know before you tackle an expensive outdoor renovation

aol.com None Outdoor projects have a high return on investment, as they can increase curb appeal, the liveable space and the overall feel of a home. • None Pricier and bigger isn’t…

Pittsburgh’s Four Chord Music Fest Announces Lineup, New Location for 10th Anniversary

billboard.com Pittsburgh’s long running indie punk, emo and hardcore Four Chord Music Festival is celebrating its 10th birthday at a new venue this year, the 140-year-old historical…

good2grow™ Character Tops Extend Fun Beyond The Last Sip

benzinga.com TerraCycle and good2grow Encourage Families to Repurpose and Recycle Bottle Toppers from Fun-to-Drink Beverages TRENTON, N.J., Feb. 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- good2grow™, a…

Pinterest Launches Video Programming in Partnership With Tastemade

socialmediatoday.com Pinterest is looking to take the next step with its original content push, with the launch of a new streaming show, in partnership with Tastemade, that will feature various…

Hargreaves Lansdown: a former upstart targeted by new digital rivals

ft.com The UK’s largest DIY investment platform faces competition from challengers who claim to have lower costs and better technology

Could Home Depot snatch up home improvement market share?

finance.yahoo.com reported declining sales in its fourth-quarter earnings. CEO Edward Decker pointed to higher interest rates as a headwind challenging the home improvement retailer's demand.…

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