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How much do airlines owe you for flight delays?
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How much do airlines owe you for flight delays?

By on Jan 28, 2015

This week’s major snowstorm on the East Coast prompted airlines to cancel thousands of flights. It will take days for the system to get back to normal, putting travelers at risk of a flight delay, a cancellation or involuntary bumping.  While the U.S. Department of Transportation offers guidelines, it’s mostly left to the airlines to […]

Hockey's Sean Avery offers some important money advice
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Hockey’s Sean Avery offers some important money advice

It’s a tale as old as professional sports. An athlete gets a multi-million dollar contract, and spends his money on the assumption that he’s actually worth what his million-dollar base salary says he’s worth. Sean Avery, the former New York Rangers center, offers some important money advice in his first article for The Players’ Tribune. […]

Entertaining Business: The Super Bowl means big TV sales
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Entertaining Business: The Super Bowl means big TV sales

The hype leading up to the Super Bowl often means that people will flock to the stores to buy that enormous HDTV they’ve been eying, with the excuse they are having a viewing party for the game. In anticipation of this, most big box stores (and online retailers like Amazon) typically slash prices a bit before […]

Millennials and Money: who are the losers?
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Millennials and Money: who are the losers?

Millennials have come of age and are set to take over the economy. Here at the Reynolds Center, we want to stay on top of everything to do with millennials. We’ve launched a regular series, Millennials and Money, which will look at key issues affecting people born after 1980. Yesterday, we looked at the winners […]

Millennials and Money: who are the winners?
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Millennials and Money: who are the winners?

Millennials have come of age and are set to take over the economy. Here at the Reynolds Center, we want to stay on top of everything to do with millennials. We’re launching a regular series, Millennials and Money, which will look at key issues affecting people born after 1980. The Pew Research Center published a […]

Why Max Scherzer's mega-contract isn't all that sweet
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Why Max Scherzer’s mega-contract isn’t all that sweet

The Washington Nationals signed Max Scherzer for seven years at the cheap price of $210 million. No, that isn’t sarcasm: Scherzer’s $210 million deal is a bargain. Before you tear your hair out by this seemingly illogical statement, you should know that the ace is deferring half his compensation, and will receive payouts of $15 […]

Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20
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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20

Work in paradise. Good news for vacationers who can’t unplug while they’re away from the office: co-working spaces doubling as vacation retreats are popping up around the world to cater to workaholics. Some workers even stay at these destinations for an extended period time, thanks to job flexibility and an increasing desire for independence in […]

Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19
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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Jan. 19

Uber pitches cooperation in Europe. Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick announced on Sunday that the ride-service wants to work with politicians to find ways for it to operate legally in the EU. In looking to find new partnerships with European countries, Kalanick said he believes the company could create 50,000 jobs in 2015. The company, valued by investors […]

Entertaining Business: American Idol is losing its grip on the golden ticket
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Entertaining Business: American Idol is losing its grip on the golden ticket

American Idol is back for its 14th season. Did you even notice? When Idol debuted on Fox in 2002, everyone watched. Or at least it seemed like they did, with 22 million people tuning in to see Kelly Clarkson crowned as the show’s first winner. Season 2 had audiences nationally debating loudly about the merits of […]