Here’s how to make money off the clothes you used to wear to the office

Here's how to make money off the clothes you used to wear to the office

Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Many workers are finding themselves in an office less often than before the pandemic, and some haven’t gone back at all. So what to do with all those office clothes hanging in your closet? Here are some ideas. Get cash for your clothes You can sell your work clothing … Read more

In France’s election, a meaty issue unites Jews and Muslims

In France's election, a meaty issue unites Jews and Muslims

PARIS — As she cooks lunch and talks politics, Jewish voter Sarah Gutmann has a nasty feeling — of would-be French president Marine Le Pen invading the privacy of her home, reaching directly into her life and the plates of chicken and kosher sausages that she is frying for her husband and their eldest son. … Read more

Capitol Police say animal control has captured a fox after 6 people bitten or nipped

Capitol Police say animal control has captured a fox after 6 people bitten or nipped

CNN — The US Capitol Police tweeted pictures of a captured fox Tuesday after warning earlier in the day of an “aggressive fox” roaming the grounds of the Capitol in an email to Hill staffers and a congressman saying the animal bit through his pant leg. “#BREAKING: Captured,” Capitol Police’s account wrote in a thread … Read more

McDonald’s workers reach settlement deal over harassment

McDonald's workers reach settlement deal over harassment

Former McDonald’s workers who alleged rampant sexual harassment at their Michigan restaurant have reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the restaurant’s former owner By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writer April 4, 2022, 11:15 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Former McDonald’s workers who alleged rampant sexual harassment at … Read more

Starbucks halts stock buybacks as Schultz returns

Starbucks halts stock buybacks as Schultz returns

Longtime Starbucks leader Howard Schultz returned to the company as interim CEO Monday By MATT OTT and DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writers April 4, 2022, 6:45 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SILVER SPRING, Md. — Longtime Starbucks leader Howard Schultz — who returned to the company as interim … Read more

Millennials Are Behind Other Generations in Saving for Retirement

Millennials Are Behind Other Generations in Saving for Retirement

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. The cards seem to be stacked against millennials when it comes to making the most of … Read more

Social Security retirement age reaches 67. Some say it may go higher

Social Security retirement age reaches 67. Some say it may go higher

Many Americans eagerly look forward to a time when they can stop working and officially set their status to “retired.” But when asked what age they anticipate that could be, there isn’t a consensus. The average age when people say they hope to retire is 62, according to one survey. That is also the age … Read more

Unemployment rate near prepandemic levels

Unemployment rate near prepandemic levels

A ‘We’re Hiring!’ sign is displayed at a Starbucks mario tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images The March jobs report showed unemployment rates near pre-Covid levels across racial lines, with sharp improvements for Black workers, who have been hardest hit by the pandemic. The US unemployment rate overall dipped to 3.6% in March, … Read more

Judge approves Activision Blizzard sexual harassment settlement

Judge approves Activision Blizzard sexual harassment settlement

From left, Brian Grazer, founder of Imagine Entertainment, and Bobby Kotick, chief executive officer of Activision Blizzard, arrive at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 9, 2019, in Sun Valley, Idaho. Drew Anger | Getty Images A federal judge has approved video game publisher Activision Blizzard’s settlement with the US Equal … Read more

Why pay raises alone won’t help fill America’s 11 million open jobs

Why pay raises alone won't help fill America's 11 million open jobs

Millions of Americans are quitting and starting new jobs at record pace while openings remain at an all-time high, and employers are at a loss over how to solve the talent crisis. Some 6.7 million people were hired into new jobs in February, according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, … Read more