Offers of extended warranties are increasingly becoming the norm for TVs and other relatively inexpensive goods.
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Companies these days offer insurance on pretty much anything you buy, no matter how inexpensive. How do you know when it's worth it?
Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.
The top U.S. foreign policy goals in Africa evidently no longer relate to human rights or democratic freedoms, but to protecting tiny, marginal American industries.
The tax agency, as it happens, singled out both conservative and liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny. But the myth that it picked on the tea party movement hasn't gone away.
China's young winemakers tell a very different story of how joint ventures with Western companies led to genuine partnerships – and success.
The president's tweets aside, the law provides strong protections to lawyers to ensure they can keep their clients' secrets safe.
While the proposed tariffs would have little effect on US wine sales in the short term, their long-term impact could be much more problematic.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
Three important aspects of international trade deals will limit the UK's democratic control over trade.
Business scholars have found that our physical environment can influence us in a variety of surprising ways – including by prompting us to engage in riskier behavior depending on elevation.
Changes to the official mandates guiding nonprofits and government agencies might be less significant than they appear.
Stephanie Clifford may be a 'porn star,' but her success is hardly typical of the vast majority of performers affected by the seismic changes in the industry.
People have to make countless decisions on a daily basis that involve some degree of risk, from boarding a plane to crossing the street. The trouble is most of us don't weigh risk well.
A purported contract between Sinclair and an anchor demanded a huge penalty if the employee quit. While many asked if that's legal, a more interesting question is why more companies don't do the same thing.
The ongoing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal has generated big headlines, but consumer and marketing research have long questioned the actual effectiveness of psychographic segmentation.
The recent March for Our Lives showed just how unsatisfied American youth are with their leaders. Recent polls suggest the economic system may be the next item on their agenda.
Spotify chose an unconventional route for its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. But its gutsy move will be a worry for the banks and doesn't guarantee a net benefit for the company.
Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery
The Cincinnati Reds' struggles on the field in recent years have extended into the courtroom, where they are battling to avoid paying sales tax on promotional giveaways they use to sell tickets.
The ingredients for a good old age differ, not just because of where you live, but also depending on your income.
Facebook has become a key part of the world's infrastructure, not just another tech company. It's time to start treating it that way.
Whether they do it full-time or as a side hustle, Americans who have some say over their schedules and tasks seem to covet the flexibility.