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The Forbes 400: Which Georgians made the list of richest Americans?
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The Forbes 400: Which Georgians made the list of richest Americans?

Eight Georgians made the 2016 list of Forbes Magazine?셲 400 richest Americans.Gains in the stock market and growth by tech firms contributed to the biggest changes on this year?셲 list, Forbes said this week.
Genuine Parts in deal for Minnesota company

Genuine Parts in deal for Minnesota company

Genuine Parts, the Atlanta-based company that sells auto parts under the NAPA brand, said one of its units is buying a Minnesota company that distributes products for industrial automation and control.
Regulators expand protections to prepaid debit card users

Regulators expand protections to prepaid debit card users

Federal regulators announced new rules Wednesday governing the quickly growing prepaid debit card industry, an effort more than two years in the making which should bring basic account protections to its customers, who are often financially disadvantaged.

Extracting data from recorders in train crash may take days

Federal investigators are working to extract data from an event recorder on board a New Jersey commuter train that crashed last week, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 others, but say it may be a few days before they release the information.
Classic Rhode Island diner rescued from wrecking ball

Classic Rhode Island diner rescued from wrecking ball

Each year some of the roughly 2,000 factory-built diners around the United States are demolished, but an enduring fascination with the 20th-century breakfast tradition has helped some get rescued from the wrecking ball.
Vote to raise New Jersey gas tax by 23 cents rescheduled

Vote to raise New Jersey gas tax by 23 cents rescheduled

New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on an agreement between Democratic leaders and Republican Gov. Chris Christie to raise the state's gas tax by 23 cents a gallon to pay for road, bridge and transit work.

What the New Prepaid Debit Card Rules Say

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday released new federal rules that will require issuers of prepaid accounts to provide more security and clarity about fees and services.

How to Save for 2017 and 2057 at the Same Time

Say you?셱e diligently saving money for your upcoming wedding, you plan to own your own business someday, and then in 40 years you want to retire to a beautiful farm.
Trump Tower: Home to family, empire and claims of kickbacks

Trump Tower: Home to family, empire and claims of kickbacks

Six years after George Gjieli left federal prison, where he'd been sent for trying to break out a triple murderer, Donald Trump gave him a job running Trump Tower, where the billionaire businessman lived and worked.
Delta cancels 120 Florida flights due to Hurricane Matthew

Delta cancels 120 Florida flights due to Hurricane Matthew

Delta Air Lines is canceling 120 Florida flights due to Hurricane Matthew. Flights to and from Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach are being canceled starting around noon Thursday, according to Atlanta-based Delta.

MGM CEO: ?쁗e are in this for the long game??

Georgia remains a tempting target for Las Vegas.The Peach State has the world?셲 busiest airport, a Top 10 media market and a growing population.

AmEx Adds Airfare Bonus on Platinum Card, but Doesn?셳 Add Much Buzz

In a brewing battle of pricey credit cards, The Platinum Card짰 from American Express혻has beefed up a key feature,혻giving it a little more firepower as it does battle with a new card from혻Chase that has made혻credit card optimizers positively혻giddy.
Albania police with electric cars, but no recharging spots

Albania police with electric cars, but no recharging spots

In a first for Albania, some police will soon be driving electric cars through the streets. Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri on Wednesday proudly introduced a small fleet of Volkswagen electric cars to be used by police, "the only one in the region and one of five in Europe.
US factory orders ticked up in August

US factory orders ticked up in August

Orders to U.S. factories edged higher in August, with a key category that tracks business investment plan rising for a third straight month.
World court has no jurisdiction in nuclear disarmament case

World court has no jurisdiction in nuclear disarmament case

The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday rejected nuclear disarmament cases filed by the tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands against Britain, India and Pakistan, saying it did not have jurisdiction.
UK leader May vows centrist govt after EU exit 'revolution'

UK leader May vows centrist govt after EU exit 'revolution'

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the shape, if not the detail, of her vision for Britain on Wednesday, saying government should play a bigger role in people's lives than it has under some of her Conservative predecessors.
Eurozone growth 'losing momentum' as Britain rebounds

Eurozone growth 'losing momentum' as Britain rebounds

Britain's exit from the European Union — whenever it takes place — is a cloud over the economic outlook for both the country and its major trading partners within the 19-country eurozone.
Stocks lower on expectation of US rate hike, dim outlook

Stocks lower on expectation of US rate hike, dim outlook

Global stocks mostly fell on Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve officials strengthened expectations of an interest rate increase this year and economic indicators showed muted growth in Europe.
New FBI head in San Francisco was key figure in iPhone hack

New FBI head in San Francisco was key figure in iPhone hack

Special Agent Jack Bennett was at the FBI's computer investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, on a Sunday in March when an outside company showed the bureau how it could hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.

The Keys to Financial Wellness for Millennials

By Roslyn Lash Learn more about Roslyn혻on NerdWallet?셲 Ask an Advisor Getting a job, buying a car, buying a home혻??all of these milestones are both exciting and at times stressful for young adults just getting started.
Hartsfield-Jackson to hold job fair

Hartsfield-Jackson to hold job fair

Hartsfield-Jackson International is hosting a job fair with employers at the airport offering more than 500 jobs.
Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectation

Asian stocks lower on Fed rate hike expectation

Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve officials strengthened expectations of a rate hike by the Fed within this year.

What the New Prepaid Card Rules Mean For You

Prepaid cards are about to get easier to understand and more secure. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday released long-awaited, final rules on prepaid accounts to give consumers federal protections that already are available on checking accounts and credit cards.
Don't expect Fitbits to improve health, help drop pounds

Don't expect Fitbits to improve health, help drop pounds

Wearing a fitness tracker may help you keep tabs on how many steps you take, but the devices themselves — even with the lure of a cash reward — probably won't improve your health, according to the biggest study yet done on the trendy technology.
Google's new lineup of phones and gadgets: A quick glance

Google's new lineup of phones and gadgets: A quick glance

Google is taking a page from Apple's playbook by making a bigger push to build its own hardware. Rick Osterloh, head of Google's new hardware group, said that in doing so, Google can take full advantage of capabilities it's designing with artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Google gets aggressive with new phones, other gadgets

Google gets aggressive with new phones, other gadgets

Google ratcheted up its rivalry with Apple and Amazon by unveiling new smartphones, an internet-connected speaker that channels a digital assistant, and other gadgets the company hopes to make indispensable.
UK stock market just shy of record high as pound drops

UK stock market just shy of record high as pound drops

Britain's main stock market fell agonizingly short of an all-time high on Tuesday amid a groundswell of optimism that exporters and multinationals will benefit from the pound's woes in the wake of the country's vote to leave the European Union in June.

How To Tell If Your 401(k) Is a Dud

There?셲 a lot to like about employer-sponsored retirement plans like the 401(k). They?셱e convenient, funded via automatic payroll deduction.

Millions leaving government insurance money on the table?

Millions of Americans who bought individual health insurance outside the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges may be leaving money on the table if they skip those marketplaces again in picking 2017 coverage, a new report says.

4 Money Lessons From Rapper Dee-1

Most musicians give lousy financial advice. Whether it’s Madonna’s “Material Girl” or Puff Daddy’s “It?셲 All About the Benjamins,” many혻give the impression that cash is for showing off, not saving up.
Holiday sales expected to be up 3.6 percent

Holiday sales expected to be up 3.6 percent

Americans are expected to spend at a faster clip than last year for the critical holiday season, helped by an economy that should only continue to pick up, according to the nation's largest retail industry trade group.
Kempner: Trump?셲 ?쁤enius,??or Tax Law 101?

Kempner: Trump?셲 ?쁤enius,??or Tax Law 101?

The word ?쐅enius??was brutally maligned this week. It deserves an apology from Rudy Giuliani.The former New York City mayor labeled his buddy Donald Trump a ?쐅enius??because he apparently used nearly $1 billion in business losses to avoid paying any federal income taxes, possibly for years.
Futuristic Dubai dreams of hyperloop transit tubes

Futuristic Dubai dreams of hyperloop transit tubes

A network of tubes whisking passengers across a country at close to the speed of sound may seem like a sci-fi pipe dream, but in the already futuristic city of Dubai it would fit right in.

How Couples Are Sabotaging Their Retirement

Coupling up has a lot of perks, financial and otherwise. Married people have more wealth, a nightly couch companion and automatic rescue ??via an agreed-upon I?셫-just-scratching-my-eyebrow signal ??from the token close-talker at a party.

Ericsson cuts 3,000 jobs in Sweden, reduces operations

Ericsson said Tuesday it will cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden, or nearly 20 percent of its local workforce, and will downsize operations at several plants as part of its global plan to cut costs by 9 billion kronor ($1 billion) in 2017.
Experts: No clear criminal case over Trump tax disclosure

Experts: No clear criminal case over Trump tax disclosure

Donald Trump tax documents were published without his permission in The New York Times, but that doesn't necessarily make for a clear-cut criminal case against the newspaper or its source.
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