Many seasoned shoppers know that Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving, this year Nov. 23 — is a great day to score deep discounts on everything from clothes to tech gadgets. But figuring out where to get the best deals can be challenging. Personal finance website WalletHub’s new study sheds light on the sea

Amazon is huge. So huge, in fact, that approximately 64% of American households had a Prime membership in 2017. And yet for how pervasive Amazon is, far fewer of that 64% percent would likely say they put much conscious thought into getting the most out of their membership. We recognize the low prices, easy layout,

Young entrepreneur Gabriel Gonzalez, of Raleigh, sees firsthand the benefits of networking within the technology sphere. That’s one reason the Venezuelan immigrant and his teammates decided to apply for Carolina Fintech Hub’s inaugural Generation Blockchain Challenge. Representing North Carolina State University, Gonzalez and his team pitched a platform called Versity, which allows students to access

North Carolina has been experiencing strong economic growth over the past decade. Business has been thriving due to the skilled population, low tax rates, and emergence as a technology research hub. The state has many financing opportunities available to small business owners, depending on what the business offers and the type of funding they need.

Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click “purchase.” But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state where it doesn’t have an office, warehouse or other

A Charlotte man accused of gaining more than $1 million in a Ponzi scheme was indicted this week. Nickolas M. Godfrey is accused of operating the Ponzi scheme through his company Coast to Coast Business Funding, which he falsely represented was successfully generating substantial revenue by providing short-term cash advances to businesses. Godfrey reportedly collected more

Most European markets closed Easter Monday Major U.S. markets will be closed for Good Friday, while most European exchanges will also remain shut for Easter Monday. U.S. financial markets will be closed on March 30 for Good Friday. The Easter weekend, including Easter Monday on April 2, also coincides with Passover this year, which begins

Oftentimes, we in the teaching profession are so busy with our students and our personal lives that our finances get overlooked. Whether you are just getting started in the teaching profession or thinking about your retirement, it’s essential that you financially plan for your future. We asked veterans from the teaching profession what their financial planning strategies were, and this is

Ease Up on Energy Consumption Home upgrades that reduce energy reliance (Family Features) Enhancing your home’s energy-efficient features is a savvy way to make the space more livable while also making a smaller impact on the environment and your bank account. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the average American homeowner spends about $2,000