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Don't like to fly?  We tried a sleepover bus from DC to Nashville.

Don’t like to fly? We tried a sleepover bus from DC to Nashville.

Taking an 11-hour bus instead of a two-hour flight might not seem like an ideal transportation swap, but Napaway, a premium sleeper coach service, might just change your mind. I was skeptical before heading out on the 600+ mile overnight trip from Washington, DC to Nashville. Unlike the Jet bus, which takes about the same …

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Here's how much the average 60-year-old American has in retirement savings - how does your nest egg compare?

Here’s how much the average 60-year-old American has in retirement savings – how does your nest egg compare?

Here’s how much the average 60-year-old American has in retirement savings – how does your nest egg compare? Even Americans with only modest retirement funds may be shocked to learn how many people are in dire straits: as in, they have no nest egg at all. A new Federal Reserve study shows that one in …

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Starbucks' latest safety closure shocks Indiana community

Starbucks’ latest safety closure shocks Indiana community

Burt Flickinger, managing director of the Strategic Resource Group, on which companies grapple with pandemic exit strategies. An Indianapolis, Indiana, Starbucks location in the city’s downtown is the latest to close due to public safety concerns, which has confused some business owners and community members who claim not to have had any problems with crime. …

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"Mark Zuckerberg tells us he doesn't think he has a core business": Meta Analyst

“Mark Zuckerberg tells us he doesn’t think he has a core business”: Meta Analyst

Shares of Facebook’s parent company Meta Platforms (META) are brewing as the tech company spends money making virtual reality hardware, raising awareness and finding friends for a future in the metaverse. Its clients’ advertising budgets are tightening as companies restructure costs amid macro challenges — leading even one optimistic analyst to say the third quarter …

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Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture

Exxon employees are quitting en masse over strict company culture, report says

Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture, according to a new report. In the past two years, even as Exxon raked in record profits, it lost 12,000 employees worldwide, less than half of whom were laid off, according to a lengthy report …

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Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture

Exxon employees are quitting en masse over strict company culture, report says

Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture, according to a new report. In the past two years, even as Exxon raked in record profits, it lost 12,000 employees worldwide, less than half of whom were laid off, according to a lengthy report …

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Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture

Exxon employees are quitting en masse over strict company culture, report says

Exxon Mobil is experiencing its highest attrition rate in decades, with disgruntled workers complaining about a strict, fear-based corporate culture, according to a new report. In the past two years, even as Exxon raked in record profits, it lost 12,000 employees worldwide, less than half of whom were laid off, according to a lengthy report …

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Where Home Prices Are Heading in 2023 in Your Local Housing Market, According to Zillow's Revised Forecast

Where Home Prices Are Heading in 2023 in Your Local Housing Market, According to Zillow’s Revised Forecast

Of course, a few weeks later, the pandemic housing boom began to falter. With every forecast since, Zillow has cut its 12-month home price outlook. In April, Zillow revised it down to 14.9%. In May, it was revised down to 11.6%. In July, it was revised down to 7.8%. In August, it was revised down …

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Former WSJ reporter claims law firm used Indian hackers to sabotage his career

Former WSJ reporter claims law firm used Indian hackers to sabotage his career

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – A former Wall Street Journal reporter is accusing a major U.S. law firm of using mercenary hackers to oust him from his job and ruin his reputation. In a lawsuit filed Friday evening, Jay Solomon, the Journal’s former chief foreign correspondent, said Philadelphia-based Dechert LLP worked with Indian hackers to …

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What would Elon Musk do with Twitter?  The answer is in his texts

What would Elon Musk do with Twitter? The answer is in his texts

Musk’s lawsuit against Twitter has already brought some interesting details about the billionaire’s life into the public eye. But first, let’s take a step back. Remember when Elon Musk bought Twitter? He initially seemed very serious about buying the platform and even signed a legal agreement to acquire the company. Eventually, Musk backed out of …

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