On Tax Day, an extension may be better than rushing a return!!

(AP) — Monday is Tax Day — the federal deadline for individual tax filing and payments — and the IRS expects to receive tens of millions of last-minute filings electronically and through paper forms. As of April 8, the IRS had received more than 103 million returns for this tax season, and it had issued more than 63 million refunds worth more than $204 billion. For comparison, last … Continue reading On Tax Day, an extension may be better than rushing a return!!

Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight

(ABCNews.go.con) Rents have exploded across the country, causing many to fall behind on payments, dig deep into their savings or downsize to subpar units Krystal Guerra’s Miami apartment has a tiny kitchen, cracked tiles, warped cabinets, no dishwasher and hardly any storage space. But Guerra was fine with the apartment’s shortcomings. It was all part of being a 32-year-old graduate student in South Florida, she … Continue reading Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight

Justin Bieber buys Bored Ape NFT for $1.29M

Justin Bieber purchased a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT for $1.29 million, paying a reported 300 percent more than its valued market price. The singer posted a photo of the new BAYC #3001 – which features a cartoon ape in a black T-shirt with tears in its eyes – to his Instagram on Monday, along with lyrics from his 2021 hit song “Lonely.” “What if you had it … Continue reading Justin Bieber buys Bored Ape NFT for $1.29M

NFT Platform Autograph, With Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Naomi Osaka On Its Board Of Advisors, Raises $170M

Autograph, a non-fungible token (NFT) platform, is off to quite the start. Since its release, AfroTech has shared its collections from Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles, Tiger Woods, and Usain Bolt, who are all on its board of advisors. Now, the platform — founded by Tom Brady — has started 2022 off with a bang. The Funding Round On Jan. 19, Autograph announced the raise of a $170 million Series B … Continue reading NFT Platform Autograph, With Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Naomi Osaka On Its Board Of Advisors, Raises $170M

Ikea to hike prices amid supply chain woes, inflation

Your Billy bookcase is about to cost way more. Ikea will hike prices for the foreseeable future as it contends with supply chain disruptions and higher costs for raw materials, the owner of most of its stores confirmed Thursday. The beloved affordable furniture retailer’s prices will rise an average of 9 percent at stores around the world, with variations in some markets based on “localized inflationary pressures,” … Continue reading Ikea to hike prices amid supply chain woes, inflation

Apple iPhone factory workers ate rotten food in rat-filled dorms: investigation

Indian women assembling Apple iPhones had to survive off worm-infested food while living in rat-filled dorms without running water — all for less than $5 a day, according to a new investigation.  News of the sickening conditions at a factory with 17,000 workers comes as Apple pays out holiday bonuses of up to $180,000 to some US engineers. The situation was thrust into the public eye … Continue reading Apple iPhone factory workers ate rotten food in rat-filled dorms: investigation

Williams-Sonoma fires scores of remote workers just days before Christmas

Williams-Sonoma fired scores of remote workers in a series of tense conference calls this week — a month before they expected their seasonal jobs to end, according to a report. The upscale home goods giant fired remote employees who had worked for the retailer and its subsidiary brands Pottery Barn and West Elm, according to the Daily Mail, which cited a Tampa, Florida-based anonymous employee. “It’s awful, … Continue reading Williams-Sonoma fires scores of remote workers just days before Christmas