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Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:30 PM ET

CBS News - Business

Minimum wage in 20 states, cities and counties to rise July 1 -- The "vital" salary hikes come as the federal minimum wage has been stagnant for nearly 13 years.

2 hours ago

These U.S. companies are covering travel costs for abortions -- Bellwethers from finance, technology and retail industries are bankrolling workers who need to access reproductive services.

12 hours ago

Abortion pill: Can women in anti-abortion states still get it? -- Here's what to know about access to "medication abortion" following the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

22 hours ago

Home listings surge as some buyers are pushed to sidelines -- With "more supply and somewhat less demand, the housing market is rebalancing," said one analyst.

2 hours ago

Key inflation gauge rose 6.3% in May, unchanged from April -- A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 6.3% in May from a year earlier, unchanged from its level in April.

7 hours ago

How much can you save with a gas credit card? -- Not taking advantage of any fuel-savings programs at all is a mistake, according to one analyst.

5 hours ago

Xerox CEO John Visentin dies unexpectedly at 59 -- Xerox officials said Visentin, who joined the company in 2018, died from "complications from an ongoing illness."

5 hours ago

Gas prices still falling ahead of busy holiday travel weekend -- Gasoline prices are tracking drop in crude costs, which account for nearly $3 for every $4.89 at the pump.

5 hours ago

Ben & Jerry's to return to West Bank as Unilever sells Israeli assets -- Sale means brand will return to Israel and West Bank - with or without Vermont ice cream maker's support.

2 hours ago

How much mortgage can you afford based on your salary, income and assets? -- Before you can even start searching for a new home, you first need to zero in on your homebuying budget.

20 days ago

6 REASONS TO REFINANCE YOUR MORTGAGE

9 days ago

How the Fed's rate hike affects mortgage rates

9 days ago

Need private mortgage insurance? Here's what you need to know

9 days ago

How to choose a financial adviser that's right for you -- There are several reasons to hire a financial adviser - at any stage of life, whether you're preparing for retirement or just launching your career.

21 days ago

What is a credit score, and what is it used for? -- Lenders use your credit score to judge your ability to pay back a loan. Understanding your credit score - and how to improve it - can be a financial life changer.

9 days ago

How to improve your credit score from fair to good

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How to find the best high-yield savings accounts

6 days ago

7 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY ONLINE

9 days ago

Instagram, Facebook ban abortion pill posts after Roe ruling -- Memes and status updates explaining how women can legally obtain abortion pills in the mail have surged on the platforms.

2 days ago

Hackers swipe $100 million from blockchain bridge Harmony -- Attack is the third major theft this year involving services that help users trade crypto across different blockchains.

6 days ago

Yelp to shut 3 offices, saying the "future of work" is remote -- Employees at the online review company used less than 2% of its office space in Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C.

7 days ago

Bitcoin extends slide as cryptocurrency selloff deepens -- "Something that offers little now beyond speculative rallies is going to continue to struggle," one analyst said.

15 days ago

Layoffs hit tech sector amid biggest downturn in 15 years -- High-tech startups are reassessing their prospects for the future as interest rates rise and investors get queasy.

16 days ago

Amazon to launch drone deliveries this year in California -- E-commerce giant is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and local regulators to secure permits.

16 days ago

Google ordered to pay $515,000 in defamation suit in Australia -- Google "facilitated the publication of horribly racist material" with two YouTube videos, plaintiff's lawyer says.

24 days ago

Elon Musk threatens to cancel Twitter buyout -- Lawyers for the Tesla CEO accused Twitter of withholding information on the true number of bots on the platform.

24 days ago

A fix for McDonald's soft-serve machines? -- As the fast-food chain's non-functioning ice-cream machines became a national punchline, tech startup Kytch developed a device that helped franchisees get their machines back online - and that's when the fight over soft-serve began to really heat up.

25 days ago

How to use your car to earn cash without driving for a living -- You don't have to work for Uber or Lyft to make money using your car. Instead, just wrap it in ads.

20 days ago

Optimism among small business owners at historic low amid inflation surge -- Nationally, 85% of small businesses experienced financial challenges in the last year, according to the Small Business Credit Survey.

23 days ago

Americans need $35.80 an hour to afford basics. Few make that. -- Workers in only two of 3,100 U.S. counties typically earn enough to meet basic needs, new study finds.

11 days ago

Labor shortage is biggest challenge for small businesses -- Labor shortages, the Omicron variant and supply chain issues pose significant challenges to small businesses.

5 months ago

Bringing equity to the VC funding process - New data released by Crunchbase shows that only 2.2% of all venture funding went to female-founded startups in the first eight months of this year. Deena Shakir, partner at Lux Capital, joins CBSN to discuss what needs to change to bring equity for female entrepreneurs and investors. Sep 22, 2021 - 04:44

5 months ago

How can you financially prepare for a recession? -- "The quicker you move, the more agency you have in reducing the impact of a recession," one expert says.

9 days ago

Stock drop has erased $3 trillion in retirement savings this year -- With Americans' nest eggs mostly held in 401(k)s and IRAs, the swoon could force many to delay their retirement.

13 days ago

Social Security bill would give seniors an extra $2,400 a year -- Some lawmakers want to revise the retirement program to shore up its funding and boost benefits for its 69 million recipients.

14 days ago

How to manage your retirement account in a bear market -- With stocks plunging and inflation at a 40-year high, experts offer tips for riding out the turbulence.

15 days ago

Social Security official: Monthly benefits likely to rise 8% -- A cost-of-living adjustment of 8% would be the highest for Social Security beneficiaries since 1981.

21 days ago