POMONA, Calif. — A bachelor’s in beer? A master’s in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies.
The tax burden on Social Security benefits isn’t just for couples filing joint returns. It’s an equal opportunity burden — it falls on singles, too. Whatever your marital status, you are subject to the tax if you have income from sources other than Social Security.
The arrival of spring was last week’s column topic. I talked about new leaves and flowers, of patios and music. I talked about eagerly anticipating our upcoming festivals. I encouraged readers to get outside, take it all in, live out loud.
NEW YORK (AP) — Things are finally looking up for Barbie.
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home.
WASHINGTON — An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety were announced Friday by the Department of Transportation.
In a previous column, we talked about stockbrokers as being salespeople who charge commissions and provide investments that are “suitable.”
Kroger will open its eighth Marketplace store in North Texas with a grand-opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday. The store, 4620 State Highway 121 in Lewisville, will anchor Castle Hills Marketplace, a 400,000-square-foot shopping center being built by Cencor Realty Services.
Tax reform is in the air — again. This means we will be subject to the wretched posturing of politicians saying they want to help the middle class. They will do this by giving us some of our income back and calling it tax relief.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The federal government began the review process Friday on Royal Dutch Shell’s plans to continue a drilling program it halted in 2012 in Arctic waters off Alaska’s northern shore.
NEW YORK — It’s a chilling moment: A message appears on a computer screen, saying the files are encrypted and the only way to access them is by paying a ransom.
The University of North Texas is one step closer to buying the 91,000-square-foot building that currently houses Sack & Save. The Board of Regents authorized the university to complete the purchase for $6.25 million, and university officials expect the deal to go through in the next 90 days.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Holdings Inc., will be paid $48,300 to speak Thursday at the University of North Texas. The two founded the company in Burlington, Vermont,...
I was ahead of schedule on a beautiful morning in downtown Austin. I knew just what to do with the extra bit of time on my hands: stop for breakfast on a patio and soak up the fresh air before working indoors the rest of the day.
Some gilded cages are about to rattle. The financial quake will be felt all over California. Ditto Honolulu, New York and Boston. Indeed, in every place where homes are priced high, higher and highest, angst will prevail.
WASHINGTON — A weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added just 126,000 jobs — the fewest since December 2013 — snapping a 12-month streak of gains above 200,000.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation’s Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein said this. I first encountered this particular Einstein quote a few weeks ago when our team was making final preparations for Denton’s debut at the enormous South by Southwest Interactive Exposition (SXSWi) in Austin. It was Eric Pulido who said it, and the moment he did, it rang true in my heart about Denton.
Imagine you are in your 60s, looking over your shoulder for signs that your job will soon disappear. Imagine you don’t have a pension. Imagine you don’t have much money in your 401(k) plan. Indeed, you may have next to nothing. What you have is your home, one you have lived in for a long time — long enough to have paid off the mortgage.
NEW YORK — Complying with the health insurance law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn’t have to spend before the new regulations went into effect.