Small Business Spotlight 2022

Spread the Word

Share with your friends and help a small business!

Featured Stories from the 2021 Small Business Spotlight on GOBankingRates

Related Articles

Young soldier man using a computer into his office.

6 Resources for Veterans Starting Small Businesses

9 Best Small Business Ideas To Make Money From Home

How To Support Women-Owned Small Businesses

Citizens-Bank-Park, Philadelphia-Phillies

4 Small Businesses Making a Difference in Their Communities

Asian young woman startup small business owners with box for delivery online to customer ,pretty girl holding US dollars money lot of money happy smile work at home.

27 Best Small Business Ideas To Make Money in 2022

Save For Your Future




Sponsors of
Muslim woman planning for her child's education savings stock photo

How Much You Should Have in Your Savings Account at Every Stage of Life

Mid adult African American female loan officer reviews loan terms with a female customer.

4 Options for Your Money Other Than the Bank

Low angle view of African American businesswoman inserting credit card and withdrawing cash at ATM  while wearing protective mask on her face.

Experts: Here’s How Much You Should Have In Your Checking Account

Protect Yourself: 3 Steps You Should Take Before Opening Any Joint Accounts With a Partner

Couple in love enjoying summer vacations on a yacht in Zakynthos Greece - Navagio beach and having fun traveling again during coronavirus outbreak stock photo

Here’s How Much You Need To Earn To Be ‘Rich’ in Every State

Shot of a smiling young woman using laptop on kitchen counter.

10 Simple Habits of Money-Smart Individuals

Real Estate Suburb New Development in Austin , Texas , USA - evening afternoon sunset bright sunshine on front yards and facade of new homes in Central Texas Neighborhood.

18 Resolutions To Get Rich in 2022

How Long It Takes to Become a Millionaire in Every State

Save For Your Future




Sponsors of

The Latest from GOBankingRates

Brightly lit image of circulated US quarter dollar coins and paper roll on steel surface.

Have Any $200 Quarters Lying Around? It’s Worth Checking Your Spare Change

A single quarter could be worth more than $200 — and it has nothing to do with inflation. Learn: 5 Collector's Items Worth Selling for Extra CashExplore: 22 Side Gigs That Can Make You Richer Than a…

READ MORE
GO in the Know 3

GO in the Know: April Inflation Data, Small Business Sentiment & Top Financial News for May 11

Inflation is still near a 40-year high, but it also may be showing signs of slowing. It's a classic case of "glass half full or half empty." Either way, GOBankingRates is staying steady with the…

READ MORE
Emergency fund in the glass jar with cash.

Stimulus Update 2022: These 8 States Are Sending Checks — Is Yours One of Them?

Although plans of additional stimulus funds to help American households during the pandemic have fallen flat in Congress, eight states are providing additional financial help to those who need it…

READ MORE
millennial pays bills online

Millennials Crushed Negative Financial Stereotypes During the Pandemic, According to New Study

Millennials are beating the stereotypes about living large and being careless spenders. Having been through a recession and a pandemic, a new study finds that millennials are not only proactive about…

READ MORE
Asian family buy new house.

Homeownership by Age 30 Is Dwindling by Generation — Factors Causing the Shift and What Needs To Change

Evolving generational differences are having a big impact on homeownership and insurance usage in the U.S., with millennials and the youngest portion of Gen X experiencing significant delays in…

READ MORE
Man's hand holding three hundred US dollars and gas nozzle while  pumping gas into parked vehicle.

Consumer Price Index April 2022: How Much More Did Gas & Electric Cost You?

The U.S. Bureau of Statistics released the Consumer Price Index for April 2022 on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, revealing that inflation overall continues, with prices across the board rising 8.3% in the…

READ MORE
A mixed age range group of friends having a meal together at a restaurant.

Consumer Price Index: How Much More Did You Pay To Eat Out Because of Inflation in April 2022?

Personal finance experts often recommend cooking at home as one tactic to save money and stick to a budget. Restaurants charge roughly 300% more for any given meal than it would cost to cook the same…

READ MORE
Family traveling by plane and enjoying the service onboard.

Consumer Price Index: How Much Did Inflation Increase Your Travel Costs in April 2022?

American travelers didn't get much joy from Wednesday's U.S. inflation report, as the prices of both air fares and gasoline in April rose sharply from the previous year. On a monthly basis, gas prices…

READ MORE
House at the Venice Canals.

What Homes Will Be Worth in Your State by the End of 2023

READ MORE
Multicultural young girls shopping and paying with credit card in boutique, fashion shopping girls concept stock photo

Consumers Are More Secure With Personal Debt Levels Than US Economy at Large — What Will Turn the Tide?

With inflation at a 41-year high, and interest rates continuing to rise, plus exploding food and gas prices, it's not surprising that Americans' faith in the economy is waning. However, a new…

READ MORE
College and money stock photo

Student Loan Debt Becomes Second-Largest Consumer Debt Category Behind Mortgages

In the first quarter of 2022, student loan debt reached an all-time high of $1.59 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as reported by CNBC. Student loan debt accounts for…

READ MORE
A young black woman is at a routine medical appointment.

Consumer Price Index: How Much Did Inflation Increase What You Paid for Medical Services in April 2022?

Gas prices are up. Food and housing costs are soaring. U.S. inflation in April was 8.3% before seasonal adjustment, a little below the 40-year high in March of 8.5%, according to the Labor…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Brennan Linsley/AP/Shutterstock (6126122a)Reyna DeLoge Grocery and dairy assistant Reyna DeLoge stocks dairy products that only use milk from pasture-raised cows, at Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, in Denver.

Consumer Price Index: How Much Did Inflation Increase the Price of Bacon, Bread and Eggs?

Americans continued to pay more for food in April — particularly for eggs and dairy products — though the rate of inflation eased from previous months, according to the latest U.S. government…

READ MORE
Gavel and electronic devices. Regulation of blockchain. stock photo

Stablecoin Terra Crash Renews Regulators’ Call for Crypto Legislation

Stablecoin terraUSD (UST) crashed on May 10 and is down 54% at $0.44 on the morning of May 11, prompting regulators to renew calls for cryptocurrency legislation. See: 20 Genius Things Mark Cuban Says…

READ MORE
Portrait Of Shocked Young Housewife Checking Grocery Bills In Kitchen After Food Shopping In Supermarket, Millennial Lady Frustrated About Expensive Prices For Organic Products, Free Space.

Consumer Price Index: How Much Did Inflation Increase in April 2022?

If a trip to the grocery store, gas station or your favorite restaurant has you feeling as if prices are still rising, you'd be right. Granted, the first of several planned interest rate hikes by the…

READ MORE
Men using digital tablet in storage room of a natural product shop.

Small Business Optimism Remains Low, Inflation Concerns Highest Since 1980

Small business sentiment did not improve in April, with inflation continuing to be a major problem. Indeed, 32% of small business owners reported it's their single most important problem in operating…

READ MORE
Jack in the Box Restaurant Kapahulu stock photo

Does Jack in the Box Accept SNAP EBT Cards for Payment?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, helps low-income families and individuals purchase food they need from participating locations. SNAP benefits typically can't be used to buy hot…

READ MORE
Mother with kids shopping in market stock photo

SNAP Schedule 2022: May Payments

May is almost here, and millions of households are looking forward to their next SNAP payments. See: Surprising Things You Can Buy With Food StampsFind: SNAP 2022 — Is My State Giving Out Extra Money…

READ MORE
Retirement - lonely person stock photo

Are Social Security and SSDI the Same Thing?

The Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) programs are both managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and provide benefits to those who are unable to work, but each…

READ MORE
Modern senior couple in casual clothing stock photo

Social Security Optimization: Maximize Your Benefits Even If You Start Collecting Early

The rule of thumb for collecting Social Security benefits is the earlier you claim, the less you will receive via your monthly check. Conversely, the longer you wait, the larger your monthly benefit…

READ MORE
Creating healthy eating habits for children stock photo

SNAP Schedule: Social Security Number Determines When Louisiana Payments Distribute in May

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of low-income households; however, monthly funds account for only a portion of monthly food…

READ MORE
Shot of a family of four cooking together in their kitchen at home.

SNAP Benefits: When Will My Card Be Reloaded?

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are designed to help low-income families pay for food by providing money once a month. In most states, the benefits are deposited on the same day…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Andrew Harnik/AP/Shutterstock (12928459ak)President Joe Biden speaks at United Performance Metals in Hamilton, OhioBiden, Hamilton, United States - 06 May 2022.

Gas Prices Break All-Time High — Are Biden’s Energy Policies to Blame?

Anyone hoping that gas prices might already have peaked got some bad news on Monday, as average prices hit a new all-time high and left some industry watchers speculating that prices at the pump could…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by LAURENT GILLIERON/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10540485a)Exterior view on the international headquarters of US tobacco company Philip Morris is pictured in Lausanne, Switzerland, 27 January 2020.

Philip Morris Looks to Buy European Smokeless-Tobacco Rival — Should You Invest Before It Happens?

As cigarette sales continue to steadily decline post-pandemic — after a brief surge during the pandemic when people were stuck at home — U.S.-based tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI)…

READ MORE
Working in metaverse 3d rending.

Want to Make Money in the Metaverse? Here Are Some Classes You Can Take

Job opportunities in the metaverse continue to grow, according to a study from job search engine Adzuna as reported by GOBankingRates. The study showed job listings on the platform as being up 379%…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/Shutterstock (12931655e)A nearly empty baby formula display shelf is seen at a Target store in Orlando.

Baby Formula Shortage Worsens: Recalls and Supply Chain Issues Make It Hard for New Parents To Feed Infants

The baby formula out-of-stock rate nationwide sits at 40%, according to a report from Datasembly. In Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri, Texas, and Tennessee the rates were greater than 50%…

READ MORE
Physical representation of BTC.

40% of Bitcoin Investors Are Now Underwater – Can the Cryptocurrency Bounce Back?

Bitcoin continued its downward trend, decreasing in value 55% from its all-time high of $69,044, which was reached in November 2021. The crypto was hovering around $31,000 in the morning of May 10 and…

READ MORE
Illustrations in Poland.

Grindr is Going Public — What’s Behind the $2.1 Billion Valuation?

On May 9, the company behind popular LGBTQ social networking app Grindr announced that it will be going public after merging with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Tiga Acquisition Corp….

READ MORE
GO in the Know

GO in the Know: Gas Prices Peak Again, Musk’s Twitter Plan & Top Financial News for May 10

Today's lowdown on important financial stories is a mixed bag, but it's always a good thing when there's free fast food to be had. That doesn't quite rhyme, but I tried. Read on for that fast food…

READ MORE
Richmond - Circa April 2022: McDonald's Restaurant.

McDonald’s Is Offering a Free McChicken or McDouble Sandwich Because Mercury is in Retrograde

Are you one of those folks who occasionally get hit with a craving for a sandwich and a tarot card reading — both at the same time, and especially when Mercury is in retrograde? If so, then hustle…

READ MORE
McDonalds cheeseburger fries and drink on red and yellow backgro

As McDonald’s Prices Go Up, Customers Are Taking Action

When restaurants — or really, any business — sets prices, they take several factors into consideration. First, there's the cost of goods and labor used to create their menu items and serve the food….

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Patrick Pleul/AP/Shutterstock (12861811m)Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, .

Elon Musk’s Twitter Buyout Backers: Who Are They & How Much Did They Invest?

Elon Musk revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on May 4 that he has secured $7.14 billion in funding for his $44 billion Twitter acquisition. The named group of investors…

READ MORE
College and money stock photo

Student Loan Debt Could Top $3 Trillion – Here’s One Reason Why

Student loan forgiveness has been in the news spotlight for two years. With 44 million Americans that owe $1.7 trillion in student loans, critics are calling for schools to be held accountable and for…

READ MORE
Parents carrying son on shoulders on beach vacation.

When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in 2035

The future of Social Security remains uncertain, forcing people to ask questions like, "Will Social Security run out?" According to the 2021 annual report from the Social Security board of trustees,…

READ MORE
summer travel plans at sunset

Rise in Summer Vacations Makes Travel Stocks Enticing, but Is the Sector Strong Enough for Investing?

There are indicators everywhere, from packed airports to busy hotels, pointing to tremendous growth in the travel sector as we head into Summer 2022. In addition, the April jobs report showed 78,000…

READ MORE
Happy student studying and learning taking notes with a digital tablet in a coffee shop.

Why Virtual Job Fairs Are Not a Thing of the Past

Virtual job fairs weren't born of necessity two years ago; they were around long before any notion of a global pandemic. Even as we continue to normalize our work back to pre-COVID times, informing…

READ MORE
Sep 29, 2020 Palo Alto / CA / USA - Rivian headquarters in Silicon Valley; Rivian Automotive Inc is an American automaker and automotive technology company that develops electric vehicles.

How Ford Played a Role in Rivian Stock Drop and Future Implications

Electric vehicle company Rivian saw its stock crash following the announcement that Ford was selling 8 million shares. The stock closed down 21% on May 9 and was down 3% on May 10 in pre-market…

READ MORE
Logo illustration in India - 3 May 2022

Elon Musk’s Grand Plan for Twitter Revenue and Users Revealed

Much has been speculated about Elon Musk's potential plans for Twitter. Following his $44 billion bid for the social media platform, after securing more than $7 billion in equity from some of his…

READ MORE
Close up of a senior couple dealing with their home finances.

Are Social Security and SSI the Same Thing?

Social Security benefits replace a portion of your lifetime earnings when you retire, develop a qualifying disability or go to your spouse, children or survivors after you die. Unlike Social Security…

READ MORE
Golden Valley, USA - January 18, 2015: General Mills corporate headquarters and sign.

Food for Thought: Why Investing in These Consumer Staples Is Smart Even as Inflation Persists

While the stock markets were sinking again on Monday, continuing a slide that has sent stocks tumbling to their lowest point in more than a year, shares of companies like Campbell Soup and Kellogg…

READ MORE
Logo illustration in India - 3 May 2022

Meta Rolls Out NFTs for Instagram — Facebook and Other Apps To Follow

Meta has announced it is rolling out NFTs for Instagram, and will later add them to Facebook. In a Facebook post and video announcement on May 9, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, "This week, we're starting…

READ MORE
US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing: "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress", Washington, District of Columbia, USA - 03 Mar 2022

Senator Elizabeth Warren Questions Fidelity’s Offering To Allow Bitcoin for 401(k) Plans

Not everyone's on board with Fidelity's plan to allow bitcoin in 401(k) plans, especially with the asset's recent extreme volatility. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Tina Smith sent a letter to…

READ MORE
3D of Motherboard with 5g chip, 5G High speed internet network communication with icon, Smart city and communication network and internet of things, concept of 5G network, high-speed mobile Internet, new generation networks.

AT&T, Verizon, Comcast & More Will Bring High-Speed Internet to Unconnected US Families

The Biden administration has lined up some heavy telecom hitters to expand high-speed internet access to more Americans, as 20 internet providers — including Comcast, AT&T and Verizon — have…

READ MORE
concept for e-file taxes over mobile phone.

Major Tax Changes for 2022 You Need To Know

The old saying that nothing is certain except death and taxes is only partly true. Yes, you can certainly expect to pay taxes in 2022, but you may not see the same kind of tax return thanks to a…

READ MORE
GO in the Know couple news

GO in the Know: Social Security Meets Politics & Top Financial News for May 9

Another week, another barrage of troubling stock market news, as the S&P 500 just hit a 52-week low. There are more financial stories to follow, though, and GOBankingRates has got you covered….

READ MORE
Photo illustration in Brazil - 28 Mar 2022

TikTok’s New Ad Program Gives Creators a Cut of the Money

TikTok has been a springboard to internet fame for many young celebrities-in-training, and now they can add a little fortune to the mix thanks to a new advertising program that gives creators a cut of…

READ MORE
Cincinnati - Circa February 2019: Uber Greenlight Hub.

Gig Workers: Uber CEO Says Company Will Start To ‘Treat Hiring as a Privilege’

Following its earnings release, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company would slow down its hiring to address a "seismic shift" in investor sentiment, according to reports. See: Uber Reports $5.9…

READ MORE
Male hand with money at cash desk.

Stimulus Update: Monthly Payment Programs to Combat Inflation and Homelessness Gain Traction in Larger US Cities

Stirred by the positive impact that stimulus payments and expanded child tax credits had on residents, many American cities are experimenting with monthly direct payment or universal basic income…

READ MORE
New York City Skyline with Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan Skyscrapers. stock photo

New York’s Rent-Stabilized Apartment Dwellers See Biggest Increase in 10 Years

New York City's Rent Guidelines Board, the group in charge of establishing the lease guidelines for rent-stabilized homes, held a preliminary vote on May 5 on a range of rent increases in the city….

READ MORE
Mixed race family of African and Latin descent moving boxes into a new home.

Americans Flocked to These 10 Cities Last Year

Americans might be more tempted to move now that remote work policies seem to be ingrained in the new work culture. Moving company Penske said that rental truck demand was incredibly robust in 2021, a…

READ MORE
Sign on IRS headquarter building in downtown Washington, DC.

Tax Refund Delays: Despite Best Efforts, IRS Is Still Experiencing Backlog and Staffing Issues

As another exciting tax season drew to a close, the IRS is now attempting to keep on top of processing 2022 returns while it works to reduce the millions of unprocessed filings from 2021. See: Track…

READ MORE
Homemade chocolate Ice cream scoop served on cup.

Softer Ice Cream? Unilever To Test ‘Warmer’ Freezers in Attempt To Reduce Emissions and Energy Use

Unilever — proud parent of such frozen dessert brands as Popsicle, Ben & Jerry's, Magnum and Breyers — is launching two test pilot programs in a bid to lower energy use. The British consumer…

READ MORE
Orrin Hatch Funeral, Salt Lake City, United States - 06 May 2022

Social Security: Why Sunsetting the Program Seems Unlikely, Even in the Event of a Political Power Shift

Upcoming mid-term elections in November 2022 could bring a power shift to Congress, which could mean policy changes and legislation that lean toward one side. Such a shift could have you feeling…

READ MORE
Senior couple having breakfast and doing bills stock photo

Looking To Boost Retirement? Why the SECURE 2.0 Legislation Might Not Help Those Who Need It Most

If passed, the SECURE Act 2.0 would make it easier for some people to save for retirement. Provisions of the bill require employers to automatically enroll workers in a 401(k) plan. Workers could opt…

READ MORE
Mature Asian Couple At Home Using Laptop To Organise Household Bills And Finances.

Housing Trends: Homeownership Is Growing Among Asian-Americans but Still Lags Other Groups, Study Finds

On average, Asian Americans have higher educational attainment and household income than any other racial and ethnic group in the United States. But they still lag behind white Americans in terms of…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (12643181a)US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer delivers remarks during a visit to Brandywine Maintenance Facility in Brandywine, Maryland, USA, 13 December 2021.

SECURE Act 2.0 Passes House, Signaling Massive Retirement Savings and Investment Policy Shift

On March 29, the House of Representatives voted 414-5 in favor of the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022. If passed by the Senate, and then signed into law by President Joe Biden, the act could…

READ MORE
HAGERSTOWN, MD, USA - MAY 5, 2017: Image of an Amazon packages.

SNAP Benefits: Amazon Offers a Discount on Prime Membership With Your EBT Card

Even after raising its annual regular price for Amazon Prime service by $20, Amazon offers ways for certain customers to save money. Shoppers who are recipients of SNAP and SNAP EBT Cash benefits (or…

READ MORE
I spend the weekend like this stock photo

2022 Stimulus Checks: Is Your State Giving Out Money This Year?

The federal government is no longer sending out stimulus money, but some states have stepped up to send residents a fourth stimulus check in 2022. Four states are currently preparing more stimulus…

READ MORE
An elderly woman with dog in autumn nature.

Social Security Schedule: When Benefits Will Arrive in May 2022

The next round of Social Security checks is due to go out in early May. Approximately 64 million Social Security beneficiaries are seeing the largest cost-of-living adjustment increase in nearly 40…

READ MORE
Princeton New Jersey - June 23, 2019:A Wawa convenience store, Wawa Inc.

Food Stamps: Can You Use Your SNAP EBT Card at Gas Stations?

With gas prices approaching $4 a gallon in some regions as we head into the weekend, individuals on a fixed income may be struggling to make ends meet. You might even wonder if you can use your EBT…

READ MORE
Sign of Wendy's restaurant in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. stock photo

SNAP Usage: Does Wendy’s Accept SNAP EBT Food Stamps?

Along with McDonald's and Burger King, Wendy's makes up the Big Three of U.S. fast-food burger chains. The Ohio-based company has more than 7,000 restaurants worldwide that serve up its famous square…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joe Marino/UPI/Shutterstock (12825143z)President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC22) in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

How Rich Is Former President Donald Trump?

Former President Donald Trump lost roughly $600 million of his net worth during his time in office as President of the United States. He lost another $700 million following the Capital Hill riots and…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joe Marino/UPI/Shutterstock (12824746b)Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC22) in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

How Rich Is Marjorie Taylor Greene?

Marjorie Taylor Greene, 47, is an American businessperson and politician who currently serves as a member of the U.S. Congress from Georgia's 14th District and is often referred to by her initials,…

READ MORE
Young successful forewoman interviewing a job candidate at her office.

US Job Report Strong in April, Led by Gains in Manufacturing and Leisure & Hospitality

Total nonfarm payroll employment remained strong in April, increasing by 428,000 and beating analysts' estimates, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on May 6. Job growth was…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Shutterstock (12924219f)U.

Biden Executive Order: Which Quantum Tech Stocks Could See Biggest Boost

A pair of Biden administration directives to bolster quantum computing technology in the United States could provide a similar lift to quantum tech stocks connected to companies that do everything…

READ MORE
Money roll for 401K with coins.

What Is a 401(k) Plan? Everything You Need To Know

A 401(k) is a retirement savings account that offers several tax advantages that you can receive as part of your employee benefits program. Read to learn more.

READ MORE
Exchanging Bitcoin with United States Dollar Bill stock photo

Binance Fees: A Full Breakdown and How It Compares

Binance is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that offers some of the lowest fees in the industry. Learn how to use Binance and how to get the lowest fees.

READ MORE
Concept cryptocurrency illustration. stock photo

How Far Could Bitcoin Fall After Stock Drops by Nearly 10% in One Day’s Time?

Amid a market bloodbath, cryptos were not spared, and Bitcoin has dropped nearly 10% in the past 24 hours as of the morning of May 6, according to CoinMarketCap. Cash App Borrow: How To Borrow Money…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by BabiradPicture/Shutterstock (12907619b)Benedict Cumberbatch'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' film photocall, Berlin, Germany - 21 Apr 2022.

How Rich is Benedict Cumberbatch?

Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor whose versatile career allows him to go seamlessly from drama to fantasy to mystery to sci-fi to eventually becoming a fixture in the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

READ MORE
Mobile illustrations in China - 14 Apr 2021

Lucid Reports 30,000 EV Reservations, Raises Prices

Electric vehicle (EV) company — and Tesla rival — Lucid reported stronger than expected first quarter revenue, beating estimates, as well as strong customer demand for its Lucid Air models, with…

READ MORE
Moscow, Russia: Yellow taxi with Uber logo on the street. Yellow taxi cab with checker pattern. Uber taxi cab. stock photo

Uber Reports $5.9 Billion Loss — Should You Worry About Your Stocks?

In negative market news for many investors, Uber has reported a $5.9 billion first quarter net loss, per MSN. However, considering how well Uber performed in other bookings and earnings categories,…

READ MORE
GO in the Know 5

GO in the Know: Global Food Prices, Baby Formula Shortage & Top Financial News for May 6

It's Friday, folks, and GOBankingRates is back one more time this week with the lowdown on the top financial stories out there. Give them a read and enjoy the weekend — we all deserve a good one. The…

READ MORE
A USA passport and a zip-lock plastic bag containing Marijuana.

Cannabis Tourism: 5 Things You Must Know Before You Plan a Trip

Whenever one industry starts making a lot of money, you can bet it will spawn other mini-industries. That's the case with legal cannabis, which has now grown big enough that it has given birth to its…

READ MORE
White House Press Briefing with Karine Jean-Pierre in Washington, US - 14 Feb 2022

How Much Is New White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Worth?

On May 5, the White House announced that Karine Jean-Pierre would be replacing the outgoing Jen Psaki as White House press secretary. Jean-Pierre is set to assume the role on May 13, and will be the…

READ MORE
"Close up of home destroyed by tornado, horizontal panorama.

Financial & Tax Paperwork to Safeguard in Case of a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are occurring with increasing frequency due to a combination of factors, including the impact of climate change. In 2021 the United States experienced 20 separate billion-dollar…

READ MORE
young mother holding her newborn baby, while sitting in a rocking chair.

Supply Chain Woes: How Families Are Dealing With the Worsening Baby Formula Shortage

Baby formula is getting harder to come by, and families are continuing to struggle with the shortage due to supply chain issues and a recall. According to a new analysis from Datasembly,…

READ MORE
Woman pushing shopping cart and looking at credit card.

Global Food Prices Still Near Record Highs in April, FAO Report Shows

World food commodity prices decreased from March's all-time high, but just slightly — down only 0.8%. That's still up 29.8% than prices recorded in April 2021, as the Russia-Ukraine war continues to…

READ MORE
United States Map Offset States 3D Render.

These States Are the Most Dependent on the Federal Government – Is Yours One of Them?

While taxes make up the majority of each state's general funding budget and are the most obvious source of state revenue, state governments also receive sizeable amounts of assistance from the federal…

READ MORE
It's time to bring out the credit card stock photo

Why Your Credit Card Bill Could Go Up After the Latest Interest Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve's decision this week to raise its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point has already caused quite a ruckus, with stock markets soaring on the news one day and then…

READ MORE
Happy mature husband and wife having fun eating ice cream together on sunny day in spring.

Social Security Has a ‘Treasure Trove’ of Benefits If You Heed These Expert Tips

Oftentimes, taxpayers apply for Social Security, see the benefit they are owed and don't think about it much else. One expert, though, argues that Social Security is an untapped well of potential that…

READ MORE

Citi Diamond Preferred Card Offers 0% APR on Balance Transfers For a Limited Time

For a limited time, Citi Diamond Preferred Credit Card is offering a $150 statement credit after you spend $500 on purchases within the first three months of opening an account.

READ MORE
Middle aged senior old couple holding documents reading paper bills paying bank loan online, calculating pension fees, payments, taxes, planning family retirement money finances using laptop at home.

Social Security: Can You Receive Payments If You Never Paid In? How Spousal Benefits Work

Social Security is designed to support workers and their families by providing a guaranteed source of retirement income for those who meet certain criteria. Social Security Administration (SSA)…

READ MORE
Retirement Financial Planning Concept.

Social Security Scams: 3 Common Requests and How To Report Them

In 2021, an average of 65 million Americans receive monthly Social Security checks, totaling over $1 trillion paid during the year. Related: 20 Best Places To Live on Only a Social Security…

READ MORE
Illustrations in Brazil.

Netflix Sued by Shareholders for Securities Fraud Over Subscriber Growth Claims

Netflix investors have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the streaming giant of securities fraud by making false and misleading statements regarding declining subscriber…

READ MORE
Macy's store in New York City

How Much Is Macy’s Worth? The Value of America’s Largest Department Store

With revenues of nearly $25.3 billion, Macy's is one of the largest and oldest department stores in the United States. But how much is the retailer worth?

READ MORE
Photo illustration in Brazil - 12 Apr 2022

Robinhood’s New Stock Lending Feature Provides ‘Passive Recurring Income’ from Your Investments

Robinhood rolled out its Stock Lending Program on May 4, giving customers the opportunity to earn extra income on the stocks they already own, the company said. Explore: How To Get Rich With a Normal…

READ MORE
Biden Announces Two Presidential Directives Advancing Quantum Technologies, Washington, District of Columbia, USA - 04 May 2022

Social Security: Do Federal Officials (Including Congress and the President) Pay In?

Almost everyone — including U.S. senators and members of the House of Representatives, presidents, vice presidents, and federal judges (as well as all other federal government officials and…

READ MORE
NFT (Non-Fungible Token) Futuristic Background.

Coinbase NFT Marketplace Has Sluggish Start, but Experts Say Space is not ‘Collapsing’

Coinbase opened its long-awaited NFT marketplace — which had been in beta mode since April 20 — to everyone on May 4, but failed to attract many users in the first few hours. While this caused some…

READ MORE
Photo illustrations in China.

Airbnb Revenue Soars 70% With Strong Prospects Ahead — Should You Invest in the Travel Juggernaut Post-Pandemic?

"Despite the ongoing pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and macroeconomic headwinds," Airbnb reported first quarter earnings of $1.5 billion on May 4 — a 70% increase than pre-pandemic, also exceeding…

READ MORE
Nurse measuring blood pressure of senior man at checkup meeting at home stock photo

National Nurses Week: 25 Places To Get Deals and Freebies

Nurses are heroes, and that's never been more apparent than it has over the past two years. Many companies are offering special deals, discounts and freebies for nurses during National Nurses Week,…

READ MORE
NFT (Non-Fungible Token) Futuristic Background.

15 Best NFT Projects for 2022

Non-fungible tokens have been a hot topic of discussion during the past two years. Some pieces in popular collections, like the Bored Ape Yacht Club, have sold for millions of dollars. Artists have…

READ MORE
Bank of America investment bank and loan Branch. Bank of America is also known as BofA or BAC. stock photo

Stock Markets Rally on Fed’s Rate Hike — Which Stocks Might Do Best Under Higher Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve's move on May 4 to raise its benchmark interest rate by a half-percentage point was greeted with wild applause on Wall Street, with stocks rising sharply on the hope that the hike…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/Shutterstock (12787802ab)In this photo illustration Activision Blizzard logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen with a Microsoft Corporation logo in the background.

New York City Pension Groups Sue Activision Over Microsoft Deal: What Shareholders Should Know

The bad news keeps piling up for Activision Blizzard, as the troubled video game maker now faces a lawsuit from a handful of New York City employee pension groups over its deal to be acquired by…

READ MORE
Blockchain financial technology to secure cryptocurrencies as bitcoin for online payments and money transaction.

What is NEAR (NEAR) Protocol Crypto? Should You Buy Now?

The NEAR protocol was built by Alexander Skidanov and Illia Polosukhin in 2018, and NEAR crypto is the ecosystem's native token.

READ MORE
GO in the Know 4

GO in the Know: SNAP’s Not Enough, Musk Gets Funding & Top Financial News for May 5

Hello, friends. Before you wrap up and head out to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, take a little time to catch up on the top financial stories of the day. The Big Lead: Hunger in America For the first time…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Shutterstock (12921747h)Cast member Elizabeth Olsen arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness," on at El Capitan TheatreLA Premiere of "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness", Los Angeles, United States - 02 May 2022.

How Rich Is Elizabeth Olsen?

Elizabeth Olsen is an American actress who has achieved fame as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch in the Marvel Universe. She will be appearing in "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" which comes…

READ MORE
Starbucks Employee stock photo

Starbucks to Raise Wages, But Not For Unionized Employees

Starbucks recently announced it will raise its employees' wages and invest $1 billion this fiscal year to increase pay, modernize training and collaboration and store innovation. However, these raises…

READ MORE
Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of In America: An Anthology of Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 02 May 2022

Musk Secures Over $7 Billion in Funding for Twitter From Larry Ellison, Binance and More — Will Serve as Temporary CEO

Elon Musk revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on May 4 that he has secured $7.14 billion in funding for his $44 billion Twitter acquisition from a group of investors…

READ MORE
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Samuel Corum/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (12915525n)US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 28 April 2022.

SNAP Not Enough: Why White House Is Holding Rare Food Insecurity Conference This Fall

President Biden recently announced that for the first time in over 50 years, the White House is hosting a food insecurity conference this September, a White House official told CNN. Discover: 9 Bills…

READ MORE
Santa Barbara CA, USA - June 26, 2015: Small Spanish style home in Santa Barbara California.

Buying a Home in California Just Got Easier with Two New Programs – Do You Qualify?

The state of California recently rolled out a pair of programs designed to help residents buy new homes or stay in their current ones, one of which provides forgivable loans to buyers for up to 10% of…

READ MORE
Untitled design (1)
Close popup The GBR Closer icon

Sending you timely financial stories that you can bank on.

Sign up for our daily newsletter for the latest financial news and trending topics.

Loading...
Please enter an email.
Please enter a valid email address.
There was an unknown error. Please try again later.

For our full Privacy Policy, click here.