After fleeing violence in Haiti, data engineer now makes $130,000

After fleeing violence in Haiti, data engineer now makes 0,000

This story is part of CNBC Make It’s Millennial Money series, which details how people around the world earn, spend and save their money. Nearly 20 years ago, most of Lenny Pyrrhus’ immediate family fled Haiti after his uncle, a popular musician known as Ti Pierre, was killed during a political protest against a repressive … Read more

DOT Proposes New Rule To Make it Easier To Refund Canceled Flights

DOT Proposes New Rule To Make it Easier To Refund Canceled Flights

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. For decades, it has been notoriously difficult for travelers to get a refund from an airline … Read more

9 busy people share best hacks for making the most of vacation time

9 busy people share best hacks for making the most of vacation time

Americans are notorious for not taking a break. The average US worker took less than 12 days of vacation in 2021 — six fewer than the global average — according to Expedia’s latest Vacation Deprivation study of 14,500 working adults across 16 countries. Yet an overwhelming majority of workers say taking vacations makes them feel … Read more

What to know if you unretire

What to know if you unretire

Kelvin Murray | Getty Images A combination of record high prices and a record number of job openings has been encouraging more retirees to go back to work. The trend, called “unretirement,” rebounded this spring to pre-pandemic levels. About two-thirds, or 68%, of retirees would consider returning to work, according to a recent CNBC All-America … Read more

Is the economy in a recession? Top economists weigh in

Is the economy in a recession?  Top economists weigh in

‘We should have an objective definition’ Officially, the NBER defines recession as “a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and lasts more than a few months.” In fact, the latest quarterly gross domestic product report, which tracks the overall health of the economy, showed a second consecutive contraction this year. … Read more

Tesla investors urged to vote against board members, for shareholder proposals by influential advisory services

Tesla investors urged to vote against board members, for shareholder proposals by influential advisory services

Two prominent and influential proxy advisory firms are urging Tesla Inc. investors to vote against the reelection of two board directors, and are recommending they defy the company’s wishes and vote for six out of eight shareholder proposals. Tesla TSLA, +0.04% is facing several employee-related controversies and is caught up in the glare of the … Read more

Productivity and focus must improve

Productivity and focus must improve

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks on stage during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California, May 8, 2018. Stephen Lam | Reuters Google is launching a new effort called “Simplicity Sprint” in an effort to improve efficiency and improve employee focus during an uncertain economic environment. The Alphabet company had its regular … Read more

US economy probably barely grew last quarter and may have contracted

US economy probably barely grew last quarter and may have contracted

Economists are forecasting the economy barely grew in the second quarter, and some expect that it actually contracted. The estimates show the economy may have grown by several tenths of a percent. Goldman Sachs expects a 1% increase, while Moody’s Economics sees a 1% decline. The sluggish growth forecasts follow the 1.6% decline in the … Read more