Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber

Michael Bloomberg says forget college, become a plumber

New York — Former New York City Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg has some advice for high school seniors: forget college, become a plumber instead. “Today if your kid wants to go to college or become a plumber, you’ve got to think long and hard,” said Bloomberg Monday at the annual meeting of Wall Street […]

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

Family Dollar is set to merge with the Dollar Tree in a cash-and-stock deal worth $8.5 billion. Under the terms of the deal, which was approved by both companies’ boards of directors, Dollar Tree DLTR has agreed to pay $74.50 per share in the cash-and-stock deal to buy Family Dollar. The valuation of that offer […]

Attention Walmart shoppers; beware of self checkout kiosks

Attention Walmart shoppers; beware of self checkout kiosks

Consumers who shop at Walmart should pay extra close attention when using a self checkout kiosk. Too often people rely on the capability and accuracy of technology; essentially making the human brain lazy when it comes to numbers & more specifically, numbers involving cash transactions. Customers often times use self checkout due to the extremely […]