There is about to be an influx of puppies and celebrities on your television screen, which can only mean one thing - it's Super Bowl Sunday. It's no secret that the multi-million dollar commercials that air between plays are almost as beloved as actually watching the game. With more than 100 million people tuning in, the pressure has always been high for major brands to deliver ads that will be the talk of Monday morning. This year's commercials are packed with celebrities trying to sell everything from sparkling water and Skechers slippers to dating apps and peanuts. And CBS' hefty $5.25million price tag for a 30-second slot clearly didn't deter the likes of Amazon and Pepsi to bring out major stars including Harrison Ford, Cardi B, Steve Carrel, and the Backstreet Boys. So, without further ado, here are the best and worst of all 50 ads that aired as the New England Patriots faced off against the Los Angeles Rams. AMAZON With its CEO currently … [Read more...] about All 50 adverts shown during Sunday’s Super Bowl
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Janna Herron USA TODAY Published 12:01 AM EST Jan 31, 2019 Stock losses in the last three months of 2018 trimmed the ranks of 401(k) millionaires at Fidelity Investments, knocking the total number from its record high reached in the third quarter. The tally of investors with at least $1 million in their 401(k) accounts dropped 28.6 percent to 133,800 from 187,400 at the end of the third quarter, when U.S. stock markets were at or near their highs. It’s the lowest number of millionaires since the third quarter of 2017 when the total was 133,000, according to Fidelity. The number of IRA millionaires also decreased to 138,800 from 170,200 in the third quarter. An IRA, or individual retirement account, is a tax-deferred personal retirement plan sponsored by the government. Happy golden years: Want to retire in comfort? Here's what it costs in every state. “We’ve seen 401(k) millionaires climb significantly, but it’s part of the nature of being at the … [Read more...] about 401(k) millionaire’s club shrank from record high as Dow fell
Samuel Stebbins 24/7 Wall Street Published 6:00 AM EDT Sep 18, 2018 Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean the difference between success and failure. While employee satisfaction should be the cornerstone of every serious company’s business model, only a handful of businesses excel at maintaining high employee morale. Based on employee reviews posted on Glassdoor, an online platform for former and current employees to review companies, 24/7 Wall Street identified the best American companies to work for. Out of a universe of hundreds, only 18 large companies received a score of more than 4 out of 5 stars. In an interview with 24/7 Wall Street, Sarah Stoddard, community expert with Glassdoor, listed the factors that have the greatest impact on employee satisfaction. “Glassdoor research has found the top three … [Read more...] about Best companies to work for: Did your employer make Glassdoor’s list?
Mike Snider USA TODAY Published 1:11 p.m. UTC Aug 8, 2018 Want to work for Amazon without moving to Seattle – or its yet unnamed second U.S. headquarters? The online retailing giant is looking to fill more than 200 "virtual" jobs that let you work from home. Amazon still hasn't officially chosen its second U.S. headquarters but that's not stopping the Seattle-based company from growing its job force, which numbered 575,000 full-time and part-time employees as of June 30. A quick look on its Amazon Jobs site reveals 237 "virtual" or "work-from-home" positions – all but two are full-time – available across the U.S. and in other sites including the U.K., Germany and Costa Rica. The company is looking for a wide range of talent. Here's a sampling: • Market manager for devices. Candidates in the Milwaukee area can join Amazon's Offline Retail team in helping sell Amazon Echo, Kindle and Fire TV devices in … [Read more...] about Want to work for Amazon? Now you can do it from home as company seeks 200 virtual workers