Gift Registry for Divorces

Divorce can be liberating for some. But starting over can be emotionally and financially taxing, as well. One British department store chain hopes to ease the transition for the recently divorced by launching a specialized gift list that family and friends can use to help newly single loved ones stock up on things like sheets, […]

We are the World

MIAMI – Emilio and Gloria Estefan and other celebrities gathered to record a Spanish-language version of “We are the World” on Friday to raise money for Haiti earthquake victims. Emilio Estefan said he was talking with Quincy Jones about the importance of the Spanish market when the idea developed. “You know, Latinos always want to […]

US TV Stations To Go Digital

n February 17, 2009 all full-power broadcast television stations in the United States will stop broadcasting on analog airwaves and begin broadcasting only in digital. Digital broadcasting will allow stations to offer improved picture and sound quality and additional channels. Find out more about whether or not you will be impacted by the digital TV […]

Fla. lawyer charged

Fla. lawyer charged with $1B investment fraud FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A once high-flying attorney who courted politicians and celebrities was arrested Tuesday on federal racketeering and fraud charges alleging he operated a $1 billion investment scheme involving phony legal settlements. Lawyer Scott Rothstein was led into the Miami FBI office in handcuffs following his […]

Bracing for Another Market Crash

Bracing for another market crash The markets have made quite a comeback this year. But is it too much too soon? NEW YORK (Money) — Question: I’m very worried that we may see another stock market correction. Since the market low of early March, my 401(k)’s value has risen 77%, which seems like an awfully […]

Is Facebook Falling Apart?

Is Facebook dying? That’s the topic of an astonishing New York Times article, entitled “Facebook Exodus.” Author Virginia Heffernan starts by pointing out: The exodus is not evident from the site’s overall numbers. According to comScore, Facebook attracted 87.7 million unique visitors in the United States in July. But while people are still joining Facebook […]

10 unwritten rules for working women

When it comes to gender stereotyping, it’s better to know what you’re up against. Come to think of it, when was the last time you heard or read the word “sexism?” That’s what ForbesWoman Community member Ann Daly, Ph.D., an executive coach and professional development specialist for women based in Austin , Texas , wants […]

Michael Jackson buried wearing iconic white glove

Michael Jackson buried wearing iconic white glove, gold belt and sunglasses, says sis La Toya As if the King of Pop would have it any other way. Michael Jackson was buried with one white glove, sunglasses and dressed with pearl beads and a large gold belt, his sister, La Toya, said in an interview late […]

Prince Harry Turns 25

Prince Harry, Becomes Eligible for Inheritance From Diana LONDON —  Prince Harry turned 25 on Tuesday, becoming an even more eligible bachelor as he gained access to part of his inheritance from his mother, Princess Diana. The quarter-century mark denoted a coming of age for the flame-haired prince, who is third in line of succession to […]