Monday , 27 March 2017

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94-year-old woman celebrates 44 years working at McDonald's

Katie Kenworthy/McDonalds Evansville(EVANSVILLE, Ind.) — One 94-year-old woman is celebrating 44 years behind the counter at McDonald’s. “When I started, I didn’t start to stay,” Loraine Maurer told ABC News, adding that she started working at McDonald’s in 1973 after her husband retired on disability. “I told him we were too young to stay at home and so I went ... Read More »

Ride-sharing app Lyft to help riders donate to charity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The popular ride-sharing app Lyft will soon install a new feature that will allow users to donate extra change to charity. The company announed in a blog post that it will allow users to opt into the “Round Up & Donate” selection, which will be located on the app’s Settings page. When users choose to opt in, ... Read More »

5 ways to save on summer vacation flights

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Rick Seaney is the CEO of FareCompare, a website that curates the best deals on flights from around the world. He explains how you can can save some money if you are planning on travelling this summer by doing a few simple things right now. 1. Look at money-saving destinations If you’ll vacation in the U.S., consider ... Read More »

Uber self-driving SUV involved in accident in Arizona

Uber(TEMPE, Ariz.) — An autonomous Uber vehicle was involved in an accident in Tempe, Arizona, on Friday night. According to ABC affiliate KNXV-TV, police said a car failed to yield to the self-driving SUV and hit it. As a result of the crash, authorities said the SUV rolled onto its side, KNXV-TV reports. Although there were no injuries reported, there ... Read More »

Americans are dying with an average of $62k of debt

BernardaSv/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — You’re probably going to die with some debt to your name. Most people do. In fact, 73 percent of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead, according to December 2016 data provided to by credit bureau Experian. Those consumers carried an average total balance of $61,554, including mortgage debt. Without home loans, the ... Read More »

3 can't-miss tips for cheap summer flights

ipopba/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Can’t seem to find a reasonably-priced summer flight? ABC News’ travel editor gave her top three tips to “Good Morning America.” 1. July 9 is the day to avoid this summer, according to, an American online travel agency. The site analyzed hundreds of thousands of airfares and found the Sunday after July 4 will cost $100 ... Read More »

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