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University Of Phoenix In Big Trouble

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The University of Phoenix, America's largest for-profit university, is in big trouble with its enrollment and stock value taking a nose dive. The school's parent company Apollo Group yesterday reported a massive three-month loss of more than 33 and-a-half million dollars. That news smacked the company's stock price down 28-percent. The falling…

Google Leads Forbes “Best Employers Of 2015″

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Undated) -- Some very big and pretty small employers fill Forbes' list of the 25 Best Employers of 2015. Tech giant Google is number one. Membership warehouse chain Costco is second, followed by gas station chain Marathon Petroleum, The Container Store, and Maine's outdoor retailer L.L. Bean. Other notable names on the list include BMW…

CTU Calls For $15 An Hour Minimum Wage At CPS

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago Teachers Union is calling for a 15-dollar an hour minimum wage at the city's public schools. The union rallied outside district headquarters yesterday calling for the increase. The demonstrators were joined by several other groups and by mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, who showed his support for the cause. Critics…

Tax Tips: Check Federal Refund Status On The IRS2GO App

Posted On March 26, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Now you can check on the status of your federal tax refund virtually anywhere. The IRS has a free smartphone app called IRS2Go, which is compatible with both Apple and Android devices.   Bill Brunson with the IRS says to find free tax help, all you have to do is enter your…

Stocks Hammered, Kraft Foods Skyrockets

Posted On March 25, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Stocks are down after a weaker-than-expected durable goods report. Investors interpreted the report as a sign that the economy's growth is slowing down. The dollar also lost ground. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 293 points today to 17-719. The Nasdaq had the biggest proportional drop, losing 118 points to 48-77.…