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These are America’s highest-paying jobs in 2018

According to Businessinsider.com, the highest paying (median annual salary) jobs in the U.S. for 2018 are: 1. Anesthesiologist ($269,600) 2. Surgeon ($252,910) 3. Obstetrician and gynecologist ($234,310) 4. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon ($232,870) 5. Orthodontist ($228,780) 6. Physician ($201,840) 7. ...

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‘Blocked’ bug affects thousands of Facebook users

Social media giant Facebook recently announced that as many as 800,000 or more users were affected by a bug that unblocked previously blocked people. Facebook said the bug was active between May 29 and June 5. The bug allowed for ...

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Business news roundup

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has lost his office in the pizza chain’s corporate headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky. CBS NEWS > FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he has “serious concerns” about Sinclair Broadcast Group’s acquisition of Tribune Media. POLITICO > ...

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Business news roundup

Beer is being rationed in the United Kingdom because of a shortage of carbon dioxide. CNN Money > A CEO who appeared in a viral video supposedly calling police on an 8-year-old girl has stepped down from her company. SAN ...

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Study: Immediate rewards improve motivation

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Your employees’ motivation — or perhaps that of your customers — can be increased by offering immediate rewards, rather than delaying them, according to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology titled “It’s About Time: Earlier Rewards ...

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When to work with a financial professional

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No matter where you are in your life, some guidance from a financial professional can give you the road map toward a financial future. Some situations in which working with a professional can help: If you have little saved, a ...

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These 7 vehicles have the highest recall rates

[Editor’s note: If you’re looking for the highest-paying jobs in 2018, go here: http://bettersmb.com/2018/07/16/these-are-americas-highest-paying-jobs-in-2018/]   According to Forbes, the top seven vehicle recall rates are: 1. Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2. GMC Sierra 3. BMW 3 and 4 Series 4. Dodge Durango 5. ...

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A number to know: The most valuable brand

$302 billion According to a new study by brand consultancy BrandZ, search-engine giant Google is the world’s most valuable brand with a value of $302 billion. Apple was second with a value of $301 billion. READ MORE AT 24/7 Wall ...

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Seattle rescinds corporate head tax

TECH TALK In response to backlash from Amazon, Starbucks and other large business firms in Seattle, the City Council overturned a corporate head tax that it had passed in May. The original measure required companies with revenues of more than ...

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Business news roundup

The Federal Reserve increased interest rates Wednesday. NPR > A federal judge decided that AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner should not be stopped. Now Comcast may bid for some film and TV studio assets that Walt Disney Co. already has ...

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Study: Corporate social programs may lead employees to dehumanize

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Here’s an unintended result of corporate social responsibility programs: they can lead to workers dehumanizing the people they’re intended to help. That’s according to research by Gareth Craze, a doctoral student at Case Western Reserve University’s Brain, Mind and Consciousness Lab, ...

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Tips for scaling your small business

A big contributor to the recent growth in the economy and to the high consumer confidence were small businesses. (Brandpoint)

As the U.S. economy continues to move at a healthy pace, many analysts are projecting a 2.5 percent growth for 2018. To take advantage of the favorable economic environment, consider these four moves to set your small business up for ...

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