• American Family Pays More Than $2 Million in Claims for Iowa Tornadoes

    3 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    American Family Insurance Co. has paid more than $2 million in claims from property damage from a series of tornadoes that tore through Central Iowa last month.
    The July 19 storm - which spawned at ...
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  • CEO pay jumps to $19 million annually, fueling concerns about gulf between the rich and everyone else

    3 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    The dramatic 18 percent jump in chief executive pay came as wages for American workers remained essentially flat, pushing the gap between executive compensation and employee pay to its highest point in about a decade.
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  • A new study found CEOs at America's biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers' pay barely budged

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

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    A new report from the Economic Policy Institute showed the average CEO compensation at the US's 350 largest public companies grew to just under $19 million in 2017, up 17.6% from the year before.
    At the same time, compensation for the average US worker grew 0.3% in 2017.
    The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation grew to 312-to-1 in 2017, up from a 58-to-1 ratio in 1989.
    The compensation for CEOs at the US's biggest public companies continued to surge in 2017, according to a new report, but the workers in those same industries are seeing meager gains.
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  • A financial planner shares an 8-step plan to paying off your credit-card debt

    A financial planner shares an 8-step plan to paying off your credit-card debt

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Credit-card debt can often become overwhelming.
    According to a new report by ValuePenguin, the average American household has $5,700 in credit-card debt .
    Below, a certified financial planner suggests an 8-step plan to paying off your credit card debt.
    When it comes to credit card debt , it can get overwhelming - and fast. The more you acquire, the more you may want to ignore it and delay paying it back.
    I know the feeling. I once accrued $10,000 in credit card debt - and once I paid it off, I stopped using credit cards altogether .
    Luckily, there are ways to make the whole...
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  • Google Firebase adds in-app messaging, JIRA integration, new reports and more

    Google Firebase adds in-app messaging, JIRA integration, new reports and more

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Firebase is now Google's default platform for app developers and over the course of the last four years since it was acquired, the service has greatly expanded its feature set and integrations with our Google services. Today, it's rolling out yet another batch of updates that bring new features, deeper integrations and a few design updates to the service.
    The highlight of this release is the launch of in-app messaging, which will allow developers to send targeted and contextual messages to users as they use the app. Developers can customize the look and feel of these in-app notifications...
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  • A new study found CEOs at America's biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers' pay barely budged

    A new study found CEOs at America's biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers' pay barely budged

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new report from the Economic Policy Institute showed the average CEO compensation at the US's 350 largest public companies grew to just under $19 million in 2017, up 17.6% from the year before.
    At the same time, compensation for the average US worker grew 0.3% in 2017.
    The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation grew to 312-to-1 in 2017, up from a 58-to-1 ratio in 1989.
    The compensation for CEOs at the US's biggest public companies continued to surge in 2017, according to a new report, but the workers in those same industries are seeing meager gains.
    A study by the Economic Policy Institute...
    Read more ...

     

  • A new study found CEOs at America's biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers' pay barely budged

    A new study found CEOs at America's biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers' pay barely budged

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A new report from the Economic Policy Institute showed the average CEO compensation at the US's 350 largest public companies grew to just under $19 million in 2017, up 17.6% from the year before.
    At the same time, compensation for the average US worker grew 0.3% in 2017.
    The ratio of CEO-to-worker compensation grew to 312-to-1 in 2017, up from a 58-to-1 ratio in 1989.
    The compensation for CEOs at the US's biggest public companies continued to surge in 2017, according to a new report, but the workers in those same industries are seeing meager gains.
    A study by the Economic Policy Institute...
    Read more ...