McDonald’s hopes turnaround plan gets you back to eating there

The world’s biggest burger chain hopes to end its sales slump, and no cost or burger is safe.

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    Many business owners try to keep work and home separate. For her, it’s all family.

    Many business owners try to keep work and home separate. For her, it’s all family.

    How a Taiwanese immigrant and mother of two built Maryland’s small business of the year.

    Dow Chemical to trim about 3 percent of global workforce

    Dow Chemical to trim about 3 percent of global workforce

    The company says the cuts will reduce its workforce by 1,500 to 1,750 positions.

    Baltimore riots put Obama strategy for American cities under closer scrutiny

    Baltimore riots put Obama strategy for American cities under closer scrutiny

    The president’s early ambitions for urban America have not been realized, despite enormous efforts.

    For-profit Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy

    For-profit Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy

    Troubled for-profit Corinthian Colleges file for bankruptcy as debt mounts.

    He survived a serious scare. Weeks later, his small business did, too.

    He survived a serious scare. Weeks later, his small business did, too.

    Meet Virginia’s Small Business Person of the Year: A retirement home company, without the home part.

    New CEO at Deloitte & Touche has always been a fan of numbers

    New CEO at Deloitte & Touche has always been a fan of numbers

    Joseph Ucuzoglu wants to modernize the audit process.

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    Michelle Singletary

    Have a piece of paper? Use it to get smart about your money.

    To fix your finances, author Carl Richards suggests writing down what matters.

    Barry Ritholtz

    Barry Ritholtz

    The remarkable life and lessons
    of the $8 million janitor

    The Vermont gas station attendant who quietly accumulated a fortune.

    Allan Sloan

    Allan Sloan

    Blaming and fleecing the ‘rich’ won’t fix Social Security

    Truth is, liberals and conservatives are wrong about “the rich” benefiting unfairly from Social Security.

    Thomas Heath

    Thomas Heath

    He’s attracting angel investors with a dream
    of creating profitable businesses in Africa

    Matthew Davis, CEO of Renew Strategies in Washington, is working to persuade rich U.S. families to invest in generating jobs and profits instead of just giving funds to charity.

    Market News

    US stocks gain, pushing the market close to record levels

    US stocks gain, pushing the market close to record levels

    The stock market closed just short of a record on Monday as investors assessed some positive earnings reports.

    Wonkblog

    It’s becoming increasingly hard to get a loan in the Deep South

    It’s becoming increasingly hard to get a loan in the Deep South

    Why it’s hard to get ahead in the South

    America’s poorest renters are finally catching a break

    America’s poorest renters are finally catching a break

    The number of low-income people paying too much in rent has finally started to decline.

    D.A.R.E. gets duped by anti-pot satire

    D.A.R.E. gets duped by anti-pot satire

    The infamous anti-drug group publishes a fake news story on its website.

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    Will Carly Fiorina’s history of self-promotion help her?

    Will Carly Fiorina’s history of self-promotion help her?

    Running for president may be her ultimate marketing test.

    Cisco names John Chambers’s successor

    Cisco names John Chambers’s successor

    One of the longest-tenured CEOs in Silicon Valley is passing the torch.

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    Why waiting until you need a loan to check your credit is a huge mistake

    Why waiting until you need a loan to check your credit is a huge mistake

    One third of consumers have never checked their credit report, a new survey finds.

    This for-profit college failed, but its students are left with the wreckage

    This for-profit college failed, but its students are left with the wreckage

    The implosion of Corinthian brings into focus the risky gamble students can make in pursuing higher education.

    Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg split the chores. Most American couples don’t.

    Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg split the chores. Most American couples don’t.

    American men don’t do as much around the house. But they do get a lot more leisure time, data shows.

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