Entertainment One TV Promotes Tara Long as Unscripted Division Grows (Exclusive)

Entertainment One TV Promotes Tara Long as Unscripted Division Grows (Exclusive)

As Entertainment One expands its unscripted TV operations, Tara Long has been upped to exec VP of U.S. alternative programming. Long’s promotion comes as the division has prospered with series across five cable networks and a slew of projects in development for next season. During its upfront, BET announced its fourth show with eOne, “About […]
Chicago’s Wall Street Reprieve Spurs Rally Before Junk-Bond Sale

Chicago’s Wall Street Reprieve Spurs Rally Before Junk-Bond Sale

Wall Street is giving the Second City a second chance. The price of Chicago’s most-actively traded bond has erased almost all of the decline that followed Moody’s Investors Service’s May 12 decision to cut the city to junk. Buyer confidence has been bolstered because banks aren’t seeking penalties related to the downgrade, anticipating Chicago would […]
Oil Slump Has Calgary Awash in Vacant Office Space

Oil Slump Has Calgary Awash in Vacant Office Space

CALGARY, Alberta—When Mayor Naheed Nenshi broke ground on Brookfield Place, this city’s signature skyscraper project, he said the energy capital was “well into an arms race” of tall-building construction. That was in the fall of 2013, amid a boom fueled by high oil prices that had the commercial real-estate market in Canada’s oil capital rivaling […]
Annual cost of car ownership falls to $8,698

Annual cost of car ownership falls to $8,698

Owning a car isn’t cheap. First, there’s the price of the vehicle, which now hovers north of $30,000, on average. Then there’s the cost of maintenance, which can be a real headache in some parts of the country. Tack on the price of insurance, fuel, and the occasional pair of fuzzy dice, and you’ve got […]
The Battle for the Living Room

The Battle for the Living Room

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — First, it was for the little screens. Now, it’s for the big ones. In living rooms across America, an epic clash is looming for the hearts, minds and eyeballs of U.S. consumers as major device platform providers, as well as cable companies and telecommunications carriers, again try to reinvent the big-screen […]
A step-by-step guide for tackling student loan debt

A step-by-step guide for tackling student loan debt

I have over $150,000 in student loans. What is the best way to tackle this debt on a $50,000/year salary? Answer below by Quora user Ariana K. Lema. I believe the rule of thumb is to not take out more in student loan debt for an education than you expect to earn as an annual […]
House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

House Flippers Are Back Together With Wall St. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Real estate buyers seeking money to renovate and flip U.S. houses are getting help from some of the world’s biggest investment firms. Colony Capital Inc., Blackstone Group LP and Cerberus Capital Management are among the companies that have started making bridge loans to investors who buy homes to sell them quickly for a profit. Borrowing […]
Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop

Google: Mobile Searches Overtaking Desktop

More and more people are searching the Web on their smartphones and tablets, and Google is looking to serve up more ads and services to users through their mobile devices. In an indicator that smartphones are becoming consumers’ top platform when it comes to daily activities, search giant Google announced more of its searches take […]
Income Inequality Is Costing the U.S. on Social Issues

Income Inequality Is Costing the U.S. on Social Issues

Thirty-five years ago, the United States ranked 13th among the 34 industrialized nations that are today in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in terms of life expectancy for newborn girls. These days, it ranks 29th. In 1980, the infant mortality rate in the United States was about the same as in Germany. Today, […]
Tips for Better Project Management

Tips for Better Project Management

Managing a project can get pretty stressful, especially when you don’t have a clear plan to successfully use your resources. This article offers some tips on how to keep the project on track and within budget. If you want to be a top project manager, you must learn how to deal with pressing matters effectively, […]