Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

White House has become 'adult day care,' Republican says after Trump criticism

An enraged U.S. President Donald Trump and a prominent Republican senator who fears the country could be edging toward “chaos” engaged in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing on social media Sunday, a remarkable airing of their party’s profound rifts. In political discourse that might once have seemed inconceivable, the Republican Party’s foreign policy expert in the Senate felt compelled ...

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Can you afford to retire?

HOW much money do you need to retire? Depending on your age, it is a question you think about a lot (if retirement is imminent) or barely at all. For younger people, the subject is a combination of too far away, too complex and too boring, and too depressing. When you consider that you might live for 20, 25 or ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, J.Lo, Luis Fonsi sing on Puerto Rico relief single

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new original song Friday to raise money for Puerto Rican hurricane relief and he’s enlisted some of the biggest Latin stars in music to help. Almost Like Praying features Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Camila Cabello, Gloria Estefan, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, John Leguizamo and Rita Moreno, among many others. All proceeds from the download and stream ...

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Targeting scalper bots and 'double ending': CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Here’s the consumer news you need to know from CBC’s Marketplace. Get this in your inbox every Friday. Sign up here. So long, scalper bots Fans were outraged last year after scalper bots effectively shut them out of getting tickets to The Tragically Hip’s farewell tour. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press) Last year, we investigated why many of you couldn’t get tickets to see ...

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