An immediate annuity is an insurance product that provides guaranteed income: You give an insurer a chunk of money, and the company gives you a stream of payments that can last for life. The payments begin within 12 months of purchase.
Now may be a good time for retirees to buy an immediate annuity, since payouts are the highest ... (full story)
Hopes were always high for Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer." The studio knew the film was great, and commercial. But no one in the industry expected that a long, talky, R-rated drama released at the height of the summer movie season would earn over $900 million at the box office.
After an early screening, " Dune& ... (full story)
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A long stretch of hot, dry weather has left the Mississippi River so low that barge companies are reducing their loads just as Midwest farmers are preparing to harvest crops and send tons of corn and soybeans downriver to the Gulf of Mexico.
The transport restrictions are a headache for barge compan ... (full story)
Q. What are the world's biggest brands? -- S.G., Columbus, Indiana
A. Different organizations publish rankings of brand values regularly, with results that can vary due to different approaches and weightings.
According to Interbrand, one well-respected brand consultancy, these were the Top 10 global brands of 2022 and their ... (full story)
Saving lives after an opioid overdose isn't just the job of emergency department workers, according to guidelines on how to treat heart-stopping poisonings.
Opioids are just one of the substances addressed in the updated American Heart Association guidelines. But the threat posed by overdoses from such drugs, particularly fentan ... (full story)