Even With $85K Salaries, This City In Japan Is Facing A Ninja Shortage

Chelsea Davis  |  July 19, 2018

Where have all the ninjas gone? Iga, a small city in the Mie Prefecture, nearly 300 miles outside of Tokyo, claims to be the birthplace of the ninja. The Japanese city has a rich heritage and culture tied to the ninja profession, which could create a tourism boom for Iga. The problem is that it simply doesn’t …

You Can Soon Buy A Commemorative Coin From The Royal Mint For Prince George’s Birthday

Annamarya Scaccia  |  July 19, 2018

The average kid gets a cake and some presents for their birthday, but Prince George is no ordinary kid. Instead of the latest action figure, the young British royal, who is turning 5 years old on July 22, will receive an extraordinary present: A limited commemorative coin from the Royal Mint. The sterling silver coin, embossed …

This Major Ticketmaster Change Is Causing Problems For Some Customers

John Matarese  |  June 26, 2018

A recent change to Ticketmaster has been confusing some concertgoers and causing some to overpay by hundreds of dollars. The No. 1 concert ticket seller, in an attempt to compete with StubHub and other resellers, has now become a reseller itself. But as one woman learned, you could end up paying a lot more than face …

This Selfless Special-education Teacher Left $1 Million To Former Students In Her Will

Annamarya Scaccia  |  June 21, 2018

For more than four decades, Genevieve Via Cava devoted her life to caring for students with disabilities. Even after Via Cava retired in 1990, the special-education teacher still stopped by the school district where she worked in Dumont, New Jersey, to lend a helping hand. Now, seven years after her death, Via Cava is still …

More People Are Saving $1 Million For Retirement—Here’s How You Can Too

CNN  |  June 4, 2018

Saving $1 million for retirement may sound like an impossible task that not many people have achieved. But about 157,000 people have saved at least $1 million in their 401(k)s with Fidelity, according to the company. Another 148,000 had saved that much in an IRA. Of those, 2,400 people had saved $1 million in both …