Some quick links to start your Thursday. A $15/hour minimum wage will do nothing but increase the number of high school dropouts … The 10 cities with the worst traffic problems … Small businesses are being reluctant to update credit card processing to new standards in advance of a Oct. 1 deadline that could leave retailers on the hook for some fraudulent charges … 11 things smart people won’t say … Consumer Reports picks the eight best cars of 2015 … The daily habits of high achieving CEOs … Stagnant wages, especially among low-income workers, means that take home pay has essentially fallen because of rising prices.
- The Consumer Bankers Association has joined the fight against the Federal Communications Commission changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The CBA’s argument mirrors that of other groups who have sued the FCC following the TCPA rule change, including ACA International.
- Mortgage servicer Green Tree Financial is closing its office in Tennessee and laying off 30 workers.
- Companies are being forced to increase wages as the economy improves and job vacancies become tougher to fill, according to the latest Beige Book report from the Federal Reserve Board.
States where people cheat the most
More cars are coming equipped with smartphone integration
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