Apple Jumps Into Streaming, Gaming, Banking And Hollywood

Watch Video “They’re in a billion pockets, ya’ll. A billion pockets,” said Oprah. It looks like Oprah has the right idea about Apple’s far-reaching clout. In a highly-anticipated company announcement Monday, Apple unveiled what it’s got in store for the public next, which includes three new subscription services and a financial option. To start, there’s an updated version of Apple News. Apple News+, a $9.99 monthly service, will provide access to top media outlets and hundreds of magazines. The company will also launch Apple Arcade, a gaming hub with new original games in development. And the tech giant also wants to help handle your money. “By bringing together a hardware,… Read More

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My Husband & I Make $210,000 A Year — & It’s The First Time We’ve Felt Comfortable

Here we are: The last episode of the first season of Money Diaries: The Podcast! To wrap things up, my co-host, Paco De Leon, and I are talking about high earners and dipping our toes into investing. The big question we’re trying to answer is: How do you build wealth? One of my favorite new(ish) series on Refinery29 is My 6-Figure Paycheck, where we talk to young women who make more than $100,000 a year about how they got there and what they do. Today’s caller, who we’re calling Marie, was featured in a 6-Figure Paycheck story late last year. Paco and I were excited to chat with her, as… Read More

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Bath & Body Works Is Having A Flash Candle Sale — & Everything’s Under $11

If you’re looking to stock up on candles, tonight is the night. In T-minus one hour, Bath & Body Works is dropping a huge warehouse-clearing sale — and they’re basically giving away those cult-favorite 3-wicks. According to hardcore Bath & Body Works insiders — the ones with exclusive email alerts to sneaky deals such as this one — the online-exclusive flash sale starts at 8 p.m. tonight. Every single jumbo, 3-wick candle will be marked down to just $10.50 — which is more than $14 off its retail price ($24.50). The insiders have posted screenshots of the deal on Twitter, showing the exciting subject line: “$10.50 candle flash sale starts… Read More

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Apple announced a sleek, new credit card that’s all white and offers 2% cash back on every Pay purchase — here’s how it works (AAPL)

Apple announced its own credit card on Monday, known as Apple Card. Apple Card will have no annual, late, or international fees, and what Apple describes as a low interest rate. The card will also have an easy-to-use app interface, and Apple is offering both a digital and physical version of the card. Apple Card will be available to US customers starting this summer. Apple on Monday launched its first-ever credit card, called Apple Card. The new card — which Apple unveiled at an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California — is a brand-new product line for Apple. Apple Card will have no annual or late fees, and an… Read More

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MPs take control of the Brexit process in a rebuke to Theresa May

It’s not yet clear what MPs want to do with their control, however. The House of Commons has voted by a decisive margin to hold a series of indicative votes on the ways out of the Brexit crisis, in the single biggest rebellion to soften Brexit since the vote of June 2016. The manner of the defeat, as well as the defeat itself, is a bitter blow for the government. Not only did they lose, but three ministers quit the government to vote against the whip, while Bob Neill and Nicky Morgan, two former perennial rebels who government whips hoped they had got back on side, recorded their first rebellions… Read More

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