I write a column similar to this one every January. But I don't mind plagiarizing myself because it contains a very important message for people planning to retire in 2014.
DETROIT (AP) - Automakers are going to have to work a little harder for your business in 2014.
Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest of being a rip-off artist.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Super Bowl is still about a month away but the ad blitzes are already starting.
NEW YORK (AP) - Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include restrictions on how many cartridges a magazine can hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.
NEW YORK (AP) - General Mills says some Cheerios made without genetically modified ingredients will start appearing on shelves soon.
Do you know your credit score? Or how to improve it? The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has joined with Experian, which has donated 80,000 free, 12-month memberships to its FreeCreditScore.com website in order to help consumers not only understand, but improve their credit scores. It's all part of the NFCC's Sharpen Your Financial Focus program aimed at empowering consumers to manage credit wisely.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.
Group says swipe-fee settlement too weak
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sin City is set to ring in 2014 with big-name concerts, celebrity-hosted parties and an eight-minute rooftop fireworks display billed as the nation's largest.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's marijuana market boomed in April as tens of thousands celebrated the once-underground 4/20 pot holiday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix will ease up on a month-long finger-pointing campaign that blamed Verizon and other Internet service providers for problems with its video subscription service.
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's says a key sales metric slipped again in the U.S. as it faced "ongoing broad-based challenges" in May.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expanding into home and health management as the company tries to turn its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers into an interchangeable network of devices that serve as a hub of people's increasingly digital lives.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The hackers are winning, according to a survey of 500 executives of U.S. businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies released Wednesday.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is - just 2 percent of its 50,000 Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women.
PALO ALTO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it aims to cut another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs by October, bringing the total number of planned layoffs to a maximum of 50,000 and nearly doubling the largest payroll reduction ever for the 75-year-old technology giant.
MENLO PARK (AP) - More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them to check their privacy settings.
CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple is getting ready to hitch the iPhone to cars in a mobile marriage of convenience.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sears Holdings signaled that it may close more stores than the 80 locations it is shuttering this year as the beleaguered retailer looks for ways to restore profitability and raise cash.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gap said that its first-quarter profit fell 22 percent, as the clothing chain's results were hampered by foreign currency fluctuations and a slow start to spring selling.