How this single mom got out of debt and retired at 41

How this single mom got out of debt and retired at 41

(NEW YORK) -- Lakisha L. Simmons, Ph.D., was a 36-year-old working mom of two young sons when she got divorced in 2017. "I stayed in the family home with the boys and all of the bills were suddenly mine, all alone," Simmons told Good Morning America. "That brought back rushing…
How sustainable is it to rent clothing? Experts and top brands weigh in

How sustainable is it to rent clothing? Experts and top brands weigh in

(NEW YORK) -- With landfills receiving millions of tons of textile waste each year -- and growing -- the environmental impact of clothing has become the fashion industry's dirty little secret. Today, more people are paying attention to this worsening issue and have zeroed in on the impact of rental…
IRS warns of child tax credit scams: What parents should know

IRS warns of child tax credit scams: What parents should know

(WASHINGTON) -- Just one week after parents across the United States began to receive the first of new monthly child tax credit payments, they are being warned to look out for fraud. The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning urging parents to be aware of criminals trying to steal their…
Mercedes-Benz going all-electric starting in 2025

Mercedes-Benz going all-electric starting in 2025

(NEW YORK) -- Daimler has announced its brand Mercedes-Benz will go all-electric by 2030, where market conditions allow, and the company will invest over $45 billion between 2022 and 2030 for research and development into battery electric vehicle technology. “The EV shift is picking up speed - especially in the luxury segment,…
Airlines keep losing and damaging wheelchairs at an alarming rate

Airlines keep losing and damaging wheelchairs at an alarming rate

(NEW YORK) -- Thirty years ago Engracia Figueroa, 51, was hit by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train that left her with a spinal cord injury and amputated leg. She now calls her wheelchair an "extension of her body" -- granting her freedom and independence. But last week Figueroa says…