Millennial quit her job, works less for more money as voiceover artist

Millennial quit her job, works less for more money as voiceover artist

Two and a half years ago, Alice Everdeen worked 50 hours per week and made $42,000 per year as a content manager for a supplement company. But working at an office didn’t fulfill her. So, Everdeen left her 9-to-5 and started pursuing her voiceover acting side hustle full-time. Now, she makes up to $15,000 per … Read more

Millennial quit job, moved into bus, makes money as voiceover artist

Millennial quit job, moved into bus, makes money as voiceover artist

When Alice Everdeen started freelancing as a voiceover artist in March 2020, she worked under a laundry basket lined with a mattress topper. The contraption, meant to block out sound, worked well enough: In her first full month on freelance services platform Fiverr, her side hustle made $3,500, Everdeen says. That’s what she made monthly … Read more

‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

'Stray' — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter feed. “Stray,” a new videogame for Sony’s SONY, +3.42% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +2.08% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk city as ginger tabby that’s trying to claw its way back to its family. The $29.99 third-person platform adventure and … Read more

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors. Here’s How to Get Going.

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors.  Here's How to Get Going.

Imagine a medicine that reduced the death rate of breast cancer and risk of recurrent breast cancer by 50%, lowered the risks of colon cancer and type 2 diabetes by two-thirds, and those of heart disease, hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease by 40%. On top of that it can be as effective as antidepressants or cognitive … Read more

There may be another shoe to drop after Micron’s big outlook miss

There may be another shoe to drop after Micron's big outlook miss

Micron Technology Inc. delivered an outlook that fell far short of the consensus view, prompting questions about how the memory market will fare in a downturn. The company expects August-quarter revenue of $6.8 billion to $7.6 billion, whereas analysts tracked by FactSet had been modeling $9.15 billion. Micron’s chief executive acknowledged that “the industry demand … Read more

Men over 50: Here are a few things you can be doing to take better care of your health

Men over 50: Here are a few things you can be doing to take better care of your health

Michael M. Kadish, 83, lives in Brooklyn, New York, and describes himself as being “in good health with a few ailments, nothing life threatening.” After turning 55, he developed arthritis, prostate problems, spinal stenosis and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). The prostate issue is under control with medication, and he takes medicine for the arthritis … Read more

Amazon, Rite Aid cap purchase of emergency contraceptives

Amazon, Rite Aid cap purchase of emergency contraceptives

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. wade. Amazon’s limit, which temporarily caps purchase of the contraceptives at three units per week, went into effect on Monday, a spokesperson for the … Read more

‘It’s nuts’: Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City’s hot rental market

'It's nuts': Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City's hot rental market

Renting an apartment in New York City this summer? Say hello to sky-high prices and a fight to the finish. Amid the heat and the occasional rain, there’s a mad scramble to rent affordable apartments in Gotham, which has been undersupplied for many years. Real estate agents describe the mayhem when it comes to prices. … Read more

Toyota Has More Bad News for Vehicle Owners

Toyota Has More Bad News for Vehicle Owners

Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) – Get Toyota Motor Corporation Report which launched its first US electric vehicle bZ4x in April, has had a run of bad luck over the past year. Despite rolling out its new all-electric vehicle to compete against Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. ReportFord (F) – Get Ford Motor Company ReportGeneral … Read more