Budgeting sometimes gets a negative reputation as a practice reserved for people who can’t manage their money when, in fact, not having a budget is likely to jeopardize your finances — and worse, your credit score — regardless of how good you think you are at managing your accounts.
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Molycorp Inc. failed to get approval from a U.S. Bankruptcy judge on Friday to borrow about $44 million at the rare-earth producer’s first bankruptcy hearing.
Taxable sales in Nevada rose in April, driven by big gains in sales by bars and restaurants, car dealers and building-material suppliers. Sales of tangible goods increased 5.5 percent year-over-year in April, to $4.12 billion, the state Department of Taxation reported Friday. Sales in Clark County were up 6.8 percent, to $3.11 billion.
McCarran International Airport had its busiest month in more than seven years during May because of special events on the Strip and an increased number of flights added by the airlines to the market.
Nevada’s casino industry recorded it first $1 billion gaming revenue month since December 2013 during May.
Ālon Las Vegas, a hotel-casino project led by Australian billionaire James Packer and former Wynn Resorts executive Andrew Pascal, to rise from the 33-acre Strip site across from Wynn Las Vegas.
Economic growth in Nevada is accelerating faster than in the U.S., economic analysts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Business and Economic Research, said Thursday, but housing remains tight and the state trails woefully in advanced industry.
Republican Rep. Joe Barton re-introduced legislation Thursday that would legalize online poker in states that choose to play. It would set up a system rooted in the Department of Commerce and carried out by individual states to license and regulate game sponsors.
The first building phase of Tesla’s massive battery factory being constructed in Northern Nevada is nearly complete, a legislative panel was told Thursday.
Las Vegas-based Ultimate Fighting Championship’s losing streak in New York state continued Thursday when officials of the mixed martial arts promotion and media outlets learned that the proposed MMA bill failed again in the New York Legislature.
It appears that it will take the state about two months to draft new ride-sharing regulations, stage workshops on the new rules, fine-tune the standards and ultimately adopt them. So, figure the likes of Uber and Lyft could be chauffeuring riders around Las Vegas and Reno by Labor Day.
Southwest Airlines Co. has agreed to make room for rival Delta Air Lines Inc. in its gates at Dallas Love Field Airport while the carriers await a long-term resolution of their dispute in court, the airlines said Wednesday.
Herbst family-owned JETT Gaming will take over the Searchlight Nugget next week after the Nevada Gaming Commission Thursday signed off on the purchase of the historic gaming site in tiny Searchlight.
Molycorp Inc., the only U.S. supplier of rare earths, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday along with its North American subsidiaries to restructure $1.7 billion of debt in its U.S. and Canadian operations. The mine is near the border of Southern Nevada and California and employs Las Vegans who commute to work there.
Legislation that would reimpose a ban on legalized gambling over the Internet was introduced Wednesday in the U.S. Senate.
The NHL Board of Governors on Wednesday gave the green light to accept an expansion application from prospective owner Bill Foley to start a potential NHL team in Las Vegas — and any other ownership group interested in starting an NHL franchise in the U.S. or Canada.
Massachusetts’ first casino opened Wednesday when Penn National Gaming took the wraps off the $250 million Plainridge Park casino in Plainville.
State gaming regulators and gambling equipment company representatives discussed draft rules governing development and use of slot machines that include a skill-based element aimed at attracting younger players.
Landry’s Inc. and Dotty’s Gaming and Spirits, among others, filed a federal lawsuit Friday in Las Vegas against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and the state’s labor commissioner, Shannon Chambers.
Mini, the British car brand famous for selling cute little cars with old-fashioned looks, is revealing its latest car, which is not quite mini.
Netflix announced Tuesday that it’s carrying out a seven-for-one stock split, meaning Netflix investors will receive seven shares for each one they currently own.
Casino baron Steve Wynn is no stranger to self-inflicted wounds. He just suffered another one in his ill-advised slander lawsuit against stock market short-seller James Chanos.
What’s wrong with striving to keep up with the Joneses and their spending? Well, maybe nothing … if you can afford it and it makes you happy. Of course, many people truly can’t afford it.