Businesses need succession plans

In this Aug. 2, 2017, photo, Jessica Sayles, a certified public accountant, works in her office in Las Vegas. Sayles is thinking about who might take over for her when she retires from the accounting firm where she is managing partner, even though that's still more than 20 years away. (AP Photo/John Locher)

NEW YORK — Jessica Sayles is thinking about who might take over for her when she retires at age 55 from the accounting firm where she is managing partner — even though that’s still 21 years away.

Walmart tests app to skip checkout lines

This Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo shows a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart is bringing back an app that lets shoppers skip the checkout line and pay for items themselves on their smartphone. The retailer first tested a version of the app, called Scan & Go, in 2013. But it discontinued it after customers said it was confusing to use. Walmart says it learned from the initial test and redesigned the app to make it easier to use. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is bringing back an app that lets shoppers skip the checkout line and pay for items themselves on their smartphones.

Man loses $60K to impersonator

Social media can be a wonderful way to connect with friends and family, but for one Idahoan, a fake friend request from an old friend turned into an expensive nightmare. It all started when he got a message saying his friend had won a lot of money. Curious, the victim followed the instructions he thought were from his old friend.

Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile

In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017, photo, Walt Rowen poses for a photo at his decorative glass company, the Susquehanna Glass Co., in Columbia, Pa. With premiums on the federal health insurance exchange rising, Rowen began offering employer-provided group health insurance to his employees. If you are like roughly half of Americans who get their health insurance through an employer, relax. The turmoil around “Obamacare” all but guarantees you’ll still be able to do that. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get your insurance through your employer? The ongoing political turmoil around “Obamacare” all but guarantees you’ll still be able to do that.

How much better can jobless rate get?

In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson, as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools, during a job fair held at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. government issues the July jobs report. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A drop in the unemployment rate to a 16-year low raises a tantalizing question about the job market: How much better can it get?

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