Ford's Investment Ranking improves
Ford Motor Company's credit rating was upgraded to investment grade by company Fitch Ratings. This is the first time it's been above junk status in 6 years. Fitch says Ford has significantly improved its financial performance. Ford has been profitable for almost 2 years now. The upgrade will reduce Ford's borrowing costs.
Insurance at Costco
If you're a Costco member you'll now be able to buy more than just paper towels and bulk food. Aetna is now offering individual health insurance plans to Costco members in Pennsylvania and 8 other states. There are five plans to choose from with major medical benefits.
Jobs Growing in Travel Industry
If you're looking for a job, you might try the travel industry. Hotels and motels are in hiring mode. The Federal Reserve and others say a rise in leisure and business trips is creating employment opportunities across the country. Marriott International among those looking for workers. It expects to increase staff 6% this year.