Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Keeping Your Cool at Work

Thursday, January 21, 2016

There are lots of triggers in and around the office because, well, it's the office. But instead of getting mad and lashing out, here are some ways to keep calm and carry on. 

Comments [1]

The Oil Price Plunge And You

Friday, January 15, 2016

Heating your home is going to cost a lot less this winter, and it's not just because of the mild weather. You can thank low oil prices. But is that good news for the global economy?

Comments [2]

10 Reasons to Leave Your Cozy Apartment in January

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The "January In NYC 2016" arts festivals are in full swing, with jazz, dance, the French circus, conferences and live performances going on throughout the city all month long. 

Comments [1]

Running Out of Cash in Puerto Rico

Friday, January 08, 2016

The island's governor has been warning for months it can't pay back the billions of dollars it owes. And the solutions being proposed could have ripple effects here on the mainland.


When Your Boss Isn't So Bright

Thursday, January 07, 2016

If you think you're smarter than your boss, your impulse might be to start a coup. Don't! Here's what to do instead.

Comments [1]

The Year Money Wouldn't Sit Still

Friday, December 18, 2015

Interest rates rise, oil prices plunge, stocks swoon in China, and then, all those mergers that'll go down in the record books. Here's a look at the year in business and what's to come.


Take Back The Night from Email

Thursday, December 17, 2015

If late night email is taking over your life, there are ways to reclaim your off-time.


How ISIS Makes Money

Friday, December 11, 2015

A combination of oil and gas, taxes, confiscations and antiquities keep ISIS running. Trying to defeat the militants economically may be difficult.


What a Climate Plan Could Mean for Wall Street

Friday, December 04, 2015

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are in Paris trying to write a plan to address climate change. Investors won't have a vote, but they're definitely watching. 


How to Succeed with a Kid Boss (or Just Be One)

Thursday, December 03, 2015

When the manager is younger than the managed, both can have a hard time navigating life in the office. Here's how to make it work.    


The Perks Of Cell Phone Hell

Friday, November 27, 2015

One company might be to blame for the newly complicated web of cell phone plans on the market. But it might actually be the best time to buy a plan.

Comments [1]

The Price of The Paris Terror

Friday, November 20, 2015

Last week's attacks on Paris could have economic ripple effects on the Eurozone and tech encryption in the U.S.


The Economics of Our Fantasies

Friday, November 13, 2015

New York's Attorney General is saying the billion dollar fantasy sports industry amounts to illegal gambling. Is it a game of skill or chance?


You're Not As Creative As You Think

Thursday, November 12, 2015

And that's okay. At work, there's gotta be a balance.


Honey, Let's Shrink the Banks

Friday, November 06, 2015

The call to break up the nation’s big banks continues, even as bankers argue the financial system is dramatically safer.

Comments [1]

Hanging with Frank Stella

Friday, October 30, 2015

A new retrospective of the artist throws out the usual, chronological order and mixes older works with recent ones. The result is "thrilling."


Where We'd Be Without a National Bank

Friday, October 30, 2015

Our Federal Reserve wasn't always a given. It was an epic battle to create a central bank, and it almost didn't happen.


Making Yourself Heard

Thursday, October 29, 2015

When you're not seen as the expert, there are ways to get people to take you seriously.


The Switch to Chip

Friday, October 23, 2015

Americans are finally getting credit cards with chips on the front. The rest of world has been using these fraud-fighting cards for decades. What's taken us so long?    

Comments [2]

Deal-Making and Drinking: Do They Mix?

Friday, October 16, 2015

Beer giant AB InBev wants to acquire its rival SABMiller. It's one of many billion dollar deals this year. At this rate, we'll set an all-time record in 2015. Is that good?