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These companies are paying bonuses with their tax savings

Aflac AFL Increase 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on first 4% of employee contribution; one-time contribution of $500 to every employee's 401(k) plan; offer certain hospital and accident insurance products to employees free of charge; increase overall U.S. investment by $250 million over 3 - 5 years. Alaska Air ALK One-time bonus of $1,000…

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Casey’s explores buying Kroger convenience stores valued at $2 billion amid pressure from activists

Casey's General Stores, under pressure from activist investor JCP Investment Management, has submitted an initial bid for Kroger's roughly $2 billion convenience-store business, sources familiar with the situation tell CNBC. JCP Investment Management in January called for the Ankeny, Iowa-based convenience store operator to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale. Buying Kroger's convenience-store business…

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Life lessons from having more than one home

Updated January 27, 2018 07:17:20 One in four Australians was born overseas and another one in five have at least one parent who was born abroad. Here's what six Australians say about their second home and what it's taught them about life. Alice Chu, 29, Sydney Photo: Alice Chu says missing out on big family…

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Bombardier wins trade dispute in US

Image copyright PACEMAKER Image caption The government had suspected Bombardier would lose and unions feared sales and UK jobs would be hit Bombardier has won a trade case in the United States, overturning a decision to impose damaging tariffs on imports of its C-Series aircraft. The UK government had suspected that the Canadian aircraft manufacturer…

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