This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
Credit card late fees are costing Americans more than $3 billion
Credit card late fees are costing Americans more than $3 billA recent report by NerdWallet found that 26% of Americans have made a late credit card payment (30 days late or more) in 2019. By NerdWallet’s calculations, that amounts to more than $3 billion in late fees alone. Read more here.
13 travel warnings other countries have issued about visiting the US
The recent spate of mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, has also made other countries cautious. A total of 13 countries have warned their citizens in some way about travelling in the US. Read more here.
Sears and Kmart store closings list
After closing thousands of stores over the years, and nearly six months after emerging from bankruptcy with about 425 stores, the two retailers’ parent company announced Tuesday that 21 Sears and five Kmart stores will close in late October. Read more here.
Norwegian Boeing 787 Engine Parts Fall From Sky Onto Italian Town
One person, 25 vehicles and 12 houses were hit by falling debris from a Boeing 787-8 as it made an emergency return to Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Read more here.
Tourism Is Eating the World
Most obviously, disposable incomes have grown around the world, with China’s gains being especially impressive in recent years. People are living longer and having fewer children, giving them the time and freedom to travel more. Read more here.