The number of rent-burdened households, or those spending more than half of their income on rent, is expected to swell over the next decade, according to a new study. Elderly renters will be impacted most.
Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve are going to raise interest rates –not today, but maybe in October or December. But the current economy looks different than any before it, making the timing of a rate hike complicated.
Most popular restaurant chains, including Subway, Wendy's, Olive Garden, and many more have no plans to curb antibiotics in their meat supply, despite growing concern from public health officials.
US stocks have been jittery due to worries over China and anticipation over the Federal Reserve's meeting this week. But the relative calm of recent years has been even more remarkable.
McDonald’s announced Wednesday that it will make the shift to cage-free eggs over the next decade, the latest in a series of moves to reform industrial egg and poultry farming in the United States.
The US economy added 173,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent – its lowest level since April 2008. The report is the last before the Federal Reserve's September meeting, and it sheds little light on whether the Fed will finally pull the trigger on interest rates.
The FDA has warned that ‘Just Mayo’ an eggless mayonnaise-like spread made by a San Francisco startup, does not meet the legal requirements to be called mayonnaise. Since its 2014 debut, 'Just Mayo' has emerged as a formidable foe to the mainstream mayonnaise market.
Existing home sales rose a strong 2 percent to a 5.59 million annualized pace in July, marking the third straight month of sales increases. But the share of first-time buyers fell as rising costs and a lack of affordable homes for sale pushed many out of the market.
The US economy added 215,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3 percent. But wage growth and labor force participation are still concerns, even as the Fed moves toward raising interest rates by the end of the year.
Even in industries with traditional schedules, workers are more likely to do their job outside regular office hours and respond to work e-mails off the clock. That flexibility can lead to better work/life balance, but at the risk of blurring the boundaries between an employee's job and personal life.
Existing home sales rose 3.2 percent to a 5.49 million annualized pace in June as stable job prospects and a much-improved economy encouraged buyers. But thanks to shifting demographics and the lingering effects of the housing crash, more Americans are still renting than they have in decades.