Flood insurance for damages in New Jersey and New York is big question mark. Share of damaged homes covered by flooding insurance not yet known.
Homeowners insurance covers some damage from a hurricane, but not all. Before a storm hits, take a property inventory and check your homeowners insurance.
If getting a credit card is a rite of passage for college students, choosing the right plastic and learning how to use it responsibly is a matter of life and debt. Young people age 18 to 24, carry an average credit card debt of $2,002, according to CreditKarma.com. Before you end up as a debt statistic, learn to pick the right card and manage your credit before getting your hands on plastic. Here are five things every new credit cardholder should know:
Flight cancellations are already under way in anticipation of hurricane Irene. Here's what to do if flight cancellations affect your travel plans.
Dow rises 135 points as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke predicts long-term economic growth
Low rates are supposed to stimulate the housing market, but haven't done much so far. Low rates are hurting retirees, however.
Hurricane Irene may disrupt tourist activity along the Outer Banks and the rest of the East Coast. But it's unlikely to kill it.
The economy grew at a rate of 1 percent in the second quarter, slower than first reported. The sluggish growth rate leaves the US at risk of tipping back into recession.
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs saw the company through its infancy, its early tremors of doubt, and its wild bouts of success. Among his more significant lessons was this: Being best is more important than being first. How does Jobs, who passed away Oct. 5, 2011, stack up against America's great business leaders when tested by his own rule? Here's a look at how he compares with five of the greats:
Experts warn against policy initiatives with questionable benefits
Debit card fees are on the rise as banks look for ways to make up for lost revenue. But Citibank, Capital One still offer no-fee cards.
Raising taxes on low to moderate income households while the wealthy get breaks may be bad politics, but the concept isn't new
Fixed-rate mortgages now average 4.22 percent for 30-year loan; 3.44 percent for 15-year loan. But fixed-rate mortgages still near 40-year lows.
Patents for more than 200 products made Steve Jobs a technology leader. These 10 patents made him a business legend.