$5 gas is going to pinch no matter how much you inflate your tires or slow your speed. But buying oil-sector shares can more than make up for the economic setback from $5 gas.
Retirement contributions can be difficult to fit into your budget, but your take home pay won't go down as much as you think.
Romney wants to reduce individual tax rates by 20 percent across the board. Sounds good, but it would increase the deficit to the tune of $3 trillion.
America is making it harder and harder for young people of modest means to attend college. But affordable public higher education is essential to preserving the middle class.
The Nominal Gross Domestic Product has been revised upward in a very promising sign for the US economy.
The fourth-quarter GDP report indicated that the economy is growing at a faster pace than originally thought, with real GDP increasing at an annualized rate of 3.0 percent from the third quarter of 2011.
House prices continue to fall nationwide, but here and there they’ve begun to turn up as Americans return to the housing market. Which 10 metropolitan areas have seen the biggest increase in the past year? The winners, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), include a state capital, a furniture-making center, and a resort that was once America’s foreclosure capital. Can you guess who they are?
Most entrepreneurs dream of getting their big break, but make sure you're ready for it.
Manufacturing jobs are growing slowly because laborers don't have the skills that factories need.
Obama and GOP leaders are in agreement on many corporate tax reform policies. But on the question of how foreign earnings of U.S.-based multinationals should be taxed, the gap remains wide.
Don’t put off investing because you’re not sure what to invest in. Instead, make a sensible choice and start saving now.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage dropped 2 basis points to 3.965 percent since last week, while the purchase application volume increased 0.9 percent and the refinance application declined 2.2 percent over the same period.
The South African Revenue Service announced a record number of tax returns filed this year. But the total is still from less than 10 percent of the population.
Job growth and spending are showing signs of life, but the biggest continuing problem for most Americans is their homes.