The latest release of a new recession probability indicator shows that the September value came in at a relatively low level of 2.94 percent probability of recession.
Sandy trimmed job growth in November by 86,000 workers, ADP employment report says. Small businesses took the hardest hit, ADP says, creating the fewest jobs in nearly two years.
Teen drivers do a lot more texting behind the wheel than their parents think they do, according to a new study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Automatic bill payment saves you both money and time throughout each and every month, Hamm writes.
Salerno questions the Keynesian doctrine that government spending per se raises income and promotes economic recovery.
Online bill pay makes paying your bills easier and cheaper, Hamm writes.
Consumers tend to rack up a lot of credit card debt during the fourth quarter, largely due to holiday expenses. This year, by one estimate, the average holiday shopper is on track to spend around $800. For many, that means financing, which remains a double-edged sword despite historically low interest rates and an array of new consumer protections. It can either save you a lot of money in interest and fees or trip you up with caveats buried in fine print that drastically inflate your expenses. Here are three of the best and three of the worst financing offers for holiday shoppers in 2012:
Winter can bring an added dose of anxiety for electric car owners, Ingram writes. Here are some tips for getting through winter with an electric car.
If you find yourself sitting around wishing you could find ways to earn some extra cash, YouTube is definitely one avenue to try out, Hamm writes.
Reich offers some principles to Democrats as a guide to negotiating with Republicans on the fiscal cliff.
Plug-in sales dropped slightly in November with Nissan Leaf's steady sales unable to make up for the drop in Chevy Volt sales, Voelcker writes. The Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, logged 1,519 sales.
Calling customer service when you're late on a bill will usually eliminate the credit report ding and often eliminate the late fee, too, Hamm writes.
The Institute for Supply Management's composite index declined 4.26 percent since October 2012 and dropped 5.17 percent below the level seen a year earlier.