Students should take out the minimum amount they’ll possibly need on loans; being loaded with student debt after graduation can derail future choices.
While Senate pushes unemployment extension, federal data shows more North Dakotans hold jobs than ever before. Alaska is also near its record.
The point of employment is not just jobs: it is productive and economically viable jobs. If there is no consumer-driven demand for the things people are doing, their jobs are nothing more than waste.
Macy's, Target, and other retailers hope to draw shoppers with deep discounts after two months of weak retail sales.
Throughout the 2000s, much of the expansion in the economy had begun to look suspiciously like borrowing from the future rather than real growth. Debt in the private sector had reached record levels.
The Obama Administration may have to recycle a lot of revenue back to the electricity utilities in states that produce much of their power using coal fired plants.
New research shows that the wealthy tend to spend when offered tax relief, making some question if ending the Bush tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans will hurt the recovery.
Hugmeez could bring comfort during tough economic times. There are plenty of cost-free alternatives to pick up a sour recession mood.
Jobless Americans were eligible for up to 99 weeks of unemployment benefits until early June. President Obama urged Congress to keep them at that record level through November.
While Congress fights over extending unemployment insurance, Americans remain sour on the economy. But a few proposals show promise for encouraging growth.
Audiences are increasingly turning to comedy to ease the recession blues.