Shortfalls are beginning to hit local government services across the country.
The G-20 summit this weekend will grapple with a global crisis.
The government will help homeowners restructure shaky mortgages financed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but partisan debate looms over how to keep up the aid.
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British retailer displays 'carbon footprint' label on everyday items. US retailers are hesitant to follow.
As the stock market sags, retirement savers must revisit their long-term options.
Obama vows action as jobless rate jumps to 6.5 percent.
A government mired in debt combined with a recession will make the path to recovery difficult for the president-elect.
Early reluctance is giving way as hundreds prepare to apply before the deadline.
High-tech, healthcare, energy, or factory goods could rev up a year from now.
Shoppers should consider a retailer's financial health before buying its plastic.
A rough housing market gives rise to relocation resistance.
Many economists agree another stimulus package is necessary. Some are skeptical about its benefits.
A sharp drop in demand is driving the industry to pursue a bailout.
Why you may be damaging your credit scores by not using credit cards.
Activists are trying to help consumers find the most animal-friendly products – and the stores that sell them.
Most donors plan to give to charity in coming months, an online survey finds. History bears that out.
An interest-rate move Wednesday could make some loans cheaper than at any time since 2003.