Tax-return tips: File soon, file free (if you qualify), and check out any tax preparer before you hire her to file your tax returns.
Total residential construction in January was down 0.02 percent from December. Single family construction climbed 3.62 percent in January, but non-residential spending dropped 5.08 percent during that period.
Some analyst argue that a central banking system is only necessary when an economy operates with paper money. Others think that isn't always the case.
Taking on debt for a reliable business venture can be a smart move if you follow a few simple guidelines.
The sequester is not written on stone tablets. Like every other budget gimmick Congress invents, this one can be rewritten, waived, and otherwise adjusted. And like every one before it, it probably will be.
The US savings rate fell from 6.4 percent to 2.4 percent in January, and it will take a few months to see if it recovers to normal levels.
Spending cuts set to pummel most government programs starting today so far haven't had much effect on investors. The $85 billion in across-the-board 'sequestration' cuts were expected to cause airport delays, disrupt public services and result in lower pay or layoffs for millions of government workers.
There are many ideas for improving federal assistance for low-income college students, Rueben writes, including better targeting of higher education tax credits.
The US economy barely registered growth in Q4 2012 with real GDP improving at an annualized rate of just 0.1 percent from Q3 2012, according to a the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
California is by far the largest single market for electric cars, Voelcker writes, and that means charging stations in public parking lots are now sometimes fully occupied, meaning they can't recharge their electric cars' batteries.