The cold calculus and material emphasis of finance seems about as far removed as one can imagine from the arts. And yet, many great writers and artists were tied to finance vocationally. Can you guess who?…
By Mihir A. Desai
“We are all insurance companies.” This odd dictum, from the famous American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce, may serve us well as we struggle to find the best path forward in the health insurance debate.
By Philip Moeller
While few would question the need for making long-term financial retirement plans, there is relatively little formal emphasis on making long-term plans for combating loneliness and staying involved in multiple social activities.
Don't bad-mouth your old employer or air their dirty laundry. Here's what to say if prospective employers ask why you quit.
The U.S. unemployment rate crawled up to 4.4 percent in June. NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman looks at what that means for the economy.
If we want to keep displaced people from seeking safety in the U.S. and Mexico, we must proactively help countries in South and Central America to develop better governments and economies.
The slogan for this new NAFTA, founded in old North American policies, is simple: rather than free trade, free movement — fair trade, fair movement.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, has had an absolutely enormous impact on the world of investing. He's also a philanthropic man who has helped scores of people with his generosity.
Given the task of enacting tax reform, congressional Republicans and the Trump administration would do well to look to history.
By PBS NewsHour
The hottest curve in economics right now helps explain the rise of China, the rise of populism in Europe and the rise of Donald Trump. From a global perspective, income inequality has gone down. But if you're middle class in…
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