Friday’s jobs report showed a quarter of a million jobs were added to the U.S. economy in October. The unemployment rate remained at its lowest rate in decades. And wages, up 3 percent year over year, grew the most they…
Sixty-three percent of people over the age of 65 are likely to need some type of home care, but most Americans are not prepared to pay for it.
By Gretchen Frazee
Average hourly wages rose 3.1 percent, the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent, and the economy added 250,000 jobs in October.
By Paul Solman
On November 6, Maine voters will consider a proposal to provide free home care to people 65 and older and those with disabilities. The plan, “Question 1” on the ballot, would be funded by an additional 3.8 percent tax on…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The prosecution comes amid heightened trade tensions between China and the U.S. and as the Trump administration raises alarms that Beijing remains intent on stealing technology and inventions to gain an economic upper hand.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press
Carrying signs that included a mocking reference to the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant's mishandling of sexual…
By Philip Moeller
Proposed fixes to Social Security and the effects the tax cuts could have on Medicare and Medcaid are issues voters should consider when heading to the polls, writes Philip Moeller.
By Paul Solman
There are a number of ways China could fight back against U.S. tariffs. The question is whether those steps would hurt China more than the U.S.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
Taxpayers have spent more than $325 billion in the last decade on Pell Grants meant to help low-income students graduate, but only half of Pell recipients at four-year universities and colleges graduated within six years, new data show. It’s the…
By Nick Corcodilos
Job offers often come with the requirement that the potential employee provide documentation of his or her current salary.
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