A growing chorus of experts is making the surprising argument that students need to be allowed to borrow more. With grants limited and college costs rising, loans can be a lifeline for students who have no other way to afford…
Rising insulin prices are once again shining an uncomfortable spotlight on drug-company CEOs, who have been dutifully taking a public pounding before congressional committees.
The deadline for filing your taxes is right around the corner, on Monday, April 15. This is the first year that fully incorporates major updates to the tax code signed into law by President Trump in 2017. Amid the changes,…
By Steve Goldbloom
The gig economy has created many opportunities for securing temporary work with companies like Uber and Taskrabbit. But despite the increased flexibility short-term employment provides, it doesn't pay off for everyone. Social entrepreneur Terrence Davenport, who coaches low-income clients on…
By Gretchen Frazee
A report from the Urban Institute shows that low-income Americans experience the biggest drop in their credit scores following “medium-sized” disasters.
By Martin Crutsinger, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that while her agency is forecasting a rebound in growth next year that forecast is "subject to downside risks."…
By Ken Sweet, Associated Press
The heads of seven of the largest banks in the U.S. fielded sometimes contentious questions from a House committee Wednesday, some dealing with current risks to the financial system and other focused on more politically charged topics.
By Nick Corcodilos
You should be honest, but voluntarily disclosing that you have been fired can hurt your ability to negotiate, writes columnist Nick Corcodilos.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
The Judiciary Committee hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday follows a series of violent incidents fueled in part by online communication. Watch live in our player.
By Student Reporting Labs
There are thousands of jobs in the oil and gas industry in West Virginia and the recent growth in natural gas pipeline construction is giving young West Virginians economic incentive to stay in the state. But as Student Reporting Labs'…
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