The corporate tax rate is set to drop 14 percent under the new tax bill. Will big businesses invest more in American plants and factories? What will it mean for American workers? Economics correspondent Paul Solman breaks down the numbers.
There's just one day left to enroll in health insurance under the federal marketplace for 2018. While demand has been higher this year, the length of the signup period is just half of what it was in previous years, so…
By Daniel Bush
The GOP tax plan could have a big impact on health care policy, from repealing the individual mandate to triggering future cuts in health care spending.
By Sarah Gonser, The Hechinger Report and Meredith Kolodner
The stress of working jobs to financially support themselves and their families while attending high school hits undocumented teens disproportionally hard. Three young people describe their paths to higher education.
By PBS NewsHour
Republicans are poised to work out their differences on the tax overhaul bill, a major piece of legislation that could affect work, health care, education, charity and other facets of American life. How does it affect you? We received an…
The rise of high-deductible employer health plans has created one of the most unpleasant surprises for older employees: anyone on Medicare is no longer allowed to make tax-free contributions to a health savings account (HSA).
By Nick Corcodilos
You might think the big risk is that you’ll be fired instantly if your boss finds out you’re looking. But even if you’re not worried about that, there are more subtle risks.
By PBS NewsHour
A new chapter for cryptocurrencies begins Sunday night as bitcoin, the most mainstream digital asset, launches on futures markets. The milestone will open up the market, allowing investors to bet against the currency without actually owning it. Author Nolan Bauerle…
By Erica R. Hendry
The economy added 228,000 jobs last month. What else did November’s report tell us about workers and the economy? We ask experts for their take as we approach the end of 2017.
Four years ago, businesses in Kansas went from paying over 6 percent taxes to paying nothing at all, as part of a Republican experiment to boost the limp state economy. But when the massive drop in tax revenue destabilized the…
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