U.S. consumer spending rose a solid 0.4 percent in July, the sixth straight month of healthy gains.
By Nick Corcodilos
As in any business plan, your goal is to demonstrate how an added investment (in you) will pay off.
By Philip Moeller
As Medicare’s annual open enrollment season and the nation’s midterm congressional elections approach, what would you like to know more about to help you make informed decisions?…
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 Marcy Gordon, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Four states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York — already have sued the federal government over the deduction cap, asserting it's aimed at hurting a group of Democratic states and tramples on their constitutional budget-making authority.
By Paul Solman
This week has marked the longest uninterrupted stock market gains in U.S. history, thanks in part to a steady economic recovery now nine years old. But another driver is the growth of stock buybacks: companies purchasing their own shares. Whether…
Wednesday marked the longest bull market in the stock market's history, and financial analysts say the economy is strong enough that the gains could continue.
By Philip Moeller
It’s often possible to find individual drugs that cost less than what you’d pay in a Part D plan.
By Gretchen Frazee
Universities are addressing a current shortfall of primary care doctors -- and the threat of a broader physician shortage within the next 15 years -- by taking new and dramatic steps that could reshape medical training across the nation.
By Larisa Epatko
In an effort to curb soaring inflation in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro shaved five zeros off the value of the bolivar. Is it enough? We asked several analysts to explain.
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