By David A. Lieb, Camille Fasset, Associated Press
The economic collapse has been described as one of the worst in the world in over 150 years. Inflation and prices of basic goods have skyrocketed in Lebanon, which imports more than 80 percent of its basic goods.
By Associated Press
Eschewing consumer culture, Pete Adeney, also known as Mr. Money Mustache, practices an extreme frugality that allowed him to retire at age 30. Avoiding car use, DIYing and investing in stock market index funds are among the tactics he and…
By Paul Solman
Here are just a few common questions that parents across the country — and across income levels — want answered.
By Beth Kobliner
Fifty-four percent of adults admit that they would rather talk to their kids about sex than their parents about aging.
By Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time in over 100 years, famous American women will appear on U.S. paper currency. Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, a group of suffragists will be added to the $10…
By Kristen Doerer
Harriet Tubman, an African American abolitionist who led hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad, will have her portrait placed on the front of the $20 bill.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
According to community leaders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, 80 percent of the Somali-Americans there send money back to East Africa. Aid groups say 40 percent of Somalia’s population relies on those dollars -- known as remittances -- to survive. But recently,…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a…
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is proposing tougher restrictions on brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts, reigniting a confrontation with the financial services industry over rules affecting trillions of dollars in 401k and other savings accounts.
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