Used vehicles prices have hit a 16-year high as more people look to buy pre-owned cars and trucks rather than new ones. So if you’ve been thinking about selling, now’s a fine time.
How quaint. Our old-fashioned, debt-averse neighbors to the north are reluctantly accepting the notion that swiping plastic to pay for groceries and other essentials is not such a bad thing.
May’s troubling jobs numbers threw the Obama administration under the bus. With unemployment now at 9.1%, the country is antsier about getting solutions to our jobs problem, and getting them fast.
59% of Americans gave the president a thumbs down for his handling of the economy in the latest Washington Post-ABC poll out Wednesday, up …
I’m not sure why you’d want to buy a beer for a friend—or your dad—on Facebook. But you can now do so. Here’s a roundup of odd and interesting consumer news and trends.
After 23 years of covering — and giving advice about — Medicare, a veteran journalist wades into the system herself. Part 2 of a 5-part series.
Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn., has just 400 undergraduates and has been plagued by financial and regulatory issues for years. In April, the college announced that it would close June 30th.
As global markets go through another week of selling and anxiousness, a new record was set yesterday: the Chinese yuan – that much maligned, politically charged national currency – hit a record high against the U.S. dollar.
In the past few weeks, with a growing number of bad economic reports – including last month’s disappointing jobs number - there has been increasing talk of the possibility of a so-called double-dip recession. That’s when the economy slips back into a recession while still trying to recover from the last one. Indeed, Ben Bernanke’s talk …
Wednesday evening? That’s the theory being passed around anyway. And that’s tonight — so get shopping.
How to find under-appreciated bargains in the midst of the latest hype over high-tech companies.
When was consumerism, in the modern sense, born? Researchers say it was at least a century before the Industrial Revolution brought cheap, mass-produced goods to the world. Hoarding, and the popularity of storage units, came a bit later.
Eric Bahn, founder of the social network Beat the GMAT, worked his day job until he was ready to take his business full-time. By the end of his fourth year, he was making twice as much from his start-up.