President Barack Obama's jobs bill, facing a critical test in the Senate, appears likely to die at the hands of Republicans opposed to stimulus spending and a tax surcharge on millionaires.
By necessity, families have toughened up and become more disciplined about their finances. They're saving more, paying down debt and charging less on their credit cards.
If you're in a relationship whether married or not, and your significant other says one of the following, you may be on the road to one of the four biggest money mistakes that couples make.
The slightly better jobs report on Friday notwithstanding, the odds of a recession appear to be climbing, and that's bringing back scary memories.
The federal government is taking on a crucial new role in the nation's health care, designing a basic benefits package for millions of privately insured Americans.
Employers added 103,000 jobs in September, a modest burst of hiring after a sluggish summer. Still, job growth remains too weak to lower the unemployment rate, which stayed at 9.1% for the third straight month.
Starting Oct. 29, colleges will be required to provide "net price calculators" on their websites. These will give families a better sense, early on, of what their actual costs would be for that particular year.
White has passed silver as the world's most popular color for carmakers, according to an annual survey by paint maker PPG Industries.
J.C. Penney is upping the ante on impulse holiday gifting, with plans to carve out areas on the main floor dedicated to gifts from the whimsical to the practical.
Apple is trotting out a new iPhone on Oct. 14, but it's not the iPhone 5 some were expecting. Instead, it's a more modest upgrade, the iPhone 4S. Here are some facts to help you decide if it's time to make the plunge.