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Why Are Boomers Facing So Much Credit-Card Debt?

Reuters | Chris Taylor | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty

(Reuters) - Sandy Harsh never expected to find herself with $16,800 in credit-card debt and her retirement dreams drifting farther away. Harsh, an ...

Arthur Delaney

More Americans Say Bad Economy Is New Normal

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business

More Americans believe today than they did two years ago that their country will never fully recover from the Great Recession. Fifty-six percent of...

The Road to Redemption: 7 Ways to Overcome a Bad Economy

Ash Cash | Posted 05.05.2012 | Money
Ash Cash

If you watched the news lately, you will notice many reports of slow growth in employment. The good news is that instead of waiting for things to get better we can take some proactive steps to get back on track.

'I Watched My Mom Lose Her Job And Struggle To Pay Bills For 2 Years'

| Jennifer Gonzales-Romero | Posted 11.09.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at L.A. Youth, a nonprofit organization that uses media as a tool for young people to examine themselv...

Nine Ways the Economy is Affecting Young Latinos

Voto Latino | Posted 03.06.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

You don't have to have an MBA from Harvard or Wharton to know that the economy is hurting and has been for a while.

In Tough Times, East LA Community Joins Together

Posted 12.07.2011 | Latino Voices

This article is part of a weekly series published in partnership with the Boyle Heights Beat. It appears on Wednesdays. By Rosa Solache Famil...

Subway Fare Jacked Up

nydailynews.com | By Irving Dejohn and Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The price to ride the subway in New York City has been raised again, now from $2 to $2.25. New Yorkers feel they are being taken advantage of in this ...

Laugh Your Way Through This Financial Crisis

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Karen Salmansohn

Minyanville is a trusted choice for a business voice, a place where people are informed about the world's harsh economic truth through a fiesty and humorous delivery.

Congratulations, Sorry and Thank You to the Most Popular (and Lucky) College Graduate, Jimmy Fallon!

Jamie Frevele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jamie Frevele

Jimmy Fallon's newly obtained college degree may not seem like a big deal to many people besides Jimmy and his close friends and family. But you know what? I was pretty psyched about it.

Will Your Future Be Changed By The Bad Economy...or Something Even Bigger?

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lee Stranahan

Understanding the difference between the bad economy and the changing economy could be the key difference between just squeaking by in tough tough times and prospering.

The Economy: How Bad Is It?

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How bad is the economy? Policy makers, deal makers, deal breakers and ordinary folks weigh in: All images courtesy of AP, Getty, and AFP/Getty. ...

26 Not-So-Bad Things About The Bad Economy

Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Redmond Satran

No need to hunt down the most distinctive artisanal cheese: Your new gastronomic thrill will be finding pork at 49 cents a pound. Agonizing over whether to get divorced? Don't bother, you can't afford it.

Viacom Layoffs Are Here: 850 Will Be Fired

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Amid an ongoing debt crisis at controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone's movie theater company, National Amusements Inc., media gi...

Power Cutoffs Soar As Americans Struggle To Pay Bills

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

COHOES, N.Y. — The number of Americans whose electricity or gas has been shut off for nonpayment of their bills is up sharply in many parts of t...

Slumping Economy Has The Rich Feeling Your Pain — And Contributing To It

AP | MARK JEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The rich are sharing your financial pain _ and contributing to it. It may have taken longer and it may not be as acute, but there are early hints tha...

Economic Woes Are Mounting Across America

McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As politicians and policymakers in Washington struggle to control the damage from the housing crisis, the banks' credit crunch, $4 a gallon gasoline, ...

Pawn Shops: Business Is Booming

LA Times | DAVID LAZARUS: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economy is tanking, banks are scrambling for cover, the Fed is repeatedly cutting interest rates . . . and business is booming at pawn shop Crown ...