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6 Purchases to Buy on Sale This Winter

Women & Co | Posted 02.12.2013 | Money
Women & Co

With so many people holiday shopping this time of year, you might think retailers hold all the cards in the winter, but that isn't entirely true.

Strengthen Your Personal Economy

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 02.03.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Investing in a strong personal economy ultimately requires a holistic, integrated view of your professional and personal life choices. The returns you'll earn from these long-term investments are assets that will continue to serve you no matter what the future has in store for the national economy.

How A Cash-Strapped Seattle Mom Got A Full Financial Makeover

The Seattle Times | SUZANNE MONSON | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money

Monthly pedicures? It's a thing of the past. An occasional girls' night out? That's ancient history, too. A video-game system for her 9-ye...

Economy Scores Passing Grade, Today Anyway

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

President Obama has bet a second term on selling an economic comeback. A big truckload of economic data released today suggests he's not losing that b...

Review Reveals Taxpayer Dollars Went To Fraudlent Pleasure Trips

Washington Times | Jim McElhatton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From an extra day's hotel stay so military officials can fit in a round of golf to federal workers who fly business class instead of coach, questionab...

Consumer Spending Falls Again

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending fell for a fifth straight month in November, the longest weak stretch in a half-century, while incomes declined u...

New jobless claims drop from 16-year high

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — New jobless claims fell more than expected last week from a 16-year high, the government said Wednesday, though they remain at elev...

Consumer Spending Sees Biggest Gain In 2 Years

Washington Post | Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The housing market is tanking, the credit markets are in crisis, and economists fear that a recession could be on the way -- but in November at least,...