Forget about the official 9.7% unemployment rate. A new study shows that more than half of American workers lost jobs, hours or pay.
Progress is being made to find permanent homes for 'street people,' yet the number of homeless families is growing.
Few Americans can take advantage of near-record rates. But down-payment requirements for purchases may be easing.
Georgia has had the most bank failures since 2000, edging out Illinois. Who knew?
6 million Americans survive on food stamps and no other income. Former restaurant critic Ed Murrieta is one of them.
Before you spend a lot of money, investigate free or low-cost options.
John Auther highlights the problems with the markets -- and potential solutions -- in his new book.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.