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Nearly half of American households are financially insecure

Sep 18, 2014
New research indicates even many middle class families don't have enough saved for an emergency.
Posted In: financial crisis, emergency, household

Child care providers are the glue of many communities

Sep 18, 2014
Home childcare providers are vital to many, yet make as little as $22,000 a year.
Posted In: childcare, child
Janet Yellen

How will low inflation complicate the Fed’s plans?

Sep 17, 2014
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, The Fed, interest rates, CPI

NFL sponsors chime in on recent scandals

Sep 17, 2014
Big-money sponsors react to multiple cases of domestic abuse in the NFL.
Posted In: NFL

Middle class, but "asset poor"

Sep 17, 2014
Nearly half of households in major U.S. cities are “liquid asset poor."
Posted In: conferences, learning, emergency savings, middle class

Calpers ditches pension funds

Sep 16, 2014
The country's largest public pension fund is pulling out of hedge funds.
Posted In: CALpers, hedge funds

You may see $3 a gallon for gas in your lifetime

Sep 16, 2014
The global glut of oil is pushing gasoline prices down.
Posted In: gas prices, fracking, gasoline

Your Wallet: Is home-buying rebounding?

Sep 15, 2014
Home sales are picking back up. Are you looking to buy?
Posted In: Housing, real estate

On pins and needles for the next words from the Fed

Sep 15, 2014
Fed watchers are obsessed with two words right now: “considerable time.”
Posted In: stock, interest rates, The Federal Reserve

Vinyl record sales have jumped to 6 million

Sep 15, 2014
Vinyl sales are experiencing a boom among a younger audience.
Posted In: vinyl records, buying music, music industry, Chicago

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