Economy - Most Recent


How anxious do you feel about your finances?

Oct 26, 2015
We talked to folks around the country about their economic anxiety.
Posted In: poll, anxiety
Firefighters use a back fire to battle a brush fire in the Wood Ranch area of Simi Valley back in August of this year.

As wildfires spread, homeowners insurance retreats

Oct 26, 2015
Rates rise and coverage is withdrawn as more areas are vulnerable to fire
Posted In: fire, wildfires, Simi Valley, insurance
USAA is planning to use Visa credit cards, a switch from Mastercard.

Mastercard loses USAA customers to Visa

Oct 26, 2015
The change is part of a shift in the balance of power in the credit card business
Posted In: usaa, Credit Cards, visa, mastercard

Economic anxiety is keeping people up at night

Oct 26, 2015
DC Bureau Chief Dave Shaw explains the Marketplace-Edison Research Poll results.
Posted In: Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, Anxiety Index, anxiety

Bacon is officially bad for you

Oct 26, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Why the economic recovery doesn’t feel like one

Oct 26, 2015
Many people feel stuck financially, and they're losing sleep over it.
Posted In: financial security, anxiety, Anxiety Index

The Economic Anxiety Index, explained

Oct 26, 2015
It's a number that helps figure out how the economy feels on a personal level.
Posted In: poll, Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, Anxiety Index, 2016 election


Oct 24, 2015
An uber vehicle in New York City.

How many people work in the 'gig economy'?

Oct 23, 2015
Many are driving for Uber or working other 'gigs,' but surveys can't count them.
Posted In: employment, self-employment, Jobs