Features by Jaclyn Giovis

Report: More Americans are worried about their personal finances

More Americans are worried about recession impacts on their personal finances than they were a year ago, according to an annual survey that asses...
Posted In: finances, Personal Finance, recession, Saving, Savings

MAP: U.S. foreign aid to the Middle East and South Asia

Since the end of World War II, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked to further America's foreign policy inte...
Posted In: Egypt, foreign aid, Israel, maps, middle east, picture this

Obama budget targets discretionary spending

President Obama gives Congress his budget proposal for the next fiscal year on Monday, and how he plans to tackle two issues - the federal govern...
Posted In: budget cuts, obama budget

Radio Shangri-La

Title: Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth Author: Lisa Napoli Publisher: Crown Publishing Group Type: N...
Posted In: Books, Lisa Napoli, Radio Shangri-La

EXCERPT: Radio Shangri-La

The following excerpt is from "Radio Shangri-La." Read the author's preface and the first chapter....
Posted In: Lisa Napoli, Radio Shangri-La

U.S. Labor Department reports mixed January numbers

We heard two numbers from the Labor Department this morning: The unemployment rate dropped to a near-two year low of 9 percent, but the economy increased just 36,000 jobs -- the fewest in four months. Economists are concerned about the inconsistency in January's numbers, as Jaclyn Giovis explains.
Posted In: Jobs

The Daily: Is News Corp.'s iPad-only news publication the future of digital journalism?

Extra! Extra! Read all about it -- on your iPad. The Daily, the first national news publication created exclusively for the iPad, was born Wednes...
Posted In: apple, apps, digital, iPad, News Corp., newspaper

NBC Universal changes its logo as Comcast takes the helm

Cable giant Comcast Corp. takes over NBC Universal today, or rather NBCUniversal - at least according to the new purple logo. The space, the...
Posted In: Comcast, logo, merger, NBC Universal, picture this

Slideshow: CEOs in the $1 salary club

Not all CEOs earn a handsome salary. Some corporate leaders have worked for a lot less --- a whopping $1. It's a noble gesture, but most CEOs in the $1 salary club are really earning millions when you consider their stock holdings, bonuses, and other compensation. See a slideshow of CEOs who are members of this elite club.

Financial crisis and 'Other People's Money'

If you want to find out what caused the 2008 financial crisis, you can pick up a copy of the 576-page report by the U.S. commission appointed to ...
Posted In: book review, Books, financial crisis, financial reform


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