Kate Davidson is a regular contributor to Marketplace.
Features by Kate Davidson
Posted In: salt, roads
This season's harsh winter has meant shortages of the salt used to clear roads.
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: student loan debt, housing market
The percentage of homes sold to new homeowners slipped. One reason: student loans.
Posted In: Education, debit cards
Colleges can include surprising fees on prepaid and debit cards.
Posted In: homecare, eldercare, low-wage work
The pay is low, the work can be hard.
Posted In: post office, payday loans, lending
Providing basic financial services could bolster the post office's income
Posted In: jobs report, payroll
Economists say the optimism of the household survey should temper the gloom of low payroll reports.
Posted In: tennessee, community colleges, Tennessee Promise
The announcement from the state's governor is part of a broader workforce development strategy. And similar moves have worked before.
Posted In: nintendo, smart phones
Some say Nintendo needs to ditch the console and focus on games, but Nintendo may still try to save its hardware business.
Posted In: SOTU, TPP, NAFTA, trade
The Trans-Pacific Partnership would include 12 countries and 40 percent of the world's economy.