Features by Tracey Samuelson
Posted In: American Airlines, US Airways
American Airlines and US Airways have officially announced their long-suspected merger. Together the companies will become the largest airline in the world, but the consolidation process won’t be without its challenges.
Posted In: minimum wage, State of the Union, Obama, poverty
During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Posted In: Twitter, american express, social media
Starting Wednesday, American Express customers who link their cards to their Twitter accounts will be able to make purchases with a tweet.
Posted In: Catholic church, Pope Benedict XVI
As the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict has been the leader of a troubled brand, as the church was hit hard by the clergy-sex-abuse scandals.
Posted In: tax refund, Saving
Researchers to track a TurboTax reminder at the "golden moment" when taxpayers can be motivated to save.
Posted In: sequestration, Education, defense, budget
For one thing, 63,000 kids would get booted from Head Start.
Posted In: unbanked, underbanked, digital divide
PayNearMe is one of many companies finding opportunity in services for millions of people who don't have bank accounts.
Posted In: income tax, progressive tax, middle class
The modern American income tax celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend.
Posted In: Facebook, quarterly report, mobile apps, facebook social media privacy advertising, advertising
As more users check Facebook on their smart phones, its mobile advertising strategy is critical to success.
Posted In: Super Bowl commercials, Super Bowl, advertising
What's the return on investment from a $4 million Super Bowl ad buy?