Jun 14, 2013 Helping your kids to stand out in the eyes a college admissions officer takes a lot -- usually that means a lot of money. But before you spend beaucoup bucks on private tutors and athletic coaching, do a quick cost-benefit analysis of whether those investments will really pay off.
Jun 13, 2013 Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in last month. Cars and discount stores did well in May, while department stores dragged.
May 24, 2013 After a disappointing first quarter, CEO Bob McDonald says he will leave Procter & Gamble at the end of next month.
May 24, 2013 After six years of unemployment, Maria once again has a steady paycheck. She is ready to budget responsibly and save for the future, but how should she factor in spending money on her wants as well as her needs?
May 22, 2013 Your dollar bill isn't worth the paper it's printed on. Why? Because it's a fiat currency. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 17, 2013 Retail sales rose a tenth of a percent in April. Why are people spending more and are they going back into credit card debit over these purchases?
May 15, 2013 A look at how new retail figures impact the economy.
May 15, 2013 After last month's collapse at a garment factory, retailers around the world are responding in different ways.
May 13, 2013 Did you buy a car or get some new clothes recently? You were not alone.