Stacey Vanek Smith
May 8, 2013 A new market is emerging for apps that can connect people to emergency services and family members during a crisis.
Apr 29, 2013 HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced an additional $1.8 billion in recovery aid for homeowners, renters and small businesses, today. Some of those businesses have been plugging along in the meantime.
Mar 29, 2013 Oil companies say new EPA rules on sulfur levels in gas will increase prices several cents a gallon, but higher refining costs could play out many ways.
Mar 14, 2013 The producer price index -- prices received by U.S. companies -- rose 0.7 percent last month, its largest uptick in five months. Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains what's behind the rise and whether the U.S. should be worried about inflation.
Feb 22, 2013 The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is up to $3.78, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Feb 20, 2013 Gas prices have risen 45 cents in the past month, but one gas station owner says he isn't making much profit from it.
Feb 20, 2013 The gas tax helps pay for our roads; and we’re not collecting as much money as we need.
Feb 12, 2013 With the world looking a lot more fragile, more people are taking their survival into their own hands -- and garages.
Feb 6, 2013 Many New York and New Jersey residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy face hurdles in returning to their homes of finding housing close by.