May 17, 2013 The government provides countless resources to help military families with financial literacy and even offers low interest loans to help them in times of emergency. So, why are many troops opting to take out risky payday loans instead?
May 16, 2013 Military brass, consumer advocates and lawmakers are trying to close loopholes in the Military Lending Act.
May 15, 2013 Five years ago, the U.S. military banned payday and title-loans to military families, but small-dollar, high-interest lenders are getting around the Military Lending Act.
May 14, 2013 One small economic data point: a steelworker in the Midwest, back on the job.
May 13, 2013 A competition for the construction industry.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 9, 2013 U.S. jobless claims are falling -- most recently to a pre-recession level -- but does that mean nothing more than employers are getting to the point where they can’t lay off any more workers?
May 9, 2013 Is there such a thing as an unemployment rate that is too low?
May 8, 2013 The U.S. military has been thinking about the 'Internet of Things' -- networks of devices that talk to one another. But there are some major obstacles.
May 7, 2013 New numbers on job openings in the U.S. are out. And there's a bit of a mystery: Why are there so many job openings and so few hires?
May 7, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has released its first-ever rankings of the 'Best Online Education Programs for Veterans'. A look at the market and the sometimes predatory companies taking advantage of vets.