May 31, 2012 The U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in May. At the same time, the number of workers filing for unemployment benefits rose, and the number of planned layoffs in hit an eight month high.
May 31, 2012 Location, location, location. Economist Enrico Moretti says in his new book that it's more important than ever to move to areas with highly educated workers in order to find employment.
May 30, 2012 It's tough to get employment if you've been convicted of a felony. But some companies in the Chicago area hire only ex-cons.
May 28, 2012 Veterans working on Wall Street help recruiters understand that military skills also apply to jobs in finance.
May 28, 2012 Last Groundhog Day we asked a couple economists to predict the economic future. Today we asked them to do it again.
May 25, 2012 Marines need focus to achieve missions. One commander is helping Marines take one worry off their minds: personal finances.
May 25, 2012 This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367.
May 25, 2012 There are millions of Americans who've been out of work for more than six months. One woman shares how she stays hopeful.
May 25, 2012 Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
May 21, 2012 When businesses are not moving operations overseas, the trend for decades within the U.S. has been shifting operations from the Midwest to the lower-cost South. But the Wall Street Journal has teased out some data showing when you look at the cost of labor, energy, taxes, and real estate, the Midwest is now just about as cheap as the south.