May 8, 2012 Hercules, Calif. was on the brink of bankruptcy. So the town made major sacrifices to stay solvent.
May 3, 2012 States are trying to make it harder for new regulations and rules to be enacted in the first place.
Apr 27, 2012 The fashion designer Betsey Johnson has filed for bankruptcy protection. Dozens of the fashion designers' stores will close, and hundred of employees will be laid off.
Mar 26, 2012 The parent company of American Airlines wants more concessions from unions, or it'll push to cancel existing labor contracts.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 21, 2012 Current laws make it very hard for student loans to be forgiven. There's a proposal now in Congress that would change that.
Feb 24, 2012 MSN's Liz Weston discusses tax rebates, student debt and how to negotiate the foreclosure process.
Feb 2, 2012 Becoming a public company also means Facebook will be facing more scrutiny, from investors, sure -- but also from government regulators.
Feb 1, 2012 The two struggling companies reveal more cuts.
Jan 19, 2012 Eastman Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this morning. It's just the latest high profile company to go bankrupt in recent weeks, following American Airlines and Hostess Brands.