May 27, 2013 It’s a good time to be a recruiter for the U.S. military. Applications are up, as youth unemployment continues to soar. And the Pentagon doesn’t need as many people as it did at the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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 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 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest since December of 2008.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.