Sep 20, 2013 The U.S. Census released a report on the national median income and poverty rate this week. And Marketplace released a data tool on incomes to tell a bigger story about how we live at any income.
Sep 20, 2013 Is gifting a retirement account a good idea? Not always, says CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger, who answers listeners questions about retirement this week.
Sep 18, 2013 Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.
Sep 17, 2013 A social scientist at the University of Chicago shows that the only investment advice you need to know can all fit in the palm of your hand.
Sep 17, 2013 The Census releases U.S. median income data today. We visit two families to compare what it's like to live at the national median income and local median income.
Sep 17, 2013 Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Sep 11, 2013 Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Lindsay Foster Thomas
Sep 9, 2013 "The Golden Girls" didn't just make us laugh; they also taught us a lot about personal finance.
Sep 4, 2013 Car makers should get a nice bump from the long holiday weekend, and all those Labor Day sales you saw advertised.
Sep 4, 2013 The Treasury Department has changed the rules on a program meant to help people hit by the housing crisis stay in their homes, allowing states to use some money from the $7.6 billion foreclosure prevention program to demolish homes instead.