Jul 25, 2012 Expect the prices for meat and dairy goods to rise as the Midwest drought continues.
Jul 17, 2012 Americans spent less on cars, computers and other retail items in June, held back by concerns about job stability and the global economy.
Jul 16, 2012 Taking a look at how to provide for an elderly relative who is having trouble taking care of himself or herself.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 6, 2012 What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
Jul 5, 2012 Amidst glimpses of positive economic indicators, dismal consumer confidence continues as retail sales figures are down for chain stores in June.
Jul 5, 2012 Public pension funds are resorting to riskier investments in a bid to score returns high enough to give retirees their guaranteed payments.
Jun 27, 2012 Gallup's editor-in-chief talks about the negative numbers on consumer confidence in the U.S., and how it might affect the presidential election.
Jun 27, 2012 In this installment of Money Matters, we look at the economics of democracy: whether our personal finances are having an effect in this year's major political election.
Jun 25, 2012 Americans are more likely to rate themselves physically fit than financially healthy, a recent survey finds. Whip your finances back into shape with expert advice.