May 23, 2012 Some adults buy stocks for kids, less as an investment and more for a teaching tool.
Apr 26, 2012 Gallup's latest surveys asked how Americans were feeling about their personal finances, and whether they think they'll be able to retire comfortably.
Mar 30, 2012 Consumer spending was the big surprise of the morning. The government said Americans spent 0.8 percent more in February.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 27, 2012 Since the recession hit, we just haven't been shopping like we used to -- unless we're talking about electronics.
Mar 15, 2012 Your politics even determines your take on the weather outside.
Feb 28, 2012 With Super Tuesday a week away, we wanted to know which measures of the economy are the ones to watch.
Sep 27, 2012 The dip in unemployment and job claims indicate optimism -- but wages fell sharply for the majority of American workers last year in a way that they haven't since 2007.
Feb 9, 2012 The national mood about the economy is one thing, but what states have the best, and worst, confidence about the direction of the economy?
Feb 7, 2012 A borrowing consumer is a confident consumer. But it's not all good news.