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 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 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 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.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 16, 2012 As foreclosure filings start to rise again, homeowners must balance the costs -- financial and emotional -- of fighting eviction.
Jul 16, 2012 A new study that finds Americans still paid $30 billion in overdraft fees last year despite efforts to curb them. Here are the facts you need to know.
Jun 6, 2012 Gas prices may be a bit of bright spot in a dark and stormy world economy.
May 29, 2012 Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
May 23, 2012 Some adults buy stocks for kids, less as an investment and more for a teaching tool.