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 24, 2013 Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?
May 24, 2013 As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.
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 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 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
May 2, 2013 After accepting a teaching post at CUNY, the exalted and shamed former general is reportedly in talks with private equity giant KKR. What are the real job prospects for David Petraeus?