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'Be prepared' ... financially
Apr 20, 2012
A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.
Romney pushes right-to-work in Michigan
Feb 24, 2012
Michigan is a state known for its unions. But Mitt Romney says employees should be able to opt out of mandatory union dues.
Michigan city gets a technocrat
Nov 15, 2011
Like Italy and Greece, the city of Flint, Mich., is getting a technocrat who will take over the city’s dire finances.
Michigan to make nice?
Oct 14, 2011
The U.S. auto industry has always been leery of foreign competition, but the new free trade deals with countries like South Korea and Japan may change that.
The recession hits your local lemonade stand
Aug 26, 2011
Small businesses bore a lot of the consequences of the recession. Two pre-teen entrepreneurs talk about how their summer business took a hit during the recession.
The touchy business of relationships and money
Aug 5, 2011
Family and friends are the people you turn to in times of great need. But things can get a bit sticky when that need is a financial one.
Michigan rethinks its tax code
Apr 22, 2011
As Michigan's governor attempts to close a budget gap of more than $1 billion, a tax credit for the working poor may disappear, and small businesses might get a break on taxes.