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As banks prepare for end of draw, consumers should too

Sabri Ben-Achour | Jul 1, 2014
HELOCs are coming due in the next two years - and the economy should take heed.
Posted In: credit, home equity, mortgage

What you need to know about charter schools

Annie Baxter | Jul 1, 2014
They're public schools, funded by taxpayers, but they don't go by the usual book

Where charter schools are popular

Dan Abendschein | Jul 1, 2014
Charter schools are still just a small fraction of schools
Posted In: Visualize

Musicians protest movie studios recording overseas

David Weinberg | Jul 1, 2014
Professional musicians in the Los Angeles aren't happy.
Filing Unemployment

Why don't we count all the unemployed?

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jul 1, 2014
What does it mean to be "actively" looking for work?

More workers get crammed into less space

Dan Weissmann | Jul 1, 2014
Businesses have added back jobs since the recession, but not office space.
Posted In: Great Recession, Jobs, office

When the 'sharing economy' doesn't really play fair

David Brancaccio | Jul 1, 2014
The sharing economy maintains some of the same problems as traditional businesses.

PODCAST: Shrinking office space

David Brancaccio | Jul 1, 2014
A look at the S&P 500, shrinking office space, and the "share" in sharing.

The most popular crowd at the public library?

Dan Abendschein | Jul 1, 2014
What age groups are visiting their local libraries?
Posted In: Curveball, library

Facebook's psychology study under scrutiny

Ben Johnson | Jul 1, 2014
Was the social network's manipulation of news-feeds for data-gathering ethical?