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What do you teach your kids about money?

Nov 6, 2015
Tell us the most important lesson you want to pass on about money.
Posted In: Inheritance, pass down, financial advice, family advice

October treats the U.S. to a strong jobs report

Nov 6, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

Why you probably won't be audited by the IRS

Nov 5, 2015
If you’re really rich or really poor, you’re more likely to hear from the IRS.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes
Shoppers walk along Fifth Avenue last December in New York City.

Retailers are competing — for holiday workers

Nov 5, 2015
More of them work in shipping rather than in the store.
Posted In: shopping, seasonal hiring, holidays

My Economy: What full employment actually looks like

Nov 5, 2015
Manufacturing in Alabama and hopes for the future.
Posted In: Alabama, Tuscaloosa, manufacturing

Nashville: luring more than young musicians these days

Nov 5, 2015
In the last four years, Nashville has grown by more than it did in the prior decade.
Posted In: Nashville, employment, Millennial Generation

Turkey shortage could hurt food banks at Thanksgiving

Nov 5, 2015
A bird flu outbreak last spring cost producers 8 million turkeys.
Posted In: bird flu, avian flu, turkeys

A very good quarter for Facebook

Nov 5, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Thursday.
A forklift is used to move shipping containers at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

So the trade deficit decreased. Is that good?

Nov 4, 2015
Not necessarily. Here's how the deficit reflects the full U.S. economy.
Posted In: trade deficit, currency, cheap oil

Crude oil smells bad and could kill you

Nov 4, 2015
Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway on her harrowing quest to buy a barrel of crude oil.
Posted In: crude oil, barrel of oil