Survey results provided to Associated Press find that 21 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives.
Fears that insurance exchanges that are the linchpin of President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul wouldn't attract the young, healthy people needed to make them financially viable are... Read more »
First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations issued under the health care program known by his name. Now House Republicans are taking their turn. Read more »
Health insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law, roiling the administration and reverberating in Congress, especially for... Read more »
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The ombudsman concept developed as a protection, or a source of redress, for individuals treated unjustly by governments, corporations, universities and other entities whose powers vastly exceeded... Read more »
Two McDonald's employees that each earned $10 an hour and $20,000 a year would receive $4,000 to $5,000 more in health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act if they lived together than if... Read more »
World stock markets bounced higher Thursday after prepared testimony for the confirmation hearing of incoming Federal Reserve chief suggested the U.S. central bank won't reduce its economic... Read more »
Greece's recession eased in the third quarter while the unemployment rate stood at 27.3 percent in August, unchanged from the previous month, official data showed Thursday. The government described... Read more »
Asian stock markets sank Wednesday after a highly anticipated meeting of Chinese leaders did not announce bold reforms to overhaul a growth model that is running out of steam. European markets were... Read more »
Greece's coalition government survived a no-confidence motion tabled by the main opposition party early Monday, and the prime minister ended three days of debate by saying the debt-ridden country... Read more »
Venezuelan authorities released on Saturday a Miami Herald reporter they detained almost two days ago while he reported on the South American country's economic crisis. Read more »
How the struggle to pay for diapers impacts low-income families and how nonprofits are trying to help
New study documents widespread diaper need among low-income families and accompanying physical, emotional and financial issues. Diaper banks are discussed as a method of relief. Experts weigh in on... Read more »
If you like your health plan, President Barack Obama said repeatedly and emphatically, you will be able to keep it. Read more »
Money talks, but cash shouts in the real estate market. Read more »
U.S. economic growth is likely languishing in the second half of 2013, held back by federal policies and a slowdown in hiring that has kept consumers from stepping up spending. Read more »
Matt Certo jumped at the chance to use his smartphone for banking as soon as his bank offered the service a few years back. Read more »
Prodded to be more candid with Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday the administration's health care website needed a couple of hundred fixes when it went... Read more »
Single-family homes join multi-family homes as builders focus on providing new homes for renters. Read more »
Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama is promoting his embattled health care law in the state with the highest rate of uninsured Americans, which has... Read more »
The financial crisis of the past few years has severely sapped confidence in government around the globe, a think-tank representing the world's wealthiest economies said Tuesday. Read more »
SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion — the largest financial penalty in history for insider trading —... Read more »
Religion is among the strong motivators for giving to charity, but there are many things that lead people to give of their time and money. Read more »
A new slew of data suggests marriage is an economic booster that also aids upward mobility. Read more »
To hear Rep. Paul Ryan tell it, a bipartisan group of congressional negotiators has the chance to take the first steps toward fixing a serious problem: a debt-ridden federal government facing an... Read more »
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As pressure has been growing to hike the minimum wage, President Obama is now taking up the cause. Meanwhile, without great fanfare, two major restaurant chains have taken the first step toward... Read more »
Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey gives advice about paying into 401(k) contributions while getting out of debt. Read more »
The jobless rate dropped to a 5-year low — but that doesn't mean the job market is out of the woods yet. Read more »
The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone... Read more »
Survey results provided to The Associated Press find that 21 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, earning a household income of $250,000 or more at some point. Read more »
Much of the media focus on work-life balance has covered how to juggle a career and raise children, but similar personal and professional sacrifices can be required of those who support aging parents. Read more »
When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to... Read more »
Harry Baron had already lived through a tough week this summer, facing the reality that his wife of 67 years could no longer live at home. Her memory issues were serious, Baron learned, and she... Read more »
More than half of U.S. workers aren’t saving enough money to be able to cover essential living expenses in retirement, according to a survey by Fidelity Investments. Read more »
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery offset concerns that the Federal Reserve may reduce its monetary stimulus this month. Read more »
Less Americans are filing for unemployment benefits and have neared a six-year low, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. Read more »
Iran indirectly challenged OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, announcing that it plans to pump as much oil as it can once sanctions on its crude exports are lifted, even if its extra output... Read more »
General Motors says it's in Japan for the long haul despite sales of Cadillac and Chevrolet models barely surpassing 1,000 vehicles a year. Read more »
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