American students spend about 1,000 hours in school each year, and yet very few, if any, of those hours are dedicated to learning about personal finance.
The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September.
Devouring a McDonald's Big Mac or a Chipotle burrito is on a fast-track to becoming a luxury for many consumers as beef prices and workers' wages climb.
While the surge in prices for eggs have stabilized and pork is now cheaper, consumers shouldn't expect a reprieve in the cost of beef.
Consumer prices rose for a fifth straight month in June as the cost of gasoline and a range of other goods increased.
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells Congress that the central bank remains on track to raise interest rates this year, with labor markets seen steadily improving.
Producer prices rose more than expected in June as the cost of gasoline and other goods rose, indicating the recent oil-driven drop in prices was abating.
Higher wages, rising health care costs, and increased food costs are driving several major restaurant chains to lift their prices.
Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.
American lobster prices are swelling as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.
Consumer prices recorded their largest increase in more than two years in May as gas prices surged, suggesting a trend in lower prices had run its course.
The economy is growing moderately after a winter swoon and likely strong enough to support an interest rate increase by year-end, Fed officials say.
A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that's boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the U.S., a report shows.
Expect a higher bill if you purchase one of these items -- like ubiquitous breakfast eggs. But there's good news for bacon lovers.
The IMF urged the Federal Reserve to wait until the first half of 2016 to start raising short-term interest rates because the U.S. economy remains subpar.
The Federal Reserve says the economy was growing at a moderate pace in most regions of the country in April and May, helped by gains in consumer spending.
Consumer spending unexpectedly stalled in April as households cut back on purchases of automobiles and continued to boost savings.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says she expects the central bank to raise rates this year as the economy was on course to bounce back from a sluggish first quarter.
Consumer prices moderated in April on weak gasoline prices, but rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying inflation pressures.
Officials at the Federal Reserve's April policy meeting believed it would be premature to raise interest rates in June, minutes from the meeting show.
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