About half of U.S. workers have no access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The myRA is meant to help bridge that gap and give those workers an easy way to start saving.
If you think petitions never accomplish anything, your skepticism is understandable -- but it's a little out of date. Social media has changed the game.
Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, will take over the reins of the U.S. central bank Saturday and formally be sworn in next week.
What's an NFL player worth these days? We broke down the salaries of Super Bowl players -- and some other key game day individuals -- to see how much they'll make on Sunday.
If Tuesday's State of the Union address had a familiar ring to it, it's because the list of initiatives President Obama proposed was little changed from last year's speech.
Product endorsements by famous people are a classic marketing gimmick. But happens when those stars really get a say in running the company?
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps -- a switch from a few years ago.
In his final public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke took a moment to reflect on the 2008 financial crisis and compared it to a bad car crash.
Microsoft is reportedly considering Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.
China Mobile will begin selling Apple iPhones in China on Friday, an event Apple CEO Tim Cook calls a watershed moment for the Silicon Valley company.
Party leaders pushed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year through the House, shunning the turmoil of recent budget clashes with compromise.
Billionaire Beanie Babies creator Ty Warner will serve two years of probation following his guilty plea on a tax evasion charge, a judge rules.
With more and more people without regular jobs and the benefits that come with them, the U.S. faces a retirement time bomb.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel says he's still shaken by the company's massive security breach that may have affected as many as 70 million credit and debit card users.
Expired federal jobless benefits unexpectedly cleared an early hurdle Tuesday, offering a glimmer of hope to the long-term jobless and their families.
Microsoft reportedly is closer to naming a new chief executive -- but it won't be Ford chief Alan Mulally, who says he's sticking with the automaker.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?
The government's rehabilitated health insurance website saw a December surge in customer sign-ups, pushing enrollment past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration says.
Not all the figures associated with the rollout of President Obama's health care law are dreary. Here's an early look at Obamacare's early going, by the numbers.
More than 1 million Americans are bracing for a harrowing, post-Christmas jolt as extended federal unemployment benefits come to a sudden halt this weekend.
Ready to ring in the new year, Americans look ahead with optimism -- and eagerness to leave 2013 behind, a new poll shows.
The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation's health care law. Now what?
Mary Barra will soon lead General Motors and its 212,000 employees who are spread over 23 time zones -- and ensure the global automaker prospers.
The Obama administration extends the Dec. 23 deadline for signing up for insurance by a day, giving Americans in 36 states more time to select a plan.