Why Jobs are Essential to the Economy

Americans who are unemployed or underemployed are three times as likely to fall behind on their bills as those who are fully employed, according to a Gallup Poll released Tuesday.

Recovery Ahead? Small Businesses Boost Borrowing

A key index that measures small business lending rose 16% in September, its second consecutive month of double-digit increases. That rise in the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index is a strong signal that the U.S. economy is finally back on the road to recovery.

A bill for a bill? What gives?

Consumers who haven't migrated their bill receiving functions online are increasingly finding that they're at the mercy of companies now charging for...

Your home budget made easy

Many people get uptight when they think about the process of creating a home budget. They see dark visions of three column ledgers filled with six...