Recession

September 25, 2014

72% of Americans Say the Recession is Still On

Americans have a bleak outlook about both the nation’s financial health and their own, according to the 2014 American Values Survey released by the Public Religion […]
September 24, 2014

DC Boasts Highest Median Household Income

Income levels were not statistically different for most states from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the […]
September 23, 2014

Long-Term Unemployment Lingers Long After Recession

Of those who sustained the worst blows from the Great Recession, few have healed, according to a Rutgers University study released this week.  Federal figures indicate […]
September 18, 2014

Caregiving Costs Affect Finances, Employment & Retirement

More and more Americans are caregiving for loved ones, with 42% of working adults reporting they’ve provided unpaid care for an older family member within the […]
September 11, 2014

13 Years After 9/11, Markets Face New Threat

It’s been 13 years since the 9/11 terror attacks shut down the U.S. stock market for four days and sparked a mini-crash of 12% in the […]
September 2, 2014

Back to School Spending on the Rise

Let the games begin. The back-t0-school shopping season is upon us – which means one thing is certain: The kickoff to the winter holidays, retailers’ make-or-break […]
August 26, 2014

The First-Time Homebuyer Blues

Already beset by stagnant wages, growing student debt and competition from investors who are snapping up listings, those looking to purchase moderately priced houses must also […]