In today’s news: Mortgage rates fall to a new low, the Fed chief warns Congress about the federal debt, jobless claims are dropping, 401(k)s are rising, and Facebook and Google go to war.
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In today’s news: The U.S. was “only” $40.5 billion in the red last month, March was the second straight month with more jobs, Chrysler is coming back strong, health care costs are still climbing, and the world is wasting a billion tons of food each year.
In today’s news: Home prices plummet in big cities, Sony gets more bad news after their recent hack attack, Microsoft buys Skype, banking via text message, and GM goes from bankrupt to hiring.
When a natural disaster strikes, you think first about the lives of those closest to you. But a close second on your list should be securing your quality of life – and that means your finances.
In today’s news: Oil prices climb again, the public blames the oil companies, more homeowners are underwater, borrowing and lending are up, and Ford pickups might drop something important.
In today’s news: Oil prices plummet but gas prices don’t, Honda will sell a car that runs on natural gas, jobs are finally coming back, Congress is spoiling for a fight over consumer protection, and oyster lovers may pay a lot more for their fix.
Here are some interesting and amusing developments from the past week that aren’t exactly news, but might make you smile.