Why Japan's Economy Still Needs Help After $3 Trillion Binge

Interest rates are rising in many of the world's major developed economies, with one big exception: Japan.

Research Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than Any Other Race/EthnicityResearch Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that its Financial Focus research study shows African Americans are more optimistic about their financial futures than any other race/ethnicity with 53 percent expecting significant personal financial improvements within the next five years—and despite ...

Exceeding Carnival Guests’ Expectation with a Listening Ear

As a child, my mother often said the phrase, “You have two ears and one mouth because you need to listen more than you speak.” Well, Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation’s CEO, must have heard the same thing as a kid ...

Texas Adds 306,900 Jobs Over the Year

Texas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in December and remains below the U.S. unemployment rate of 4.1 percent. The Texas economy added 306,900 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs over the year, including 400 jobs added in December. Annual employment ...

Five Smart Things to Do BEFORE You Start Investing

If you're a young professional starting out in your career, you may be eager to start investing right away. Slow down, says Eric Tyson, MBA, author of the new book Investing in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies®. There are ...

4 Ways Baby Boomers Can Avoid Going Bust On Their Kids’ Student-Loan Debt

Crushing student loan debt is usually thought to be the younger generation’s problem. But more and more, with graduates unable to handle it on their own, mountains of student loans are becoming mom and dad’s albatross, as well.

Mexico to Raise Minimum $4.70 a Day

Nearly 25 million Mexicans are getting a pay raise. From $4.25 to $4.70 -- a day. Mexican government and business leaders agreed to raise the country's minimum wage starting on December 1 to 88.36 pesos from 80.04 pesos. The 10% ...

Apple Finally Got Its Tax Break to Bring Billions Home. Your Move Apple...

For years, Apple CEO Tim Cook has called on Washington to make it less costly for his company to bring back the billions of dollars it holds overseas. Just in time for Christmas, Cook finally got his wish.

2017 Was a Great Year to Be Rich

It's never a bad year to be rich, exactly. But 2017 turned out to be a particularly good one. Rich people are doing so well these days that their spending on luxury goods isn't even keeping up.

Tax Cuts Might Create Jobs. But Where Are the Workers?

The GOP tax reform was billed as a job creator. But there's one thing missing: Workers.

Why Wells Fargo Could Be One of Tax Reform's Big Winners

Some of Wall Street's largest banks stand to win big from the tax bill now hurtling its way towards the president's desk — but among them, Wells Fargo will make out the best. That's according to an analysis released by ...

What's in the GOP's Final Tax Plan

On the heels of the House passing the Republican tax overhaul bill Tuesday afternoon on a party-line vote, the Senate followed suit early Wednesday morning, passing it with Republican votes only.

Homeowners: Here's What's In the Tax Bill for You

Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their tax bill, and it has new restrictions for some homeowners.

GOP Tax Bill Vote in House, Senate On Tuesday

When it comes to the GOP tax plan, Republicans have the votes. Period. They have them in the House, which is expected to vote in the early afternoon Tuesday. They have them in the Senate, which votes later this evening. ...

ESPN President Resigns, Citing Substance Addiction

ESPN president John Skipper resigned on Monday, citing a substance addiction. "I have struggled for many years with a substance addiction," Skipper said in a statement. "I have decided that the most important thing I can do right now is ...