We've all heard about manufacturing jobs being shipped overseas, but consumers are demanding more American made textile products. The problem is manufacturers have too much work and not enough sewers.
If you thought the debt ceiling crisis was bad, brace yourself. Japanese 20-somethings aren't into sex! The economic implications could be dire far beyond the East Asian island. If that sounds utterly ridiculous, well, you might be right.
Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals fans will be on edge this week as their teams compete for a championship. But in one way, both cities will come out winners.
Nowadays, simply having a degree doesn't guarantee a candidate an interview, so job seekers need to know what will make them stand out in the crowd. We'll take a look at the infographic beneath the cut to see how job-specific training makes you the best hire.
Small reductions in the cost of applying to college results in low-income students applying to, and sometimes attending, more selective schools.
The College Board, the group that administers the SATs, is reaching out to high-scoring, low-income students, to convince them to aim higher and apply to elite colleges and universities.
Don't rely on credit cards to fund your vacations. Start thinking about next summer today, and you can save yourself a lot of money in years to come.
Economists argue over whether inflation has shrunk the minimum wage, and they never seem to resolve the issue. Here we have the argument over money and inflation simplified.
Politicians in Washington are currently negotiating a continuing resolution to fund the government. It's a big deal, but it's almost small compared to the next fiscal fight – the debt ceiling.
One economic theory says that raising the minimum wage causes employers to hire fewer workers.
Conservative economists argue that the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) negates the need for a minimum wage.
For more than 60 years, New Jersey and Oregon have made it illegal to pump your own gas. Why?
The best way to help the working class and create jobs is not to raise the minimum wage, but to invest government dollars in education.
In the great debate about raising the minimum wage, people seldom discuss how doing so could actually hurt the workers that it's intended to help.