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Although many official measurements show the economy is recovering, millions of Americans are underemployed or unemployed.
About 53 million Americans are doing freelance work. And their ranks are growing.
U.S. colleges and universities will see the weakest tuition revenue growth in a decade in 2015, Moody's said.
A new wave of entrepreneurs and start-ups are exploring innovations in shared office spaces.
A new report singles out the credit cards offering the best holiday bonuses, including extra points, cash back, discounts and 0 interest.
Investigations are ongoing on banks keeping debt cancelled by bankruptcy on consumers' credit scores, the New York Times reports.
For the first time, the average student loan debt has topped $30,000 per graduate in several states. But there are also signs of the crisis easing.
Singapore's economy has managed slow-and-steady growth despite a mediocre global view, but high household debt may come back to haunt the city-state.
Most major credit cards will extend a manufacturer's warranty by an extra year, according to a CardHub report.
Newly re-elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker says he's working a plan for drug testing for people seeking unemployment checks and food stamps.
A new survey finds that 24 percent of millennials expect their student loans will ultimately be forgiven.
A US judge ruled that Citigroup could process an expected $85 million interest payment by Argentina on bonds issued under its local laws.
Greece's minister of public order said a recent rise in Greek interest rates is a warning that the country can't undo reforms.
Economic troubles at the only remaining rival bidder for the 2022 Olympics have left an open path for Beijing to host again.
Sen. John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, tells CNBC the president fails to realize what happened in the midterms.
Regulators have tried to stop the banks they regulate from arranging certain types of leveraged loan deals, reports the New York Times.
In a veiled warning to tea party lawmakers, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor called on Republicans to work with President Obama now.
Republicans need to run a presidential candidate in 2016 like a Ted Cruz or a Rand Paul, not a Jeb Bush or a Chris Christie, Jack Welch tells CNBC.
If Republicans take the Senate, as expected in Tuesday's midterm election, the economy could grow much faster, former GE chief Jack Welch says.
Before taking the entrepreneurial leap, boomers should avoid making these 3 common mistakes that could sink their start-up.