The New York City Fire Department reported a major building collapse in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday afternoon.» Read More
Reverse mortgages let senior citizens convert home equity into cash without having to sell their house, but such loans come with significant risk.
National Farmer's Day is supposed to celebrate American farmers and their contributions. But some say agriculture is seeded with a myriad of problems.
Interest is building around "smart" technology to help conserve energy and save money, but one study suggests consumers have been slow to catch on.
In distilled spirits, age isn't just a measure of how long it has matured. More distillers are bringing back recipes first popular centuries ago.
Museums are trying new ways of doing business, such as eliminating admission fees in exchange for personal information.
People seek advice for just about anything but their investments.
Last year, consumers at bars and restaurants cut back on their orders of alcoholic beverages and that trend continues into 2014. USA TODAY reports.
The Fed should have promised to keep rates near zero until U.S. unemployment falls below 5.5 percent, said the lone dissenter to the Fed's policy decision this week.
A U.S. bank regulator said the Volcker Rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion.
From colossal pothole repair bills to lost productivity from grounded flights, this has been one of the coldest—and costliest—winters in memory.
Fraudsters have scammed thousands by posing as the US Internal Revenue Service and demanding money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog.
Hate paying taxes? Then consider a home on the range, and keep as far away from New York as possible. Check out how your state ranks.
As trust beneficiaries feel the bite of Obamacare's 3.8 percent investment income tax and higher rates, estate planners look to reduce it.
If the main goal of the Affordable Care Act is to insure Americans, why is the administration not asking applicants whether they were insured?
Darden Restaurants reported earnings that met expectations, as the company reported sales declines at its Red Lobster and Olive garden chains.
Tiffany reported a loss in the fourth quarter, due primarily to losing an arbitration ruling involving The Swatch Group.
Nike reported third-quarter earnings of 76 cents per share on revenue of $6.97 billion, outpacing Street estimates.
As winter fades to spring so will the ability of companies to keep using the weather as an excuse for weak performance.
Two dozen writers will get tickets to ride the rails for free, but some are concerned that it's more about marketing than the arts.
The IRS is depending on winners of March Madness bets to report that income on next year's tax return. Sorry, Uncle Sam. You are out of luck.
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Ellen Pao’s lawsuit against her former employer, Silicon Valley VC firm Kleiner Perkins, is frivolous—and a setback for women, says Carol Roth.
Basketball Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith, who died Feb. 7, left each of his former players $200 in his will.
It looks like Lululemon has learned a lesson from its past controversies, and is working to develop merchandise to fit a fuller-figured customer.