After a long, dismal stretch last winter that sent it in reverse, the U.S. economy bounced back sharply in 2014.
Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.
High-cost, short-term car title loans are leading people to take out risky lines of credit.
Whlie falling oil prices are helping the U.S. economy, job prospects in the oil patch aren't so bright.
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