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As the question of extending the Bush tax cut remains up in the air, President George W. Bush defended the cuts on CNBC Monday, saying that they lead to job growth.
For a show about nothing, "Seinfeld" really taught us a lot about life. Well, a couple of armchair scholars say it also taught us a lot about the economy — from the "Soup Nazi" to Elaine's "spongeworthy" test.
Love to travel, write and eat? This restaurant chain is holding a contest for "culinary ambassador" job: They'll pay you $10,000 to eat and tweet your way through Asia!
Economist Ian Shepherdson, known for being one of the first in 2005 to warn about the coming U.S. housing crisis and subsequent recession, is now saying he sees signs of a recovery in 2011 as long as commercial and industrial lending from banks continues to grow.
In this tough economy you don't always need new skills to land a job. Some clever entrepreneurs have figured out all you need is yourself and a little creativity. Here's how they squeezed the most money — out of themselves.
President Obama is moving to cool down his war with the United States Chamber of Commerce, one of the most bitter political feuds of the last two years. The New York Times reports.
From witches to crazy Tea Partiers to professional wrestlers — and what was that bit about meatballs? — this election has been chock full of comedic material. Here are 10 of the most hilarious election bumper stickers.
Jimmy McMillan is famous for running for New York governor on "The Rent Is Too Damn High" party — and for his signature white chops. Well now, he's extending his 15 minutes of fame. His new CD drops on election day. Oh, yeah.
You might think that when the economy is still clawing back, it’s the wrong time to ask for a raise. In fact, some salary pros say, that’s one of the best times to ask for a raise. Here are some tips for how to do it the right way — at the right time.
Meet the Martins, the family that is literally a human billboard. Wherever they go, they're advertising for you — even when they're on vacation! The kids are so excited, they're doing flips — literally!
Here are some key lessons Honest Tea's Seth Goldmam figured out the hard way as an entrepreneur.
The end of the world may have been postponed (yay!) but we still need to be prepared — especially with the election coming up. You know, just in case. Here are some tips for the apocalypse — everything from what you should be doing now to packing your Apocalypse Go Kit.
Vineyard Vines co-founders Shep and Ian Murray offer their take on the two most important parts of building a successful company.
Ah, to be rich and in your 20s — or teens. These are the Young Millionaires — Not famous people like rap stars and NBA players, but everyday people who made their first million while others their age were still fetching coffee — or playing with their friends. Click ahead to read their stories — and how they made their first million so young.
Ah, to be rich and in your 20s...or teens. Here are a few everyday people who made their first million while others their age were still fetching coffee...or playing with their friends.
2009 might be remembered as the year business startups reached their highest level in 14 years – even exceeding the number of startups during the peak 1999-2000 technology boom...Yet despite all the hard work, passion and time millions put into getting their idea off the ground, most start-ups fail. One author says it doesn't have to be that way.
How do you sell a house you think might be haunted by a ghost? Do you ask it to leave? Do you call Ghost Busters? Do you tell prospective buyers. We checked with the pros in some of the most haunted cities in America, and here's what they had to say.
Co-founder Mark Klebeck shares his hard-won experience on what it takes to thrive as an entrepreneur.
Jason Sadler, a professional T-shirt wearer, just upped the cool factor for his job: He’s not only getting paid to get dressed in the morning, he’s getting paid to test-drive a new car and, like Oprah, give away free stuff.
Recession. Depression. Just plain tough. Whatever you call the economy today, the sane among us would have you believe it's a lousy time to start a business. Except it isn't.