economy

Texas To Try New College Ed Plan
Lawmakers in Texas are exploring affordable-education options for people under the financial hammer of the nation’s exploding tuition rates. The most controversial option is a bachelor’s degree for $10,000, which would cover tuition costs and textbooks.
Are Federal Prisoners Taking Jobs From Law-Abiding Citizens?
There are currently thousands of inmates employed, at extremely low wages, in federal prisons all across the country manufacturing a myriad of products to be sold strictly to government agencies. Yet, while some argue that paying convicted felons to work in these factories is a good way of teaching …
What Are the Best Jobs in America?
If you're sitting around the office today thinking, There has to be a career path out there better than this, don't worry: you are not alone. Still, as you sit and ponder the possibilities of seeking a different career, there are people out there who actually hold the best jobs this w…
Gas Prices Continue To Fall
Hurricane Sandy may have wreaked havoc on the Eastern seaboard, but its aftereffects are providing drivers all over the country with a bit of relief at the pump.
Wages Are On The Rise
In a possible sign of further economic recovery, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that wages are making a steady recovery across the board, with a great number of companies now offering higher paying jobs.
What Are the Best Small Companies in America?
As the economy does its best to get back on its feet, there are still some companies all across the United States ranging from aerospace to steel that have been kicking some major tail and taking names. Those companies made Forbes’ annual "America’s Best Smal…
What Are the Richest and Poorest Cities in America?
According to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national median household income level ($50,502) diminished for the second year in a row, falling to 8 percent below what it was before the economic downturn in 2007. This decrease was felt across the board, even in the country&CloseCurl…

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