About 63,000 Floridians better hustle if they don't want to lose out on tens of millions worth of tax refunds due them.
Alarming financial statistics -- $1 trillion in student loan debt; 70% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck; 43% spending more than they make -- prompted Gene Natali Jr. to co-author a book on financial literacy. "The Missing Semester" is a breezy, 65-page read that teaches high school and college students how to manage a paycheck, save and use credit responsibly.
The U.S. Federal Reserve said the largest 18 U.S. banks have shown improved resilience as they distance themselves from the 2008 financial crisis.
Entitlement spending is driving the nation into deeper economic despair than most realize, said hedge fund guru Stanley Druckenmiller.
Conversations between the new Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and President Obama were held last week in Washington, D.C., raising concerns on both sides of the Pacific.
When Gov. Rick Scott tapped his top lawyer last December to take over the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Jesse Panuccio became the agency's fifth director in 14 months.
The Federal Reserve revealed its policy-setting Open Market Committee was divided over the issue of asset purchases, sending stock indexes lower.
The Internal Revenue Service estimates that over the next five years it will send $26 billion worth of tax refunds to people obtaining them fraudulently.
Making a budget can rank among the most tedious of household chores, but it's a vital step for buying a house, getting out of debt and saving for retirement.
Meeting in Moscow last weekend, G20 members confirmed their commitment to "market determined exchange rate systems and exchange rate flexibility."
The Treasury Department is reminding the millions of Social Security recipients who get paper checks in the mail that they have until March 1 to switch to electronic payments -- either direct deposits into their bank accounts or MasterCard debit cards.
Global finance ministers braced for more skirmishes today in a week of
simmering tension over "currency wars" as the G20 gathered in Moscow.
South Floridians are taking their New Year's resolutions seriously when it comes to reducing their debt. Average credit card balances dropped a whopping 12 percent in January compared to a year ago.
Most people don't check their credit scores, but millions of Americans' credit
reports contain mistakes that can affect their ability to qualify for a loan
or make credit more expensive to obtain, according to a new government study.
The bipartisan Congressional Budget Office projects that economic growth will remain slow throughout this year as a result of the approved measures of fiscal tightening, including increases in the Social Security payroll tax and in the income tax of the most affluent.