Federal lawmakers are discussing legislation that would chop $40 billion dollars from the food stamp program over the next 10 years. The GOP wants to give states the power to make people work for benefits. Should the government require people to work for food stamps?
Half a decade later, the president called the nation’s financial system “safer” and heading in the right direction.
With more than 100 days until Christmas, Kmart launched its first ad for the holidays promoting its layaway program. Is it too early for a Christmas commercial?
The Department of Agriculture finds raising a child will cost you $250,000 before they turn 18. What’s your biggest expense when it comes to your children?
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $425 million. The odds of winning are 1 in 175,200,000. Do the impossible odds of winning the big prize keep you from playing?
Red Sox owner John Henry is the new owner of the Boston Globe paying $70 million in cash. Henry says he will not influence coverage of the Sox. Did the NYT sell to the right person?
A New York Times/CBS News poll finds if money was no object – just 25 percent of women with children 18 or younger would want to work full time. What’s your ideal work schedule?
Unhappy at work? You’re in good company. A new Gallup poll finds 70% of Americans hate their jobs.
Tell us about your job. Love it? Hate it?
It’s a story worth telling since we hear so much about an economic recovery.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped to 6.4 percent in March even as the state lost 5,500 jobs during the month.