A pedestrian carrying an umbrella passes a U.S. flag on Wall Street in New York, U.S. (Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg)

Americans Becoming Increasingly Pessimistic On the Economy

The number of Americans expecting the U.S. economy to get worse in the next year is at its highest point since 2013, a national...

Oprah ‘Loves’ the Fact That Harriet Tubman Was Selected to Appear on the New...

"I love it," Oprah Winfrey shouted, pumping her fist in the air. There was no mistaking her feelings about Harriet Tubman being selected as the...

Tech, Healthcare Firms & Small Businesses Lead US Stocks Higher

Large technology and health care companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms rose again Friday as stocks finished the third quarter at record highs. Stocks were mixed...

Bank of America Ends Free Checking Option, a Bastion For Low-Income Customers

Bank of America is eliminating eBanking accounts this month, transferring their owners into accounts that charge a maintenance fee if they don't maintain a...

Housing Market Shows Signs of Cracking

The latest numbers in housing aren't pretty at all. Sales of both existing and newly built homes fell in June, the latter to the lowest...
A worker at an American Rhino apparel store folds items this week in Boston. Despite low unemployment, a survey by USC and the Center for Financial Services Innovation found a minority of Americans have their financial house in order, while most are still struggling financially. (Steven Senne / AP)

Survey: Despite Booming Economy, Most Americans Aren’t Financially Healthy

The economy is growing, unemployment is low and, lately, workers are starting to see some wage gains. But a new survey from USC and the...

Wells Fargo Pledges $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company has set aside a staggering $60 billion to lend to at least 250,000 black homeowners by the year 2027. Metropolitan Atlanta’s...

Pastor Used Bribes in the Form of Church Donations to Help Take Over Local...

A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday after being found guilty of scheming to help an illegal bitcoin...

Guidestone Financial Resources Address Recent Stock Market Volatility at Summit

Recent stock market volatility shouldn't alarm long-term investors, GuideStone Financial Resources Chief Strategic Investment Officer David S. Spika said. The market -- which has seen...

Global Stocks Fall on Worries of More Trump Tariffs

Global markets were mostly lower Monday following reports that President Donald Trump will place tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, despite a...

Wall Street Drops, S&P 500 Confirms Correction

U.S. stocks closed lower in a shortened post-holiday trading session on Friday as the energy sector tumbled on continued weakness in oil prices, and...

Here’s How Much Money You Should Have Saved By Age 50

Most Americans' retirement savings are dangerously low. According to a 2016 report from the Economic Policy Institute, the median working-age family (50th percentile) had only $5,000 saved in...

Republican Tax Plan Makes Giving to Churches and Charities Less Attractive

December is the make-or-break month for nonprofit organizations, houses of worship and other charities dependent on Americans’ year-end giving. This year, some Americans are...

Stocks Fall as Trade Worries Spread to Technology Companies

Wall Street’s jitters over escalating trade tensions spread to the technology sector Monday, sending stocks tumbling. The Dow Jones industrial average fell for the ninth...

Dow Falls 500 Points in September… Developing…

Stocks sank on Wednesday, led by a steep decline in tech shares as this month's sell-off continued. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 500 points lower as...

Dow Drops Another 500 Points, Extending Worst December Start in Nearly 4 Decades

U.S. stocks finished sharply lower Monday in a volatile session that saw the S&P 500 and Nasdaq post fresh year-to-date closing lows, extending the...

Russell Simmons’ RushCard to Pay $20.5 Million to Customers Who Were Locked Out of...

RushCard has agreed to pay a total of $20.5 million to customers who were temporarily locked out of their prepaid card accounts last year,...

ATM Fees Rise

Drawing cash from an ATM is beginning to feel like a ritual from a bygone era. Like buying a record on vinyl, it’s a...

50 Cent on his Surprise Windfall: ‘I Forgot’ Taking 700 Bitcoins For 2014 Album,...

When 50 Cent agreed to accept bitcoin for purchases of his 2014 album, Animal Ambition, a unit of the cryptocurrency was already worth hundreds of...

Stifel Chief Economist Lindsey Piegza Warns of a Looming Recession, Says ‘The Housing Market...

Housing and rates are worrying some economists that a recession is looming. "One of the biggest concerns is the housing market," said Lindsey Piegza, chief...