Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 4:59 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The oil industry is going through hard times again. What does that mean for the economy?

Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:46 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.

Friday, June 06, 2014 11:17 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

The government’s latest jobs report points to progress, though there’s still room for improvement.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:12 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.

Monday, April 28, 2014 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

More people over 65 are working today than before. Some people can’t afford to quit; others just don’t want to.

Friday, March 07, 2014 3:28 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.

Monday, March 03, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

Economists are hoping new reports offer more evidence that the economy simply has a little cold.

Monday, January 13, 2014 12:58 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The healing of the job market has been frustratingly slow. ManpowerGroup CEO Jeff Joerres says this recovery is different.

Friday, January 10, 2014 3:20 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Although unemployment dipped in December, the Labor Department reported that the number of jobs created fell far short of expectations.

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