Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, May 08, 2015 2:51 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The worst fears about the economy were not confirmed by the Labor Department’s April jobs report. After a horrible-looking report last month, the economy appears to be growing again. We will not call it a Goldilocks employment report, but the Big Bad Wolf isn’t knocking at the door either. The numbers The unemployment rate dropped

Friday, April 03, 2015 12:38 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Unlike an Easter basket, the government’s employment report for March has come an unwelcome surprise.

Friday, March 06, 2015 4:36 pm
By Doug Whiteman ·

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discusses the February jobs report. Why isn’t he completely satisfied?

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 12:35 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

The Labor Secretary says the government shutdown weighed heavily on employers but urges Americans to remain hopeful about the economy.