Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.
Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he's putting hundreds of millions toward job training programs that produce highly skilled workers.
Here are a few people who may not first come to mind when considering gratuity.
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Detroit's emergency manager and pension funds for 23,000 workers and retirees hammered out tentative deals on Tuesday, marking a major step forward in the city's efforts to exit bankruptcy.
If approved, the deals would significantly limit proposed…
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Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from Cuthbert, Ga. who earns less than $25,000 a year, had been really looking forward to her $4,300 tax refund last year.
But when she filed her taxes last February, her return was rejected. An IRS…
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KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two fried chicken filets as a bun. But like a spring chicken, it won't be around for long.
General Motors wants a bankruptcy court to protect it from the growing number of lawsuits stemming from the company's botched ignition switch recall.
Oklahoma cities and towns are banned from raising the local minimum wage under a new state law.
Want to make money as a landlord? Consider Detroit ... seriously.
If you feel like things are starting to cost a bit more, you're right.