August 19, 2012 KPLULoyalty cards have long given discounts to shoppers, but lately national grocery store chains are getting even more personal. They're offering discounts tailored to each customer's unique shopping habits, which means someone else might be getting a better price than you.
August 16, 2012 Foreign Policy's Joshua E. Keating says linguistic differences may offer useful hints about a nation's economic policies.
August 16, 2012 Over the past four years, Bruce Marks has been on a traveling road show to help people avoid foreclosure. He says his nonprofit, the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, has helped more than 200,000 people get their payments lowered so they can afford to keep their homes.
August 15, 2012 "When prices go up, they notice it. When prices go down, they don't care."
August 14, 2012 Mitt Romney's new running mate has authored some provocative policy proposals to cut budget deficits and overhaul Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. But Rep. Paul Ryan has also been an advocate for a different course for the Federal Reserve.
August 14, 2012 We found a 1918 menu from Delmonico's, a New York steakhouse. Here's what it taught us about the U.S. economy.
August 9, 2012 Tuition has gone through the roof in the past decade. But so has financial aid.
August 8, 2012 You could soon pay for a latte at Starbucks simply by walking into the store with a smartphone in your pocket and giving the cashier your name. Square, a San Francisco-based payments startup unveiled a deal Wednesday with the world's largest coffee chain that will move its mobile payments products into Starbucks stores around the world.
August 2, 2012 More students are reconsidering their decisions to attend costly out-of-state schools or choosing to enroll in more affordable community colleges, a new study shows. Even as they foot most of the bill and are co-signing loans, some parents are still paying off their own student loans.
August 1, 2012 Eric Auld wants a full-time job. He barely earns enough, part-time, to cover the bills. After a fruitless job search, he grew more curious about his competitors. So he created a fake Craigslist ad and, in one day, received 653 responses from applicants with a wide range of education and experience.
August 1, 2012 The poor spend more of their money on essentials like groceries and utilities. The rich spend more on education.