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4 Employers Who Are Raising Minimum Wage For Workers

Some fast-food restaurants are taking it upon themselves to raise the minimum wage by starting their employees at $9.50, $10.50, or even $15 an hour! A few weeks ago, I told you about CVS the big drugstore chain. They're reportedly redlining employees who have been on the job for too ...

10 Worst Cities For Traffic

Traffic is getting worse, but does your city rank in the Top 10? There are new stats from 24/7 Wall St./Inrix, the latter a leading-provider of traffic information, that lists the worst cities for traffic. The list is tallied based on morning and evening rush hour numbers: Here's a look ...

Why intown properties are a smart buy today

Why intown properties are a smart buy today

Looking to buy a home, or to sell and move to another one? Knowing about this population trend can help you buy where home values are likely to rise quickly...

What's driving the economic recovery in 2014?

What's driving the economic recovery in 2014?

After a rough winter slowed the economy in much of the country, Clark has a revised economic forecast for 2014, driven by a surge in this sector.

Bitcoin is NOT an investment

Have you heard about Bitcoin? It's an alternative digital currency that represents a reaction to loss of faith in government and fiat currency. Three years ago, a Bitcoin was worth less than $1. Today it's worth close to $500 to $700 per Bitcoin. But that's down from about $2,000. I ...

Positive signs for 2014 economic growth

Positive signs for 2014 economic growth

One important engine of job growth is primed for a positive 2014. Is this the signal of economic growth that we've been waiting for?

Fuel effiecient cars depleting road funds?

Fuel effiecient cars depleting road funds?

People are driving less and traveling more in fuel-efficient vehicles. So how are we going to pay for road maintenance and construction now that gasoline tax revenue is down?

Wine and coffee prices to change

Wine and coffee prices to change

The price of your favorite beverage is either going way up or way down in 2014 -- depending if you're a coffee drinker or a wine enthusiast.

Housing Market update: Autumn 2013

Housing Market update: Autumn 2013

The recovery in the housing market is rock solid. But will the rise in interest rates derail it?

Debt limit debacle could hurt economy

While the federal government goes into the second straight week of shutdown, a larger crisis over the debt limit debate looms. If you're not a political junkie, you may be wondering why Republicans and Democrats can't sit down and work the government shutdown out. The problem is both parties are ...

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