A look at the recent Great Recession through a glass half full reveals a few positive effects of the economic malaise.
You never need to rush to buy after a housing crash — house prices will stay down for years. But is now the right time to buy?
As the economy remains shaky, retirement can seem oh-so-unattainable. But there are ways to make it work — and even make your retirement enjoyable.
2011 wasn't a great year for the economy. And most experts don't expect 2012 to be any better. What can small business do to survive, or even thrive, in a tough environment?
An economy stalled and political leadership in gridlock? When the going gets tough, small business gets going.
Insource? Bleisure? Double-dip? The recession has generated a lot of new terms. Learn what they all mean in this recession glossary.
Five questions you should be asking before the double dip arrives.
Recessions seem like they're just doom-and-gloom, but they can also be a great time to implement your wealth-building strategy.
Some banks didn't manage the paperwork well enough to be able to prove that they actually own their mortgages. This just might be the germ of a solution.
With fears swirling about a double-dip recession, many entrepreneurs are worried that we're in for another round of tough times.
As the economy rebounds, more and more businesses are going to start seeing profits. When you're in that position, how can you best put that money to good use?
In an effort to fix the credit crunch, the American Recovery Reinvestment Act authorized $730 million in funding for the SBA. Only one problem: There may not be a small business
What strategies can businesses use to help them survive a recession with enough health to thrive when times get better?
The recession is technically over, officially over, numerically over. How do you feel now and what are you gonna do about it?
These methods will help you to avoid participating in the recession and the fear mongering that prevail during such periods.
Some well known mainstays of Corporate America have decided not to wait for an official recovery but to sell the idea of it to you. Can we collectively as corporate citizens and co
News analysts, finance gurus, and even the guy at the grocery store all have their opinions on whether this is the tail end of a painful spot in our economic history. What do you t
So everybody is saying it may finally be over, this recession. And it may very well be but if you're thinking that a turnaround is here and your money is burning a hole in your poc
Economists have it defined. News anchors provide ample commentary on what it is and how it affects us. But what about the "real" people living in today's economy? Do they "feel"
The economy is way short of full employment, so naturally, consumer spending is down. Sooner or later employment, I think, will return to normal levels. Consumer spending will re
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