That cash in your wallet won't last forever, so what happens to it when it needs to be replaced?
What's a typical day in the life of a twentysomething woman worth to the economy? Hundreds of billions of dollars.
Will the U.S. recovery be jeopardized if Republicans and Democrats don't agree on a budget by Friday?
How do Americans actually spend their money on the products, large and small, that constitute what we've come to consider a typical day?
A quick guide to the story and ongoing coverage from The Atlantic and National Journal
China is leaving the world in a trail of dust at the auction houses. But are record-setting auction bids a leading indicator of economic collapse?
It's not as complicated as it sounds. You can "back" it with gold, or mimic an I.O.U. for one hour's worth of work. All you need is a system other people can understand and, most importantly, trust.
From identity theft to financial misdeeds, these locations are havens for fraudsters swindling unsuspecting citizens
At the center of a perfect storm of boomer burnout, a brutal recession, and a rapidly changing industry, the mobile home retail market could be the worst industry in America. Here's why.
If you're a household with two young children, meeting basic needs requires a salary three times the federal poverty line and nearly four times the federal minimum wage of $7.25.
Securing a pleasant retirement isn't just about how much money you put away, but how well you executed your savings plan
Tax-free down payment savings accounts could be the answer to sustaining high rates of home ownership at a good price for taxpayers
I'd like to think the lights turning off and on in Washington could represent a more fundamental reset.
An infographic explains China's famous currency manipulation in five easy steps
Has Cliff Asness designed a computer model that can beat the market, in good times and bad?
Why the Fed shouldn't pay attention to recent spikes in food and energy prices
What "one dollar's worth" looks like in Indian Rupees, Kazakhstani Tenge, World of Warcraft gold, and a dozen more national and virtual currencies.
The offering represents an expanded strategy for the card company
After a crazy decade, the housing market will likely become boring again -- but that's a good thing!