How can parents prevent children from squandering their hard-earned summer cash and save some for the future? Michel Martin gets some tips from financial guru Alvin Hall.
The company cited new ignition switch problems and other issues, mostly in older midsize cars. The recall comes on the heels of an announcement about payments to families of those killed in crashes.
The owner of Swett, S.D. — population 2 — put the whole town on the market last week. By "whole" we mean 6 acres, including a bar, a workshop, three trailers and a single house.
Insurers and some Democratic senators say people should have a cheaper option on the health exchanges. But those plans may leave people with painfully high copays and deductibles if they get sick.
Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
BNP Paribas pleaded guilty to violating U.S. sanctions law. It admitted that it helped clients in Sudan and other countries evade U.S. trade embargoes through its New York office.
The Supreme Court ruled that in-home care workers, who are paid by the state, are not similar enough to government employees to have to pay fees that help cover the costs of collective bargaining.
Reaction to the Hobby Lobby case was as divided as the decision itself. The justices ruled that businesses can cite religion to opt out of covering contraceptives under the new health care act.
Monday's Supreme Court ruling regarding Hobby Lobby and contraception used the business phrase: closely held for-profit corporations. What exactly does closely held mean?
One order issued by the court is a major setback for President Obama's Affordable Care Act, and a victory for for-profit corporations. The other is a major defeat for public employee unions.
The Supreme Court says owners of closely held corporations may exercise their religious beliefs. That covers a majority of firms, but experts question how many would want to assert religious views.
The French banking giant BNP Paribas will pay a penalty of nearly $9 billion and plead guilty to criminal charges for doing business with countries sanctioned by the U.S.
The U.S. alleges that the French bank violated U.S. sanctions laws by facilitating transactions involving Sudan, Cuba and Iran.
Kenneth Feinberg, who also oversaw the Sept. 11 victims fund, is administering the compensation plan for victims of General Motors' ignition switch defect. There is no cap on the total amount GM will spend, and even drivers who were drunk or distracted are eligible for compensation if the defect had any impact on their accident.
The court ruled Monday in a case asking whether family-owned businesses that offer employees health insurance must include contraception in their plans if they object to some forms of it.
GM's compensation program for claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the carmaker.
In a 5-4 ruling, the court recognized a category of "partial public employees" who cannot be required to contribute union bargaining fees.
The case, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, is perhaps the most important decision of the term. It centers on the Affordable Care Act's guarantee of no-cost prescription contraception.
Delta Air Lines is building up its Seattle operation into a gateway to Asia. That's good for Western travelers but not so good for the bottom line of Delta's partner, Seattle-based Alaska Airlines.
Phil Collins got hooked on the 1835 battle as a kid in the 1950's watching Davy Crockett on TV. Crockett was among the 200 Americans who defended the Alamo against 1,500 Mexican troops.