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Worried About A Recession? Protect Yourself but Don't Panic

Worried About A Recession? Protect Yourself but Don't Panic

By Sarah Skidmoere Sell | Aug 17
If the threat of a recession gives you pause when it comes to your personal finances, remember now is a time to prepare, not panic.

Federal Agency Supports More Condo Mortgages

Federal Agency Supports More Condo Mortgages

By Josh Boak | Aug 17
The Federal Housing Administration is changing regulations to make it easier for more first-time condo buyers to receive mortgages.

Tapestry Offers Downbeat Look as Its Stock Tumbles

Tapestry Offers Downbeat Look as Its Stock Tumbles

Aug 16
Tapestry Inc.'s shares lost nearly a quarter of their value Thursday after the upscale handbag and fashion company said that it would have an unexpected drop in profit and revenue in the current quarter.

Trump Ties U.S. Success to 2nd Term: 'You Have to Vote for Me'

Trump Ties U.S. Success to 2nd Term: 'You Have to Vote for Me'

By Kevin Freking | Aug 16
President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire that their financial security depends on his reelection.

Weak Global Growth Likely to Mean U.S. Slowdown, Not Recession

Weak Global Growth Likely to Mean U.S. Slowdown, Not Recession

By Christopher Rugaber, Josh Boak, and Bani Sapra | Aug 16
How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall.

ICE Raids Raise Question: What About the Employers?

ICE Raids Raise Question: What About the Employers?

By Nomaan Merchant | Aug 15
A massive immigration raid in Mississippi revived a longstanding complaint: Unauthorized workers are jailed or deported, while the managers and business owners who profit from their labor often go unprosecuted.

AP Explains: Is the U.S. Economy Nearing A Recession?

AP Explains: Is the U.S. Economy Nearing A Recession?

By Christopher Rugaber | Aug 15
Financial markets are flashing a key warning sign of a recession, and the global economy is weakening as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies. All of which is heightening fear about the U.S. economy

Report: Costs in Most States Exceed Subsidies for Child Care

Report: Costs in Most States Exceed Subsidies for Child Care

Aug 14
Child care costs in most states exceed federal subsidy payments provided to low-income parents, according to a newly released report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

Rejected for A Personal Loan? Here's How to Recover

Rejected for A Personal Loan? Here's How to Recover

By Steven Nicastro | Aug 14
Instead of taking a personal loan rejection personally, use it as motivation to build your credit and supplement your income so you win approval the next time you apply. Here's how to recover.

Treasury Yields Invert, Warning of Possible Recession

Treasury Yields Invert, Warning of Possible Recession

Aug 14
Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, an indication that investors have lost faith in the soundness of the U.S. economy and a warning of a possible recession ahead.

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