Americans are dying with an average of $62k of debt

Posted on: March 25th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

What happens to your debt after you die?

Hiring rises in 11 US states last month, gains widely spread

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Hiring up in 11 US states in February, with robust gains outside coastal regions

WATCH: Negotiating college tuition

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis and Kelly Peeler of NextGenVest.com offer tips on negotiating college tuition on “Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis.”

WATCH: What to look for in a college award letter

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Kelly Peeler, founder and CEO of NextGenVest.com, explains what to look for in a college award letter on “Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis.”

Death rates up for middle age whites with little education

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" _ suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases

House delays health care vote after failing to reach deal

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The party still needs to turn more lawmakers to pass the bill.

WATCH: How to negotiate and pay for college tuition

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis highlight ways of paying for college with Kelly Peeler, founder and CEO of NextGenVest.com on “Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis.”

US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

New home sales rose 6.1 percent in February, despite higher mortgage rates.

Let there be light: German scientists test ‘artificial sun’

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what’s being described as "the world’s largest artificial sun," a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels

Utah man celebrating wedding anniversary killed in London attack

Posted on: March 23rd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

An American tourist celebrating his wedding anniversary in Europe was among those killed in the terrorist attack at London’s Westminster Bridge on Wednesday.

Starbucks CEO stands by pledge to hire refugees

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz stood by the company’s pledge to hire refugees after being criticized for it at the coffee chain’s annual meeting

US home sales slowed in February after surge in January

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade

Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open

Asia shares sink as investors fret over Trump reform outlook

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Shares are falling in Asia after U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months

New Trump hotels face political fights, ethics questions

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

"It’s full steam ahead. It’s in our DNA. It’s in the Trump boys’ DNA."

General Mills says sales of "light" yogurts hurting the most

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

General Mills says "light" yogurts are suffering steep sales declines as people become more accepting of fat content and put a premium on taste

WATCH: ‘The Big Life’ author debunks millennial myths on career and work-life balance

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Ann Shoket, the former editor-in-chief of Seventeen magazine, argues that millennials are replacing sex with ambition in her new book, “The Big Life.”

WATCH: Uber president leaves after 6 months on the job

Posted on: March 20th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Jeff Jones, president of the ride-hailing company, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday.

WATCH: New way scammers are trying to get your money

Posted on: March 18th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Scammers are now posing as your bank, a con that is spreading.

J.C. Penney lists the 138 stores it is planning to shutter

Posted on: March 18th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

J.C. Penney is listing the 138 locations it will shutter in the coming months as the retailer seeks to cut costs and improve its profitability

S&P 500 limps to the finish line in another winning week

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. stocks limped into the weekend with mixed results on Friday, but the market nevertheless capped off yet another winning week

Global shares mixed ahead of G-20 finance meeting in Germany

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Global markets are mixed as investors await a meeting of financial ministers of the Group of 20 industrial countries

How Fed hike will affect mortgages, car loans, credit cards

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Some questions and answers about what a rising interest rate environment could mean for consumers, businesses, investors and the economy

Tillerson tells NKorea not to fear yet hints at tougher tack

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hints at a tougher strategy to confront North Korea, while saying Pyongyang "need not fear" the United States

How Fed hike will affect mortgages, car loans, credit cards

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Some questions and answers about what a rising interest rate environment could mean for consumers, businesses, investors and the economy

How Fed hike will affect mortgages, car loans, credit cards

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

Some questions and answers about what a rising interest rate environment could mean for consumers, businesses, investors and the economy

WATCH: Feds hike key interest rate for the second time in 3 months

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

temp

Fed raises rate and sees more hikes as US economy improves

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and forecast two additional hikes this year

WATCH: Worst Advice: Steve Aoki

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

World-renowned DJ Steve Aoki shares how he uses bad advice as motivation on “Real Biz With Rebecca Jarvis.”

WATCH: Justice Department to identify alleged hackers in Yahoo security breach

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

The U.S. government is planning to accuse at least four people, including a Canadian and Russians, of stealing the personal information of hundreds of millions of Yahoo users, sources told ABC News.