Researchers estimated that a $1 increase to the current state minimum wage could have prevented 27,550 suicide deaths from 1990-2015, according to estimates from a new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above 29,000 for the first time despite the December jobs report falling short of expectations. All three of the major averages were trading in record territory.
Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street and oil prices surged Friday after a U.S military strike killed a top Iranian general in Iraq.
The Internal Revenue Service announced on Monday an agreement with Free File, Inc. (FFI) to “strengthen” a free online filing option for taxpayers.
More than 20 states will be raising the minimum wage to as much as $15 an hour come Jan. 1, 2020.
Arizona's unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7% in November following an increase of over 34,000 jobs during the month, according to the state's latest monthly economic snapshot.
Now the fifth-largest city in the U.S., Phoenix has become a victim of its own success as Californians seek cheaper housing and snowbirds fleeing winter weather buy homes or rent apartments that sit empty during the scorching summers.
Officials with the Federal Trade Commission announced that University of Phoenix will cancel $141 million in debts owed to the school by students who were harmed by ads that were allegedly deceptive.
A recent study found that married men stress out more when their wives earn 50 percent or more of the household income.
A majority of college graduates with student loans said they would shave their head if the debt could be erased, according to a new survey, and some others said they would consider giving up coffee and even spending a week in jail.
A New York regulator is investigating Goldman Sachs for possible sex discrimination in the way it sets credit limits. The bank denies wrongdoing.
It was a bittersweet moment for the owner of an auto-body restoration shop in Texas who decided to let one of his most loyal and trusted employees retire early after paying off his $5,000 mortgage.
Nearly 80 percent of the new jobs were created in Phoenix metro area.
(AP) -- Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection.
An Indiana church congregation is paying off $7.8 million in medical debt for approximately 5,940 families, the congregation said in a press release last week.
Two-thirds of millennials believe that they will one day be wealthy, compared to only half of Gen Xers and only a quarter of Baby Boomers, according to a survey from MagnifyMoney by Lending Tree.
As lawmakers are looking for ways to expand and preserve Social Security, Americans might be in for a smaller cost of living adjustment (COLA) next year.
The cost to own a car is higher than ever, according to the latest report on the subject from AAA.
Canadians who owed money on their credit cards with Chase Bank have a little less debt on their plate after the company recently forgave all outstanding balances as it exited the Canadian credit card market.