US unemployment system still plagued by delays 3 years after pandemic

People line up to attend a job fair at SoFi Stadium on September 9, 2021 in Inglewood, California. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Today, the American unemployment system is something of an anomaly. Nearly three years after the Covid-19 pandemic caused the worst unemployment crisis in the United States since the Great … Read more

What is a “continuing recession” and are we there? Experts explain

By most indicators, the US economy is doing well. Although the first half of 2022 started with negative growth, a strong labor market and a resilient consumer helped turn the tide and provide hope for the year ahead. Gross domestic product, which tracks the overall health of the economy, rose more than expected in the … Read more

Americans run out of emergency savings in ‘dangerous scenario’

Suze Orman speaks during AOL’s BUILD Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York City. jenny anderson | WireImage | Getty Images An unexpected bill is never convenient. But there are even more reasons now that an unforeseen event — like a car repair or medical bill — could put Americans in a financially unstable … Read more