July 2015 Headlines

A Republican Highway Bill Fiasco

Later this week the Highway Trust Fund officially runs out of money unless Congress authorizes more funding for roads and bridges. But the bill could infuriate conservative voters and even wind up costing the GOP the 2016 election.

Your $10 Bill May Be Getting a Facelift, Literally

Earlier this year, President Barack Obama announced plans to put a woman on the bill, and it's causing some controversy.

America's Government Debt Bomb

I'm asked every day if America is the next Greece or Detroit or Puerto Rico - and the answer is an unequivocal no. But today the government is in the fiscal intensive care unit while companies and households have rebooted.

Greece Approves Bailout amid Violent Protests

Greek lawmakers accepted an economic package that paves the way for assistance from the European Union. German stock market responded well to the vote, but some Greek citizens are not happy with the move.

Socialism, RIP

Greece thinks that Europe and the U.S. will pay for it's debts. The crash is coming very soon. But there are so many more dominoes that could come crashing down. Almost all of Europe is a financial sink hole.

Millennial Leadership Changing the Management Game

A decade ago, the idea of seasoned professionals being managed by someone half their age seemed like a dream to some and a nightmare for others. Today, it's becoming the new normal.

Iran Deal, Greek Bailout Send Oil Prices Tumbling

The prospect of striking a deal with Iran on its nuclear program, coupled with the bailout for Greece, is causing a drop in oil prices worldwide.

Major Glitches Highlight Dependence on Technology

Officials say there's no evidence of foul play in Wednesday's technological glitches at the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines. But now many are questioning whether we've become too dependent on electronic devices.

Clock Ticks, Greece Races to Stave Off Bankruptcy

Greece is racing to develop a new bailout plan with Europe that will prevent it from total financial collapse.

Eurozone Heads Hold Emergency Summit on Greece

Eurozone leaders are holding an emergency meeting in Brussels Tuesday to figure out a new bailout program for Greece, following the weekend referendum rejecting the terms offered by its creditors.

100 Million Americans Not Working!

The Labor Department report for June found yet another 430,000 Americans of working age (16 and up) dropped out of the workforce. What ever happened to the old-fashioned American work ethic?

Will Greece Be the First to Leave the EU?

The question in Europe Monday is whether Greece will remain in the European Union.

Up and Down Job Market Leaves Many Hopeless

U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. But the rate has dropped because more and more Americans have given up on trying to find a job.

Chick-fil-A America's Favorite Fast Food Chain

Chick-fil-A is way ahead of all other fast food restaurants for customer satisfaction, a new survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index revealed.

A Ray of Hope as Greece Slips Further into Abyss

Greece slipped deeper into a financial abyss after defaulting on a loan from the International Monetary Fund. Now the question is whether Greece will remain in the eurozone. But there may be a ray of hope.