As Washington sorts out the winners and losers from this week's budget deal, Social Security's chances for long-term solvency are on the losing side.
Most candidates for president seem to be on a political trajectory since birth. John Hickenlooper had a detour in his 30s when he lost his job.
In essence, the Democratic case to business leaders on a minimum wage increase boils down to this: it’s not going to be so bad as you think.
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is stuck in the bottom tier and reflected on what that’s like to Rick Newman during an interview for Yahoo Finance’s Meet the Candidate series.
A new study lays out a strategy those nearing retirement who want to organize their retirement plans to deliver constant payouts or "pensionize" it.
A new survey has found that 31% of employed adults in the US lack access to a retirement savings plan at work. Of those, three in four would likely save if they had the opportunity.
Former Sen. Kent Conrad said "we've sort of fallen into" a retirement system built around 401(k) plans but you would "run into tremendous resistance politically" if you tried to change it.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen is backing two bills that are essentially different ways to get at the same problem: the solvency of Social Security.
As Americans wrestle with over $1.5 trillion in student debt, the 2020 Democratic field has a variety of plans to confront the issue.
On Tuesday, Congress held a hearing focused on the problem of digitally altered video and audio known as deepfakes. Experts proposed a series of avenues for lawmakers and the legal community to consider.
Michael Bennet has tallied up the costs of tax cuts and of America's recent wars and he isn't mincing words. "That's $12 or $13 trillion that we might as well have lit on fire" he said.
As the the US and Mexico anxiously await Monday - when new 5% across the board tariffs are set to be imposed by President Trump - a 2020 Presidential candidate and Democratic Senator says he isn’t even sure if the President’s move would be constitutional.
Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner predicts that Trump's tariff dispute with Mexico will be "resolved over the next 48-72 hours."
Bernie Sanders is the most vocal 2020 candidate on Walmart's business practices, but he is far from the only contender with a close eye on the largest employer in the US.
The first major retirement legislation since 2006 is moving through Congress, but all sides agree that much more will need to be done amid challenges facing young savers.
One issue that has been moving methodically (and under the radar) towards becoming law: private retirement reform.
Rep. Maxine Waters and the House Financial Services Committee are preparing legislation to more closely regulate the CFPB.
How will the government maintain and even speed up the 3.1% real GDP growth that the U.S. saw in 2018? The answer - at least according to Kevin Hassett - is deregulation.