The $25 billion mortgage settlement with big banks means about 1$ billion in relief to Illinois homeowners.People who owe more than their homes are worth and have fallen behind on payments may qualify for loan reductions, while other people who are underwater but current on their loans may be able t
We'll find out this week how fast the U.S. economy has been growing - and that's important news for all of us - whether you're President Obama or someone looking for a job. The Occupy protests have sparked even more uproar over the state of our economy - and who's to blame.
Last week, President Obama last week pitched his plan to put the country back to work. But not everyone should expect a break from the unemployment lines: Bank of America was said to be considering a cut of about 40,000 jobs.
The stock market is at it again. After bouncing back last week, there was a huge sell-off Thursday.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 419 points — more than 3.5 percent on the day — and once again, Europe's debt crisis was a big factor.