Baggage fees, blanket fees, fees for legroom, and, I'm sure, soon there will be fees for oxygen. Well all those fees have added up to profits for airlines. They've been reporting stronger than expected quarterly profits.
Congress passed the economic stimulus bill in early 2009, but with the unemployment rate still above 9 percent, the bill is a prime target of criticism and contempt on the 2010 campaign trail.That doesn't mean lawmakers haven't been trying to get their hands on some stimulus money for their district
The RV industry, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, has had a bumpy road lately, but now it may be turning the corner.Winnebago, one of the top manufacturers of recreational vehicles, posted stronger than expected quarterly profits Thursday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday lifted the deep-water drilling moratorium it imposed in May after the BP oil well explosion, but drilling isn't expected to resume immediately and rig workers remain in limbo.Ken Tanguis and his wife, Jeanette, live in Houma, La., a small city south of New Orleans
Congressional Democrats have used the revelations that lenders cut corners on the foreclosure process to strike a pro-consumer pose right before the mid-term elections.How dare those bankers do this after all the bailouts we gave them?
Part of a series, Living In The Middle
Public-sector jobs were once considered a path to a comfortable future -- a steady salary, good benefits and the promise of a pension. But that's not so certain in the present economic climate.
Imagine Google wrapped in chocolate.What the Internet giant is to its employees today -- the extra benefits, the comfy workspace -- Hershey was a hundred years ago.A theme park, a theater, low-rent housing and cheap public transportation were all things Milton Hershey brought to the dairy region of