Minnesotans wait for the job growth surge, watch jobless benefits expire.
Archives for July 2010
From chief economics correspondent Chris Farrell Ugh. (That’s a highly technical economic term). The U.S. economy expanded at a muted pace during the second quarter of the 2010. Government statisticians calculate that the economy expanded at a mere 2.4 percent annual rate. They also figured that the recession–the deepest and longest since the 1930s–was even Read more →
One person’s odyssey trying to understand why her credit score dropped and why it came back.
A job search ends in a positive, if not perfect, place
A look inside the daily routines and frustrations of searching for work.
From chief economics correspondent Chris Farrell After a long fight Congress recently extended unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed. Nevertheless, the debate exposed a fascinating discussion in economics. It also highlighted the need to avoid simplistic economic concepts. The economic argument against extending the nation’s unemployment benefits is simple: Increasing the length of unemployment benefits Read more →
An old-school trade that can’t find enough workers.
Hey unemployed person, progress can be hazardous!
How much does your credit score affect your life?
Down data to go with the down perceptions in Twin Cities housing.