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Spring break is just over and summer vacations are just around the bend. But while  increasingly stressed-out U.S. workers say having paid time off is critical, many still don’t even take all … more
April 17 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. Different deadlines apply for certain regulated property, according to Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar's … more
Credit cards with rewards are rewarding only for those who know how to profit from the system, according to a paper released by the Federal Reserve. Consumers with higher credit scores benefit … more
How will the US Federal Reserve wage its battle with inflation — by keeping interest rates elevated for longer, or by taking them even higher? Investors are fixated on this question, which has … more
The past year has been rife with evolving ideas about what future workplaces might look like. There’s been a shift in what workers expect from their jobs and who those workers are.Employees are no … more
Despite the headlines of massive layoffs in the tech industry, the job market is still running hot. Americans are dropping out of the labor force as an aging population and a lack of immigration mean … more
Recoveries don’t last forever.The Texas economy, which was waylaid by the pandemic in early 2020, was hitting on all cylinders during the rebound that followed.Nonfarm employment grew 6% in 2021, … more
Brittney Reeves had been in New York City for nine years when Microsoft asked her to consider working in Dallas. She jumped at the chance.“I did New York, from Bushwick to Washington Heights,” … more
A new survey of business economists suggests U.S. job market conditions are beginning to soften, with firms indicating an easing of labor shortages and a pullback in hiring expectations.A National … more
The U.S. labor market burned red-hot in January as hiring unexpectedly surged and unemployment fell to a 53-year low, defying recession forecasts and adding pressure on the Federal Reserve to keep … more
Michael Ver Schuur is the new president and chief executive officer of United Heritage Credit Union. The UHCU board of directors announced the appointment earlier this month."Ver Schuur has been … more
The U.S. Justice Department and eight states sued Alphabet Inc.’s Google, calling for the break up of the search giant’s ad-technology business over alleged illegal monopolization of the … more
Elon Musk proved once again that he’s difficult to beat in court. On Friday, a federal jury in San Francisco took just two hours to clear the Tesla Inc. chief executive officer of claims by … more
Two days after applying for a job on LinkedIn, Sandi Pounder received the good, if surprising, news."I am glad to inform you that due to your level of experience and your working skills, the company … more
U.S. employment costs rose at a slower-than-expected pace in the closing months of 2022, adding to signs of moderating inflation that reinforces the case for a smaller interest-rate increase by the … more
Spending by U.S. consumers is growing at a slower pace and the share of households making major purchases in recent months declined, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New … more
U.S. retail sales fell by the most in a year and business equipment production slumped, raising concerns that the economy is losing momentum under the weight of tighter Federal Reserve policy.The … more
Noncompete agreements bar about 30 million American workers from quitting their jobs to work for rival companies or start their own businesses, a practice that the Federal Trade Commission calls … more
In perhaps one of the most cynically ironic twists in the field of climate science, new research suggests ExxonMobil may have had keener insight into the impending dangers of global warming than even … more
The Southwest Airlines pilots union is calling for a strike authorization vote in May in the wake of the Dallas-based carrier’s epic holiday meltdown. Union president Casey Murray described … more
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