Only 27% of workers do this really healthy thing on vacation and teenagers crave this status symbol just like their parents


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A new study in the journal Lancet provides new insight into the obesity epidemic.

Starting next year, the organization says, girls will be welcome to join Cub Scouts programs.

What to do when money comes from a sullied source.

Glitches may be keeping student loan repayment from becoming the next 401(k)

A new report by Piper Jaffray explores the shopping habits of teens.

Many Latino students who go to college attend the open-access colleges white students are fleeing.

Wine country was the most recent victim of California wildfires, but the state is still cleaning up from previous fires.

Companies should be worried about their employees’ vacation habits.

Take charge of your money before giving it to a professional manager, Tony Robbins writes.

Monitoring your financial net worth regularly is one of the best moves you can make.

Despite a small decline in U.S. job openings in August, the labor market is sizzling and most industries still have their “help wanted” shingles out.

Companies with high tax rates may get a boost if President Trump’s plan goes through.

Most people are still living in countries where income inequality is increasing, especially in China and India, the International Monetary Fund’s fiscal affairs director said Wednesday

Research by S&P Global Market Intelligence connects executives’ comments on conference calls to subsequent stock action. By Phil van Doorn.

G-III Apparel Group took an ill-timed $670 million gamble on Donna Karan International.

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Source: Market Watch Personal Finance