Millennials: Create financial freedom, one step at a time

For millennials, the "American Dream" of having a good job, owning a home and saving for retirement is more like a nightmare. Here are five steps to get on track.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:43pm EDT
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Stocks end higher, extending a modest rally

US stocks close higher, extending modest rally; Johnson & Johnson reports higher earnings

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Finmeccanica shares down on CEO change

Finmeccanica shares drop sharply after Italian government announces new CEO

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips

Coca-Cola sells more drinks but soda dips; first global soda decline since 1999

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 04:36pm EDT

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers; late penalties don't apply to refunds

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 02:04pm EDT

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson's Q1 profit rises 8 pct on lower spending, surge in prescription drug sales

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:30pm EDT

US consumer prices up a slight 0.2 pct. in March

US consumer prices up slightly in March; cheaper gasoline blunts impact of higher food costs

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:50pm EDT

UN climate report balances science and politics

Every comma is scrutinized as UN climate report balances science and politics

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:44pm EDT

EU lawmakers complete financial system overhaul

EU lawmakers complete set of biggest financial reforms since euro introduction

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:40pm EDT

US homebuilder confidence edges up in April

US builders' confidence rises but is limited by tight credit and shortages of labor and lots

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Aaron's buys Progressive Finance, cuts outlook

Aaron's buys Progressive Finance for $700M, says it rejected takeover offer, cuts outlook

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Domino's introduces pizza on fried chicken crust (Photo)

Can't decide if you want to eat fried chicken or pizza for dinner? Pizza chain Domino's is making the decision easier with its pizza made on a fried chicken crust.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:09pm EDT

US stocks drift lower at midday; Homebuilders sink

US stocks drift lower in midday trading; Homebuilders sink on weak confidence survey

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:08pm EDT

3 ways to win the war against your inbox

You left the office at 7 p.m. last night and emails were still coming in. After the kids were asleep, you responded to 20 or so. This morning, over coffee, you replied to about 10 more. Still, when you entered your office today, 60 new emails were waiting.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 12:04pm EDT

Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt increase

Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt increase in February to record $5.89 trillion

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:30am EDT

US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March

US retail sales jump 1.1 percent in March, best showing in 18 months, led by auto sales

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:22am EDT

German company starts gas deliveries to Ukraine

Germany's RWE starts reverse-flow natural gas deliveries to Ukraine

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:10am EDT

Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business

Zebra to spend $3.45 billion on Motorola's enterprise business in significant expansion

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:10am EDT

Nestle sales up despite slack prices in Europe

Food company Nestle sees sales rise 4.2 percent in Q1 despite weak prices in Europe

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:00am EDT

Stocks head higher in early trade; J&J gains

Stocks head higher in early trading on Wall Street; Johnson & Johnson gains on earnings

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:50am EDT
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