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Baker promises to make Prince George's Co. more competitive

In his State of the County address before business and community leaders, County Executive Rushern Baker said the county has built a solid foundation and is now ready to "take it to the next level."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 11:50am EDT

Tags: Rushern Baker, FBI headquarters, Prince George

Is it getting harder to make ends meet?

The U.S. middle class has for years been the most affluent in the world. But that's no longer the case.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 06:04am EDT

Tags: middle class, jobs,

Va. slips out of top 10 in economic growth prospects

Virginia has slipped from the top 10 and Maryland is ranked 34th out of the 50 states for economic growth prospects this year, according to economists who rank states based on standards including low taxes and less regulation.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:19am EDT

Tags: economic growth, dick uliano, Maryland, Virginia

Food prices are on the rise in the U.S.

Food prices are on the rise. Analyst Jill Schlesinger breaks down what that means for consumers and possibly the economy.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 01:12am EDT

Tags: Jill Schlesinger, consumer price index, food prices,

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Winter weather is good for some businesses, bad for others

While plumbers, heating contractors and snow-removal companies are getting a nice bump this winter, other industries are suffering.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 10:35am EST

Tags: weather, dick uliano

Americans grapple with income inequality

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 04:50pm EST

Tags: income inequality,

When the economy goes down, health concerns go up

The latest evidence of a connection between health and wealth comes from a rather unusual source -- Google.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 09:03am EST

Tags: Health,

What Northern Virginia must do to stay economically strong

Northern Virginia economic development leaders, all salesmen at heart, spent much of a panel discussion Tuesday touting their respective jurisdiction's strengths.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 11:08am EST

Tags: businesses

Millennials rent services, assets to bring in extra cash

Millennials are coming up with new, creative ways to make money in a struggling economy.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 05:27am EST

Tags: millennials, Silver Spring, Md., sharing economy, Airbnb

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Poll: Married people more likely to spend more

A new Gallup poll shows married couples are more likely to spend more money.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 05:04am EST

Tags: marriage, veronica robinson, Gallup

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