Arkansas’ economy is growing at a rapid clip and is headed into a new fiscal year, a new governor says

Arkansas has posted its best economic growth in almost four years, and Governor Mike Beebe is hopeful the state can sustain that pace as lawmakers and business owners head into the new fiscal season.Beebe, a Democrat, took office in January.The state’s economy grew at an annualized rate of 6.4 percent in the second quarter, up […]

How to tell if your mortgage is in foreclosure

Mortgage lenders have come under fire from the Federal Reserve for making the announcement earlier this month that it was closing the books on its emergency lending program.But now, some experts are suggesting that some of the key metrics used to gauge the success of the program may be a little off.Here’s what you need […]

How to Get a Job and Find a Job that’s Really Good

A new study suggests that people who have trouble getting a good job may be at greater risk for depression and anxiety disorders.The study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Duke University analyzed more than 2,000 adults who were either unemployed or underemployed.Researchers also asked participants to rate how much […]

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By Chris Bohnberg | Business Insider A day before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates, CNBC’s John Harwood is predicting a major rally in stock markets.Harwood says that even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged by 7.8 percent to 2,827.50, the S&P 500 rose by 5.7 percent to 1,869.80.It’s a “good […]

Cambodia’s tourism industry is booming

Cambodia’s economy is booming, but tourism is booming too.Champa said Cambodia’s economic outlook has improved a great deal, and tourism is the only way to keep pace with demand.But he warned that a number of local industries are still in need of investment.“There are a number small businesses that are in a situation that they […]