Philadelphia To See Economic Boost From NCAA Lacrosse ChampionshipsIt's a big weekend in Philadelphia for lacrosse fans as the NCAA Championships are in town.
Pennsylvania, New Jersey See Economic Boost From Giant Lottery PrizesThese giant prizes have many players dreaming big and local lottery officials excited for an economic boost.
Man Who Bragged About Making It Rich Writes New Book On How To Bounce BackMany people have faced jarring shifts in their job prospects. A man who once bragged about making it rich now has advice on getting back on your feet after reality hits.
Average Starting Salaries For College Grads Up For Class Of 2013The study shows that starting salaries increased in fields of study across the board, with some up nearly 10%.
DIY Bar And Bat Mitzvahs Are Fun, Easy And Affordable It's an occasion filled with meaning - a son or daughter making the transition to adulthood in the their Jewish faith. But a local expert points out many are choosing to plan and conduct the party themselves.
Report: Pa. Unemployment Rose In December, More People Seeking WorkThe state Department of Labor and Industry said December's unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent. The national unemployment rate is 7.8 percent.
Rutgers University Estimates Positive Economic Gain From SandyEconomists at Rutgers University are estimating that Superstorm Sandy will have a net positive effect on New Jersey's economy assuming the state pulls in at least $25 billion for recovery and reconstruction.
Local Expert Weighs In On Revel Casino Financial ProblemsAtlantic City’s 12th casino still has that fresh, new building smell to it, but Revel has had a hard time meeting even early financial projections, leading some to suggest the $2 billion resort could soon wind up in bankruptcy court.
Author Compares Pirates To Big Business, GovernmentWe seem to have an on-going fascination with pirates, from Halloween costumes to movies, but a multi-media movement argues that they are a driving progressive force.
Philadelphia Small Businesses Get Helping Hand From International Investment BankGoldman Sachs is committing $20 million dollars, part of their 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.
Anaylsis: Merry Cliff-MasA composite view of seven Republican house lawmakers is that 38 ultraconservatives torpedoed John Boehner's plan to a vote on a bill that was already rejected by Senate leadership but one that he tried to use as a bargaining chip.
Report Shows Valuable Impact By City's Network Of CDC's On Local EconomyPhiladelphia has long counted on Community Development Corporations for housing and commercial improvements at the neighborhood level. Now, a local umbrella group has calculated the dollar value of their work.
Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Opinion: My2KObama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling InfrastructureMost Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.