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Job Market, Gas Prices Linked to Economic Optimism

Jan 16
A CBS News poll suggests Americans are suddenly feeling much better about the economy. The optimism is tied to local job markets and the plummeting price of gas. Anthony Mason breaks down the numbers.

We Burn 2.7 Million Gallons a Minute, so Why's Oil so Cheap?

By Jonathan Fahey | Jan 15
The world burns enough oil-derived fuels to drain an Olympic-sized swimming pool four times every minute. Global consumption has never been higher - and is rising.

8 Mobile Credit Card Readers, and What They Cost

By Joseph Pisani | Jan 12
You have more reader options than ever. Online retailers Amazon and Etsy are the latest companies to offer the devices, which plug in to smartphones and tablets and let business owners accept credit cards anywhere.

Where to Find Free Credit Scores and Credit Reports

By Joseph Pisani | Jan 9
If getting a grip on your credit score is a New Year's resolution, there are several ways you can you check your score or credit report for free. Here's how.

How to Keep Financial New Year's Resolutions

Jan 6
While sticking to financial resolutions for 2015 can be difficult, there are simple ways to be more successful in keeping them. Jill Schlesinger reports.

College Sees Small, Big Benefits with Loan Promise

By Jeff Karoub | Jan 2
A private school in southeastern Michigan offers a nice campus and small class sizes. Even better, a new program guarantees every graduate will make more than $37,000 or get some or all student loans reimbursed.

AP-GfK Poll: 5 Things to Know About the Economy

By Jennifer Agiesta, Emily Swanson | Dec 30
Few issues in a presidential campaign come close to being as meaningful as the economy. The latest Associated Press-GfK poll offers a look at how the public feels about this issue, which touches nearly every aspect of American life.

FTC Sues Data Broker over Consumer Info Sold to Scammers

By Jennifer C. Kerr | Dec 24
In a first-of-a-kind case, the Federal Trade Commission is targeting a data broker for allegedly selling sensitive consumer information - including bank account numbers - to marketers that authorities said the broker knew had no legitimate need for it.

Credit Card Information Stolen from Staples Customers

Dec 22
Staples, the nation's largest office-supply retailer, is investigating the breach that took place earlier this year. Michael Regal, editor at large for Bloomberg News, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the cyber attack.

AP Interview: Iraq Official Says War Hurts Economy

By Vivian Salama | Dec 4
Plunging oil prices and soaring costs from Iraq's war against the Islamic State group is hurting Iraq's economy and will prompt government spending cuts, including in defense, the country's finance minister said Wednesday.

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