Grocery prices soared by 11.8% in 2022 – the swiftest pace since the early 1980s. Rapid inflation is, naturally, leading to concerns that it’s getting harder for Americans to put food on the table.
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
Challenges with the cash-strapped United States Postal Service sent many Americans to their wit’s end during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in communities reliant on the mail for essential goods.
In December, the Georgia unemployment rate was 3.0 percent which is the same as the unemployment rate in November.
A nationwide comparison of electric utility performance by an Illinois consumer advocacy group found that customers in states that are heavily reliant on fuel oil and natural gas, as in the Northeast and South, tend to pay more than those with larger amounts of carbon-free generation, among other findings.
The U.S. Department of Education unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would overhaul a federal student loan income-driven repayment plan, and, if implemented, could help millions of low-income borrowers.
In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.
Increased immigration, longer life expectancy and a decline in birth rates are transforming the U.S. workforce in two important ways.
According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report released earlier this month, the national unemployment rate stayed steady at 3.7 percent in November.
Jobs increased in Georgia in the past 6 months. Over the month of October, job creation reached an all-time peak of 4,834,900.