Minimum Wage Measure Ready For Florida Supreme CourtA proposed constitutional amendment that would raise Florida’s minimum wage has cleared its first hurdle.
Facing South Florida: Affordable Housing CrisisCBS4's Jim DeFede sits down with Matthew Rieger, President & CEO of the Housing Trust Group.
Florida Sees Jump In Job GrowthFlorida moved from worst to first in a new federal survey of job creation released Wednesday.
Household Income Approaches Prerecession LevelMedian household income in Florida has returned to the same range as it was before the recession.
Miami Dolphins Partner With AARP Foundation To Benefit Older AdultsThe Miami Dolphins announced Tuesday that the team has partnered with the AARP Foundation to help older adults in South Florida.
7 Deductions That Lower Your Taxable IncomeMost folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.
FL's Economy Is Better Yet Officials Recognize Problems Many Floridians have a little more money in their bank accounts according to a new analysis by state economists. While it appears Florida's economy is showing signs of continued recovery, state economists pointed out some problems.
More People Doubling Up On Jobs For Extra IncomeOdds are you know someone working a full-time job and another on the side. Millions of Americans are now earning these so-called hybrid incomes.
Poll: 2/3 Of Americans Unhappy With Income & Wealth DistributionRoughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.
IRS Gets Rid Of Automatic Gratuities At RestaurantsThe Internal Revenue Service has managed to do what years of customer complaints could not. It got rid of gratuities being automatically being added to your bill.
More Women Becoming Breadwinners Of The FamilyMore women than ever are CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies and in every day households more women are bringing home bigger paychecks than their husbands.
Report: Corporate Profits Soar While Wages StagnateThe Dow Jones Industrial Average continued Monday to flirt with an all-time record high, but while corporations and CEO’s are getting richer; the same can’t be said for the workers producing the materials for those corporations.
Women Earn More Than Men In Key WestThe Southernmost City is one of just four cities in the United States where the median income for women exceeds that of men.
Union Membership Declines To 11.3 Percent In 2012Unions have been in decline in the United States for years as states, like Florida, became right-to-work states. Last year, union membership fell to its lowest level since the 1930’s with just 11.3 percent of workers in unions.
Area Workers Finally Making What They Did In 2007South Florida workers are finally making the same amount of money as they did in 2007, a PayScale Index report indicated.