Megan McArdle

Sep 11, 2014
General Electric Co. is selling its appliances unit to Sweden's Electrolux AB. As an electrical-appliance hobbyist, I can't help but feel a little wistful.

Sep 5, 2014
Two things stand out about the Federal Reserve's latest survey of consumer finances. First, inequality has increased. And second, household debt loads have decreased, drastically.

Aug 25, 2014
What's the matter with Target?

Aug 19, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its annual report on the cost of raising children, and the upshot is what you probably already know: It's expensive.

Aug 12, 2014
As its retail business matures into slower growth, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants to disrupt another mass market: healthcare.

Aug 8, 2014
Would you ever consider living in a trailer park? If the answer is yes, would you ever consider paying a million dollars to live there? No, don't laugh , the million-dollar trailer park is a real thing, as The Wall Street Journal reports.

Jul 26, 2014
Since the Halbig v. Burwell decision came down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit -- which ruled that insurance subsidies could only legally be provided on state exchanges -- there has been a lot of outrage from the liberal...

Jul 24, 2014
The government knows about food and oil prices. And it’s taking them into account when it calculates your Social Security check.

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