Economy Archive

The Savvy Choice

More than five years after the economic recession hit, students are savvier shoppers than ever before, a survey finds. In fact, while the U.S. is in official recovery mode, seven in 10 new freshmen say the economy

Not Your Grandfather’s Factory

Next generation industrial careers need high-tech skills What do you think of when you imagine a shift change at a factory? Unless you work inside one, chances are you think of a whistle, punch cards and time

Life After the Bakery Closes

Job retraining at Hawkeye Community College helps father land on his feet Kent Zingg had a plan. He had 26 years under his belt at Wonder Bread and planned on five more until retirement. Then, the factory