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Haley Messenger

Haley Messenger is a producer at NBC News covering business and the economy.

Haley Messenger is a producer at NBC News covering business and the economy.

Latest from Haley Messenger

4d ago

College aid officials warn FAFSA mess will delay many grant and loan offers until May

In a House hearing Wednesday, leaders of the college financial aid system assailed the Department of Education over this year’s FAFSA debacle.
7d ago

Officials say FAFSA fixes are coming. For many students, it's too late.

Bricelyn Harrelson didn’t plan to spend six months applying to college.
64d ago

Super Bowl fans are flooding Vegas with cash. Don’t bet on a big windfall for workers.

High-dollar visitors are set to boost Las Vegas service workers’ earnings during Super Bowl weekend, but maybe not by much.
162d ago

Tyson plant closures prompt economic soul-searching in the Ozarks

Some laid-off workers have already landed new jobs, including at other Tyson sites. Others are holding out for roles closer to home even as the labor market cools.

Thousands of Southern California hotel workers begin strike

Just as the July Fourth holiday weekend gets into high gear, thousands of hotel workers in Southern California began striking Sunday morning seeking to negotiate a contract with higher wages and other benefits, according to the union representing the workers.

Vows by many big U.S. companies to back out of Russia hold firm a year later

One year after Russia launched its invasion, many of the largest U.S. companies say their moves to withdraw or suspend operations there remain in effect.
503d ago

Discounts drive record online spending as holiday shopping season gets off to a roaring start

Consumers took advantage of heavy discounting by online retailers to start up the holiday shopping season in high gear.

Lowe's is awarding $55 million in bonuses for hourly workers to fight inflation

Lowe’s is awarding bonuses totaling $55 million to its front-line hourly employees to help soften the impact of inflation.

Anxious about your finances as interest rates rise? Here's what to do.

Amid pandemic job losses and rising consumer prices, financial experts lay out four must-know money tips for women to navigate the uncertain times.
745d ago

Will tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve lead to lower gas prices?

President Biden will release about 1 million barrels of oil a day onto the market. Here’s what it means for consumers.

Which companies have stopped doing business with Russia?

Since Russia went to war with Ukraine, more than 100 companies across nearly every industry have severed their business relationships with the country or