UPDATED 5/22/13 12:30 pm
The deadly tornadoes that struck outside Oklahoma City on Monday have a lot of people asking why there aren’t more storm cellars and safe rooms in the area, which would have enabled more residents to shelter safely.
Glenn Lewis, the mayor of devastated Moore, Oklahoma, said today that he wants to pass a law …
The FINRA 2012 National Financial Capability study results are due out soon and likely will show no improvement in individuals’ money management skills. With so much energy being put into financial education, poor test results embolden critics and threaten a movement.
Student debt is creating the most debt-ridden twentysomethings in modern history, and we’re all going to pay a price. Here’s the best advice from new grads.
The previous upturn in housing prices faltered after a year, but all the signs suggest that the current home price recovery will be sustainable.
The proposed ‘chained’ inflation index would cut Social Security increases even though a realistic index of elder inflation would push benefits higher. Can we just tell the truth?
Let’s start with the obvious. Those IRS employees who singled out conservative groups for scrutiny over their tax-exempt status were wrong, wrong, wrong. Any whiff of politics at the agency is unacceptable, and this is far more than a whiff. In time, we shall see how far up the agency food chain the scandal goes.
But this unsavory …
Four years after the recession ended we are still getting signals that our values have changed–at least partly of necessity.
It can be confusing to make sense of the many “best places to retire” lists out there. Here’s the good news: you can ignore all of them
Among other controversial ideas, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink said long-term bonds had become so risky that young people should be 100% in stocks.
Online giant eBay is leading the charge against legislation that would require sales tax to be collected on Internet sales. The mandate would be an unfair burden on small businesses, eBay says. And yet who are among the bill’s strongest supporters? Yep, small businesses.
As the retirement savings crisis deepens, the call for forced savings grows louder. We are headed for something like Australia’s “superannuation” model–with the possibility of one big change: employee contributions.
Two key facts are being glossed over with this week’s big announcement from Pfizer: 1) It’s been possible to buy guaranteed authentic Viagra online for years; and 2) Pfizer isn’t really selling drugs directly to customers.