I'm sure many others are tired of hearing great presentations about the ills of education. It's time for policies to be in effect that will solve the ills. When will we move from profound speeches to powerful policies?
It's ironic that Columbus Day falls during Hispanic Heritage Month. Let's just say that it's not the Day Columbus discovered the Americas. It's the day that Columbus invented corporate America.
Remodeling can be a confusing and stressful process, with most of the stress centering around the amount of money involved and the complex nature of construction projects. Knowing and following these tips to manage the finances of your home remodel can save you from major headaches -- or disasters -- down the line.
Furloughed workers wonder how they will pay their bills until they receive back pay. We simply worry about paying the bills. For the millions who have been laid off during the recession, no businesses offered free meals or other discounts the day after the pink slip arrived.
I am angry about what the lack of paychecks will inevitably do to people living from paycheck to paycheck: It will put some of them on the streets.
Financial technology can save you money. Whether helping you avoid pesky fees, misleading subscriptions, or even just saving you time, a new wave of financial tools are gaining traction because, hey, who doesn't want to save money?
Everybody has their share of bad habits, and financial ones can often be the hardest to identify. Fortunately, once identified, bad money habits can be combatted and kicked with a healthy dose of self-discipline
If there was ever any doubt that the Tea Party is the most destructive force to dominate politics in generations, these past few weeks have underlined the message.
The men and women who risk their lives and fight to defend us overseas should not have to fight to defend their families at home at the same time. Their sole focus should be on completing the mission and returning home safely.
Want a reality check on today's employment situation? Ask someone making less than $50,000 per year.
As someone who has lived where getting health care isn't a nightmare, I know that what the Republicans and tea party really fear is that Americans are going to discover how wonderful it is.
This downward spiral must stop, and only we can stop it. We cannot sit around and wait for "someone else" to fix the problem -- not government officials nor can advocacy groups. The difference we want is the difference we can make.
In 2002, Congress passed legislation to create an income tax credit designed to encourage lower- and middle-income people to save money for retirement. Regrettably, the people most likely to benefit are also those who can usually least afford to set aside money for retirement.
More than one million homeowners nationwide have already benefited from MHA, but hundreds of thousands of additional families are still eligible for assistance.
With Democrats and Republicans continuing to dig themselves deeper into their impasse, the ramifications could lead to this ever-important selling season becoming less than the most wonderful time of the year for retailers, both online and off.
Before you actually close your credit card, consider the effects that this will have on your credit scores.