While it is tempting for Washington to lecture the state governments, it would be far better for our national leaders to work with states to address our mutual budget challenges.
Due to a backlog in processing disability claims, military members and their families are forced to live on the streets because of foreclosures and are heading into bankruptcy courts.
For those facing the loss of their home and wondering whether a Chapter 13 bankruptcy may help get rid of a second mortgage, the following information may be helpful.
Here are eight things to watch out for in 2011 that threaten to rock the financial system and undermine any recovery.
We know the lights are flickering in 48 of 50 statehouses right now. The question has become, do you light a candle or pray the water won't shut off, too?
We should strive to give a bit more attention to these and other promising policies in the months ahead. This is an issue that deserves a much larger profile in 2011 than it has received in 2010.
What should we think about our most recent financial reform package, which has staggered from Congress under the unwieldy name of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act?
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A little-noticed provision in the "tax cut compromise" we discussed today with Bernie Sanders might well drain the states' coffers.
The system used by the Iceland's ruling caste to launder ill-begotten gains is simple to describe. The result is simpler still: The rich got richer and the government got stuck with the bill.
This is the seventh in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwid...
The longer this foreclosure crisis drags on, the clearer it is that voluntary loan modification programs are inadequate to meet the needs of millions of borrowers with homes worth less than the mortgages.
What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona Shameless demagoguery on the issue of immigration was part of the arsenal that Arizo...
Most of us want to be physically fit, but very few of us are. The same holds true with financial security. As my father (and many others) used to say, "A lot of people want to go to heaven but no one wants to die to get there."
The GOP failed at government in the 1980's and in the 2000's and now they are doing their best to make Obama fail so they can call him a failure, get voted back in to office, and then get back to what they do best: keep failing.
Chris Christie opponents focus solely on what New Jerseyans will be losing -- not on what these things cost and what we can afford.