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The GOP's Stance on Mental Health Makes Gun Reform Impossible

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Even given the policy analysis failures of Trump's positions, other leading Republican contenders for the presidency are far more clearly referring to mental health as an excuse to dodge gun control rather than develop a functional system.

The 1 Huge Thing Missing From the GOP Tax Plans So Far

Gene Marks | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Gene Marks

Unfortunately right now we've only seen the revenue side from the Republican candidates. What about the expense side? How do we know if the tax revenues proposed are sufficient? What expenses will be cut?

3 Simple Tips On How To Save Money

Quora | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business

Making a million is easier than saving a million. I remember the day I called my mom and told her that was specifically the day I had earned my first million.

8 Warning Signs That You'll Never Save Money For Travel

Mirna Segal | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Mirna Segal

I hear lots of people talking about how they wished they could save money to travel or they wished they didn't have so many bills. Maybe they're banking on winning the lottery to get them going.

Everything You Need to Know About Finances in Your 20s

Avelist | Posted 09.29.2015 | College

Everyone's different. Different personalities. Different goals. As with everything else, having a healthy financial life can look different for everyone. To find the budget style that's best for you, start by writing down all the elements of your finances:

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Air Miles

WHERE | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel

By Jamie Lowe for WhereTraveler We sat down with airline rewards program experts to dig deep and find the tricks of the trade concerning airline re...

5 New York Fashion Week Brands You Can Actually Afford to Wear

GoGirl Finance | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

There has been a change in the air at Fashion Week in recent years as more cost-friendly retailers have been invited to participate as they up their quality and participate in collaborations with high end designers.

The 25 Best Value Cities in the World

trivago | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

Building your dream vacation can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you plan on hitting some of the world's most famous sights and cities. To help travelers create a fun (and affordable) itinerary for 2016, we analyzed the world's most popular cities to determine which 25 destinations will get you more bling for less cha-ching.

If You Have a Stake in Public Health Preparedness, You Have a Stake in the Budget Debate

Shaun Donovan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics
Shaun Donovan

As you hear a lot of talk in the news about a potential government shutdown, make sure you understand exactly what's at stake in the broader budget debate.

Wall Street Trying to Use Budget Bill to Put Its Special Interests Above the Priorities of the American People

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Dennis M. Kelleher

Wall Street's army of high priced lobbyists are again working Washington day and night to use this year's spending bill for their gain at the expense of the American people. Wall Street views essential, must-pass, nationally important legislation as just an opportunity for them to sneak in their wish list of special provisions.

I Went Wedding Dress Shopping Alone In Manhattan And Here's What I Learned

Avelist | Posted 09.21.2015 | Weddings

My mom doesn't live in NYC and my friends work in offices during the day, so I decided to brave the Manhattan salons and boutiques solo. Here are my lessons in bodices, butts, and budgeting.

The Government Funding Dilemma

Douglas Holtz-Eakin | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The White House needs to provide real leadership to broker a deal in Congress. The president needs to rise above his reflexive temptation to offer up tax-and-spend schemes that are simply non-starters, point fingers of blame at Republicans, and absolve himself of any responsibility.

Interior Secretary Says It's Ridiculous Congress Is Even Considering Another Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Interior is already working on its shutdown plans in case Congress isn't able to pass a continuing resolution to...

Watch: Illinois' Bill Backlog Could Rocket Up to 2010 Levels

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.14.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois' bill backlog will reach $8.5 billion if New Year's Day arrives without a budget in place, Munger said. The last time the bill backlog got that bad, lawmakers deemed the situation an emergency and enacted a 67-percent income tax increase.

Your 4-Step Financial Checklist to Buying a Home

GoGirl Finance | Posted 09.11.2015 | Money
GoGirl Finance

Buying a home is one of the biggest traditional mile markers in American life. Although many millennials are happy to rent, more and more members of Gen Y are finally starting to dip their toes into the waters of home ownership.

Even Paying $500 Million Extra in Property Taxes Won't Save Chicago From Its Junk Credit Rating

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.10.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With $30 billion in unfunded pension liabilities and its municipal bonds rated as junk, a $500-million cash infusion is weak medicine for what ails Chicago, a panel of experts said at the City Club of Chicago panel discussion Tuesday.

On Marijuana Policy, Congress Needs to Pick Up Where It Left Off

Rob Kampia | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Rob Kampia

As with marriage reform, the bulk of the action with marijuana legalization has been at the state level, with most members of Congress hesitant to express support until public opinion moves well past the tipping point. This is starting to change.

9 Wedding Reception Upgrades Worth Your Budget

The Knot | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

Here are a few of the most get-noticed, totally-worth-it wedding details that'll add serious impact to your wedding day.

Today, We Honor Working Americans -- But the Republican Budget Doesn't

Shaun Donovan | Posted 09.07.2015 | Politics
Shaun Donovan

The Republican appropriations bills are stacked with ideological provisions known as "riders" that are unrelated to spending levels and weaken basic protections for workers, the backbone of our economy.

6 Ways To Personalize Your Rental (Without Losing Your Deposit)

Trulia | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

A little decor won't hurt your security deposit, as long as you play your cards right. Rentals have their virtues: The maintenance isn't your problem, and you can move out without having to find a buyer. Yet a temporary living space can often feel a bit... soulless.

21 Creative Ways to Dress Up Your Windows On a Budget

Hometalk | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

Windows without treatments can look a little bare, and all it takes to dress them up is adding curtains, blinds, or maybe even a valance. Here are some awesome, easy, and budget friendly ways you can turn your blank window spaces stylish.

The Budget Bride's Guide to Wedding Bliss

Adiba Nelson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Weddings
Adiba Nelson

I am that girl who started planning my wedding three years ago, on Pinterest, while I was dating someone else. Don't judge me, Judgey McJudgerson -- you know you did it too. Heck, you're probably doing it right now.

Illinois' Comptroller Position Gets Exciting for Leslie Munger

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.28.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Earlier this week I wrote that the race for Illinois comptroller might be one of the hottest contests of next year's election. I contrasted the sizzl...

3 DIY Furniture Makeovers That Will Make You Believe In Miracles

This Old House | Posted 08.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
This Old House

It's amazing what DIYers can do with a bit of paint. These inspirational furniture makeovers will have you out looking for cheap finds at flea markets and yard sales all weekend long!

11 Reasons to Visit India During Monsoon Season!

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Pinsker

I love traveling in India and I chose to arrive this time during the "monsoon" season, which might sound intimidating to an American, but it is simply...