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Water Could Soon Be Unaffordable For Millions Of Americans

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

If you’ve noticed that your water bill has been surging in recent years, you’re not imagining things. Recent analyses have confirmed that water b...

Teaching Kids To Budget: A Simple, Yet Not-So-Simple Concept

Neale Godfrey | Posted 01.23.2017 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

This seems like a pretty simple concept. If we were to use a child’s definition, a budget is a recording of your “Money In” and your “Money Ou...

How One Family Taught, And Learned, Financial Security

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.09.2017 | Business

At the Gilson household, Sunday isn’t just an opportunity for a family dinner, it’s also payday. Robyn Gilson — a financial planning coach — a...

Obama Called Inequality 'The Defining Challenge Of Our Time.' He Didn't Do Much About It.

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

This piece is part of a series on Obama’s legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week. In December 2013, President Barack...

10 Charts That Show What's At Stake With Republicans In Charge Of The Economy

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.01.2017 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Happy new year and welcome to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities top graphs of 2016 special! I’ll be your host, joined later by musical gues...

This Is Exactly How Much Money You're Losing If You Have Young Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 12.28.2016 | Parents

Having a child under the age of 5 is hard enough, but in the United States, parenting comes with the added bonus of near-financial ruin. If we don’...

Shahien Nasiripour

The Federal Reserve Is Telling Us The Economy Is Pitiful | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Fewer than one-third of Americans report being better off financially than they were five years ago, with weak household savings and hefty debt burden...

Women Continue To Let Men Handle Their Retirement

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

You’ve heard the statistics: More women than ever are involved in household finances, with a quarter of them in control. Working women have surpasse...

Today Is the Day to Cut Up Your Credit Cards

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

When three people who know about money go to the extreme of not owning any credit cards, others might want to take note.