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How Politics Affects Your Personal Finance

Ike Ikokwu | Posted 12.24.2012 | Money
Ike Ikokwu

Will it be Obama for another four-year term or will Romney win? Regardless of who your choice is, the real question is, have you taken into consideration how politics affects your personal finance?

How to Reduce Our Big Fat Deficit? Romney's Austerity Diet vs. Obama's New Deal 2.0 Work Out

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics
Lisa Kaas Boyle

When Americans vote this November we are choosing between two plans to get America back in shape: a safe and proven 'work out' plan or an extreme diet that could leave the 1 percent fat while the rest of us starve.

President Obama, the Democratic Party, and Socialism: A Political Science Perspective

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Knoll

It's entirely fair to call President Obama a liberal. It's even fair to call him a "big spending" liberal (assuming you're willing to call our previous president a "big spending conservative"). It is inaccurate, though, and a little disingenuous to call him a socialist.

Why "We're on the Right Track" Isn't Enough, and What Obama's Plan Should Be for Boosting the Economy

Robert Reich | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

The Obama White House should face it: "We're on the right track" isn't sufficient. The president has to offer the nation a clear, bold strategy for boosting the economy. It should be the economic mandate for his second term.