The entire world holds its breath to see which leader the American community chooses, as the world's economic future rests firmly on US shoulders. Let's just hope it won't take another catastrophe for us to recognize the one that we want.
A capitalist free-for-all under a Republican White House will likely lead to the creation of another asset bubble of the type witnessed in 2008, and result in another economic crisis when the bubble inevitably bursts.
Will we continue to over-hunt, over-fish our customers, consumers, and our market -- our prey -- until they're either extinct or just too savvy to fall for our seductive calls? What is our responsibility to the health, happiness, and success of those who we fleece for money?
It is this underlying capitalistic drive to create and benefit from economic enterprise that motivates entrepreneurs to move out of their garages and into factories, and to take their corner store and replicate it around the world.
Profits are all that matter -- and it's just too bad that the stadium sounds like a museum. Too bad that little kids who go to games today will come away wondering why the hell grandpa cares about this stuff.
This summer, I bought a new car. This was major feat for me because over three years ago, my home went into foreclosure. I knew it would not be easy...
Declining birth rates will have serious implications on social welfare programs like Social Security, since a decrease in the labor participation rate and an increase in the rates of retirement will make such programs almost insolvent.
To knowingly divert that money to large businesses that have created few, if any, net new jobs in recent years and that are shipping jobs overseas and that are not paying their fair share of taxes, is economic lunacy.
Outside of places like Portland and maybe New York City, not having a car -- especially when you are a suburban mother of three -- is a sign and symbol of having Blown It Big Time. But we are without a car. It was an easy decision at the time: We couldn't pay the rent.
Americans are taking out student loans that they can't afford, from lenders who know they can't afford them. Those lenders are re-selling the debt to other lenders, and, as student loan debt increases at a far higher rate than the unemployment rate decreases, more and more of these loans are going unpaid.
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.
Do you have an idea or a problem you can solve? Don't just brush it aside and ignore it. There are people out there who need your idea to become a reality so they can get a job.
What our country is enduring is not a cyclical issue. This is a structural economic phenomenon that will require a re-training of America's workers, a recalibration of expectations, and a new approach to industries that have not kept pace with technological trends.
Wouldn't it be great if the Congress that exacerbated our current situation were held responsible for their grade school behavior which brought on our current financial situation, paying higher taxes until things right themselves, even if it's after some get voted out of office?
Our research strongly suggests that individuals unlucky enough to approach retirement during bad economic times experience long-term deficits in employment, income, and health.
As miserable as you may be in your marriage, you should take the following financial situations into consideration before making the decision to split.