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America's Poor Give The Most To Charity

McClatchy | Frank Greve | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- When Jody Richards saw a homeless man begging outside a downtown McDonald's recently, he bought the man a cheeseburger. There's nothing ...

Aid Ironies

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Sachs

Rich people have an uncanny ability to oppose aid for everybody but themselves.

The Cornerstone of Obama's Foreign Aid Policy: Health and Wealth

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

The data doesn't lie: sickness and poverty have grown together during the last few decades. We now have a chance to turn the tables and foster health and wealth.

The Lifestyle of the Rich and Needy

Fortune's Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
<i>Fortune</i>'s Stanley Bing

Debate continues to swirl around Obama's idea of what it means to be rich. Though no matter what, those who earn two and a half large are by any estimation swimming in it.

Balancing Giving and Receiving

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

Giving and receiving coexist. They're polarities on the same continuum. One requires the other in order for either to occur. Often they occur in cycles.

Show Me the Money

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Please write back to fill me in on the scandalous details and to arrange to send all of your money to my bank account here in the United States

John Galt Has Left the Building

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Juliette Powell

If your moral duty is to serve your neighbor and anyone else who is in need, then you don't have the moral right to pursue your own life and happiness.

Pizzeria Management: The Game. Play Now!

Papa's Pizzeria | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Would you be able to manage a pizzeria by yourself? Check it right now! Play our colorful and mind-relaxing game! Help Roy run the pizzeria while Papa Louie is gone! Top, bake, and serve pizzas to earn tips and unlock new customers. Play now!

Colbert Shrugged: Ayn Rand Institute Responds to 'Rand Illusion'

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Juliette Powell

Is Colbert, and the media in general, taking a cheap shot -- going for the easy laugh using Rand's philosophy of selfishness -- or are they using humor and irony to open a much needed public debate?

Atlas: Shrug This!

Jeff Dorchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Dorchen

Please, go right ahead, underestimate the power of human beings to live without you golden gods who inhabit the penthouses of the world.

Living on Eggshells: Lessons From The Depression

Stinson Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stinson Carter

We've always heard that rich and happy aren't the same thing, but its been a while since we've been forced to prove it.

Who Would You Rather Be, Marie Douglas-David or Jorge Munoz?

Peter Daou | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Daou

The moment you are on sound financial footing, it is incumbent upon you to devote a good portion of your time and resources to helping others who don't share that privilege.

Money Doesn't Buy (True) Friends

Quinn Bradlee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Quinn Bradlee

The thing about being wealthy is that whenever I have parties, I never think that my friends are there just because they want to see me.

Feng Shui Your Finances

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roseanne Colletti

When the stock market, your 401K, the value of your home all sink into an abyss, perhaps you should say, "Feng Shui it!"

Our Moral Audit of the Budget

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

My prediction is that many in the faith community, especially those on the front lines of serving the poor, will rally around the principles and priorities of this budget.

Economic Meltdown or Back to Normal?

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hugh McGuire

The wealth of the past 10-15 years was illusory. The markets have in fact dropped back to where they "should" be.

3 Keys To Personal Accountability And Creating A Better Life

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"Some favorite expressions of small children: "It's not my fault. . . They made me do it. . . I forgot." Some favorite expressions of adults: "It...

USA Today Reporter Responds to Blog Post

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo


Change FICO Credit Scoring to Stimulate Economy and Address Housing and Banking Crisis

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ronald B. Robinson

Republicans are proposing a 4% home mortgage Ponzi scheme that's the modern day version of "40 acres and a mule." It's every bit the false promise that dashed the hopes of ex-slaves after the Civil War.

Imagination: The Key To Successful Job Creation

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

'You see things; and you say, "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"' George Bernard Shaw The news is sadly full of layof...

Promoting Marriage-Promotion with Dubious Scientific Claims: USA Today's Feature Story

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

USA Today is very excited about marriage. Splashed across the front page of the Health and Behavior section, set off by a colorful illustration, was t...

Bank Aid (with Apologies to Willie)

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Moore

The idea for Bank Aid was conceived by a broker dealer who had lost uncounted millions on short selling and options.

President Obama: Sign New Emancipation Proclamation to Free Us From Debt Slavery and Free-up the Economy

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Mr. President, help us create "a more perfect Union" from the "bottom-up." You can be the Lincoln of our times and free us from the greed and "top-down" bondage that has brought us here.

Hurry Up! Catch Money from the Sky! | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's every man dream: Money Falling From The Sky! Catch as many as you can and you will receive amazing awards!!! But be careful not to catch dirty money.

Republicans' 4% Mortgage "Stimulus" Is Latest Ponzi Scheme

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Does the Republican ploy to provide 4% home mortgages to boost the economy sound too good to be true? It is. Buyer Beware!