Veteran Diplomat’s Ties to Boeing While Backing Iran Nuclear Deal Raise Questions

Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering’s involvement with the Boeing Co. during the years he spent pushing for the historic nuclear deal with Iran is raising questions about whether the veteran diplomat violated (more...)

Brexit bombshell just torpedoed any chance of a Fed rate hike soon

The Fed, already undecided on when next to raise interest rates, now has one more reason to wait: Britain's vote on Thursday to leave the EU. (more...)

CNN’s Clinton Cash ‘Fact-Check’ Ends in Embarrassment for Cristina Alesci and Laurie Frankel

CNN Money’s “fact-checkers” Cristina Alesci and Laurie Frankel ended up with egg on their faces on Wednesday after they rated as “false” a well-established and proven Clinton Cash fact involving Hillary Clinton’s (more...)

21 Business Buzzwords Goldman Sachs Thinks You Should Know

You know what robots are, but how about mobots? And you’ve likely heard of the Internet of Things, but do you know about the Internet of Energy?  These are only a couple of the terms Goldman Sachs thinks are key (more...)

Obama’s 229 Major Regulations Cost $108 Billion Each Year

The Obama administration is responsible for thousands of new regulations—including a historic number of major regulations. As the costs of these regulations add up, they place more of a burden (more...)

Unlivable: Exodus from California Increases Due to Cost of Living

Crippling home prices, traffic congestion, high taxes and the rising cost of living have all contributed to an increase in "net outward migration" from California, particularly in the Bay Area. (more...)

Former Ted Cruz Super PAC ‘Refurbished,’ Becomes ‘Defeat Crooked Hillary PAC’

The Ted Cruz Super PAC "Keep the Promise" has now become the "Defeat Crooked Hillary PAC," with pollster Kellyanne Conway handing the reins over to David Bossie. (more...)

Koch Brothers Push 2-Year ‘Stop, Cut, and Fix’ Spending Plan on Congress

To put Washington’s fiscal house in order, an organization inside the conservative Koch network is pushing Congress to skip a budget and move straight to a two-year spending bill instead.   (more...)

Is It Time to Kill Fannie Mae? A $100 Billion Plan for the Mortgage Market

A plan to reform the mortgage finance industry by replacing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a government-owned corporation offers insights into how presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (more...)

3 Economic Facts That Counter Obama’s Recovery Narrative

President Barack Obama needs a reality check. Earlier this month in Indiana, he accused his critics of ignoring the “facts” and purporting “myths” about his economic record. But if Republicans are truly ignoring the facts (more...)

Donald Trump Rolls Out Winning Platform: Cut Taxes, Save Social Security and Medicare

Republican candidate Donald Trump focused this weekend on his economic platform: cut taxes and regulations across the board while also saving Social Security, Medicare and other government safety-net programs. (more...)

3 Most Dangerous Myths of Retirement Planning

Rules of thumb may be a good place to start, but they shouldn't dictate all your retirement plans. (more...)

How Much Money It Takes to Be in the Top 1% In Every State

From Occupy Wall Street to the “Fight for 15” movement to Bernie Sanders’ campaign, we’ve heard the cries to narrow the gap between America’s poorest and richest. (more...)

6 Things You Must Know About Home Cooling Bills

Some simple steps can help you hold down the cost of beating the heat. (more...)

Brexit Explained: What It Is and How It Could Change the World

Brexit, a portmanteau of the words “Britain” and “exit,” refers to Britain leaving the European Union. Why do I keep hearing about it? (more...)

Options for Dealing With Rising Long-Term-Care Insurance Premiums

Buffeted by huge rate hikes, most policyholders are choosing to trim their coverage. (more...)

Keeping rates low risks triggering US recession, former Fed governor warns

If the Fed won't start increasing rates, that could cause the next U.S. recession, former Fed Governor Robert Heller said. (more...)

Here’s Why Job Seekers Are So Miserable These Days

Here’s one possible reason more Americans are giving up on looking for a job: The process is pretty unpleasant. (more...)

Be careful of this PayPal scam

There are scams aplenty out there on the internet, and I’ve already had fun investigating some.  Today I’m going to tell you about a unique one involving PayPal that a reader recently told me about.   (more...)

4 Ambitious Ideas for Tax Reform

These proposals will outlast election-year rhetoric. (more...)