Stock prices have been buoyant in the opening weeks of 2012, but rallying stock prices may not stop investors from staying away from the markets
An other-worldly market for goods would increase demand for exports and prop up the economy, some Keynesians suggest.
If your money is already accounted for, you're less likely to spend it on things you don't need. Paying your bills automatically from your checking account makes it easy.
Business skills might not necessarily fit with government policy, but business people are good for one thing–dealing with other business people
There are several risk factors for the economy this year, but fiscal drag is one that we can avoid with smart policy
Keeping quiet about you finances, particularly with your loved ones, is a surefire way to run into money problems
If Romney's opponents are going to accuse him of doing things that are bad for society during his time at Bain Capital, then they need to propose laws that would prevent such things from happening in the future. They won't.
Collective ignorance is essential to the democratic process because it keeps extremists from dominating politics
The average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage (from FHA and conforming GSE data) increased 2 basis points to 4.03% since last week, but the overall trend continues to slide
While lower-wage workers get less of a tax benefit than their higher-paid colleagues, their wages fall by much less for every dollar their employer contributes to their retirement plan.
Sure, the recent economic news has been good, but there are plenty of things (like oil prices) that should keep you worrying
As oil prices continue to rise, the idea of natural gas as a primary fuel source gains appeal
Huntsman criticizes the bailouts and proposes a breakup of Wall Street's biggest banks. Why isn't this guy leading the polls?