A growing number of states are relaxing state laws on fireworks in hopes of generating a little extra tax revenue through sales and permit fees
Debt ceiling rants abound. Still, here are a few more reasons that the debate surrounding the debt ceiling is just plain crazy
President Obama's manufacturing program ignores the import threat that's destroying US jobs and innovation.
Greece's cost-cutting bill, along with an uptick in manufacturing, pushed the Dow up 153 points, the Nasdaq up 33 points, and the S&P 500 up 13 points
Is world travel on your horizon this year? Bringing the right credit card is as fundamental as packing the right wardrobe. While there are great benefits to using plastic abroad – such as travel assistance and fraud protection – the cards’ foreign transaction fees can eat into your travel budget. And traditional magnetic strip credit cards aren't universally accepted overseas anymore. Picking the right card for a foreign trip depends on the perks you’re looking for, the fees you’re willing to pay, and the kind of credit you have. Here are Credit Karma’s Top 5 credit cards for world travel:
People can understand the urgency in paying off debt with a 15 percent interest rate. But what's the rush in paying off debt with a 3 percent interest rate?
Oil prices dipped right after the Obama administration announced it would tap reserves, but the price has rebounded. Gas prices, meanwhile, fell 7 cents a gallon in the past week, averaging about $3.54 a gallon.
Auction-rate securities – representing corporate debt – were sold to investors by Raymond James as 'same as cash.' In settlement with regulators, the firm agreed to buy back $280 million worth of the auction-rate securities.
Zynga is expected to sell $1.5 billion to $2 billion of its stock to the public as early as this fall. Zynga created Farmville and other popular online games.
MySpace, a struggling competitor to Facebook, is bought by ad network Specific Media. The $30 million to $40 million price for MySpace is less than what News Corp. had hoped to sell it for.
Bank stocks and austerity measures passed in Greece helped push the Dow up 73 points and both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq up 11 points. Bank stocks rose following a settlement that Bank of America made with investors.
Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison two years ago Wednesday. The judge in the Bernard Madoff case said a shorter sentence wouldn't suffice.
This summer, many teens are working summer jobs and, perhaps for the first time, earning money that doesn’t’ come from family. It’s an exciting feeling of independence – and a key time to learn the basics of money management. That’s where parents come in. Even if communicating with your teenagers about money is sometimes difficult, it is natural for you to be involved because their income from summer jobs will have tax implications for you. Here are three easy financial lessons to teach your teens this summer: