In a televised debate, retiring Congressman Barney Frank offered concrete solutions to the nation's economic woes–while Ryan could only respond with rhetorical flourishes.
As e-book sales increase, their prices have inched upward. But will customers pay $10 to $15 for a digital book?
Because of channel bundling, TV subscribers pay $100 a year, on average, for sports programming, no matter how much they watch. But emerging technologies may offer subscribers more options to avoid paying for programming they don't want.
Pay off your debts as quickly as possible, but make sure you keep an emergency expense account funded. Question 2 in this week's mailbag.
2011 was a a year-long game of chicken played by our policy makers. This is a dangerous way to make tax and spending decisions.
In general, it's wise to invest more in products that you use every day, especially if a cheaper version will wear out quickly.
Before the President took office, fiscal conditions had deteriorated to the point that what was a projected surplus in 2012 was now a deficit.
State revenues have rebounded, and there was no municipal bond default crisis. But given the furor over public pensions and labor compensation more generally in 2011, the coming year could be one of conflict in state capitols and city halls.
Three tactics to ensure your online purchases aren't regrettable impulse buys
A new weekly index that tracks the general level of financial stress shows levels remain near peaks seen in 2009.
Is your car ready for winter? The average age of a vehicle in the United States is 11 years, which means that many cars on the road today have been through more than a few winters. Fortunately, most cars manufactured in the last 15 years are built to withstand the test of time – and weather – provided they receive the proper care. This is especially important during the winter months when cold weather can take a toll on older vehicles. Simple maintenance and good driving habits can help lengthen vehicle life, prevent costly repairs, and most importantly, ensure that you arrive at your winter destinations safe and sound. Here's a six-point checklist for winterizing your high-mileage vehicle:
Some have attacked Ron Paul for his Austrian views of American monetary issues, but those views aren't necessarily wrong