California appears to be collecting less tax revenue and are making greater local assistance transfers. What does this mean for the state's public university system?
What once strived to be a more centralized Europe is now pulling itself apart
You're cruising along in your new car, when bang, there's a flat tire. You do everything you’re supposed to do: Safely maneuver to the side of the road, turn on your hazard lights, lift the hood to indicate car trouble, and open the trunk to get the spare. And it’s not there! In an effort to decrease vehicle weight, increase fuel economy, and allow for more trunk space, manufacturers have been replacing full-size spare tires with smaller, temporary ones. Now, even these are disappearing in some models in favor of a tire repair kit the size of a shoebox. Don’t have a spare tire in your trunk? Here are four things you need to know:
The bankruptcy filing by Jefferson County, Ala. will add to concerns about the risks in the $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market
Consumer sentiment improved in November, increasing to a reading of 64.2 but falling 10.34 percent below the level seen last year
There are much better reasons than a memory lapse as to why the Texas gov’s agenda is wholly incompatible with the direction in which the country needs to head.
Some responsibility here must lie on the faculty. Have the scientists figured out how to bring their subject to life?
Is a foreclosure staring you in the face? For many Americans faced with foreclosure and, possibly, bankruptcy, a better option is often a short sale. Short sales, which are up 10 percent from the same period last year, according to RealtyTrac, are becoming an increasingly popular way to deal with homes and homeowners burdened with too much debt. However, many homeowners still aren’t clear what a short sale is and whether it is the best solution for them. Here are five things you need to know about short sales:
If you drink coffee more than a time or two a week, you’re going to save at least a dollar per cup by making it at home, probably more.
The right direction is down. It’s the way to wash out years of built-up debt that can’t be repaid and cleanse the system of bad loans,bad businesses, and bad spending.
Is the Congress’ deficit super committee making progress?
$1.2 trillion across-the-board cuts will automatically occur if Congress’s supercommittee doesn’t come up with at least $1.2 trillion of cuts on its own by Dec. 23. But what will really be triggered is a deeper recession and higher unemployment.