In December and January, The Simple Dollar is posting a daily series focusing on specific activities you can do right now to set the stage for a great 2011. Out with the old, in with the new.
The Web 2.0's, that is. Here's the rundown on all the social media IPOs in the works. Exciting times to be in the market.
How will state and federal pension plans survive in the current economy?
A refreshing change of topic – to the Biology AP exam.
The misery index, built around unemployment, income, and the stock market, remains near 30-year highs.
When someone broke her office window and door last March, Rep. Giffords told the economist nothing would stop her.
From Katrina to the Christmas blizzard to river floods, the government has botched natural disaster relief management. Here's how to do it right.
Fuel efficiency can add up to big savings over time. In December and January, The Simple Dollar is posting a daily series focusing on specific activities you can do right now to set the stage for a great 2011.
What can we learn from looking at the history of the stock market, from 1913 to the present?
As foreclosures skyrocket, more buyers consider buying a foreclosed-upon house – but not until the bad vibes are cleared out by a witch or shaman.
New and free societies create wealth. As they age, they shuffle wealth – and then destroy it.
Raising the debt limit is about politics, not economics.
British government can crush cars that are uninsured. Does that make sense?
Gold has had a long run, but do you know anyone who has invested in it yet?
What stands in the way of rebuilding Haiti?
The standard narrative is too simplistic about the role, origins, and impact of entrepreneurship. But the closer you look, the fuzzier it gets, finds guest blogger Dane Stangler.