"Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without," goes the Great Depression-borne mantra of frugality. But in some cases, you're better off replacing things on a regular schedule or at the first sign of wear.
You don't always need millions to afford retirement. Ask yourself these six questions.
A Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax consumers pay on the market value added to a product at each stage of manufacture or distribution. There's a lot of chatter about the US implementing a VAT to solve its looming fiscal crisis.
The president wants to eliminate the Advanced Earned Income Tax Credit, but he might be better off figuring out how to make it work, rather than writing it off entirely. A tax credit in the recently passed healthcare law may offer solutions.
In some cases, stadium debt outlasts the teams that play in them - and sometimes even the stadium itself.
How beneficial are "mega-events" such as the Olympics or the World Cup to local economies? Economists are skeptical.
The SEC has charged Goldman Sachs with fraud over its packaging of a subprime mortgage investment.
Follow these seven methods to provide great vacation experiences for your family while also keeping your finances in mind.
Gold is what investors buy when they suspect that financial policymakers are making mistakes. If we're on the road to recovery, why do they continue to buy gold?
The great recession has accelerated a structural shift in the economy that had been slowly building for years.
Singapore is allowing its currency to float upward modestly, using a managed float-system that China is also likely to adopt eventually.