Student loans can be paid off at different rates. Is it better to finish paying off student loans quickly or start putting some of the money toward retirement savings? Question No. 3 of the Reader Mailbag.
Wealthy Americans used to finance the government through tax payments. Now, they just lend it money.
Filing financial documents can be a pain. But if you take the time to do it properly, you'll thank yourself.
Sen. Tom Coburn has left the Gang of Six because its talks were at an 'impasse.' Where does this leave a bipartisan agreement on deficit reduction?
The US needs help fighting terrorism. But have we given our partner nations an incentive to exaggerate spending?
Washington will no doubt wait until the results of the 2012 election are in to reach a budget agreement. Perhaps there will be valuable discussions about tax expenditures leading up to the election, but don't count on it.
The price of Hong Kong residential properties in March was 25 percent higher than a year ago. Could it be – a bubble?
Contrary to the hype, microfinance doesn't help everyone – and microfinance loans sometimes go for personal needs, not a business. But that's OK.
It's hard to get in the spirit of the 'economic recovery' when America is still dealing with so many financial woes
The dictionary probably isn't the best place to look to find out
As Rahm Emanuel takes office, he's stepping into a city that's been on the rise since the 1980s
If European growth numbers aren't annualized, as they often aren't by American journalists, it's unfair to compare them directly to American growth numbers
If the president and congressional Democrats do exactly what the Tea Partiers are doing — but in reverse — they may be able to resist moving further to the right