While the private sector is de-leveraging, the public sector is borrowing and spending more than ever.
Leaving your oven light on while cooking, instead of opening the door to check your food, will save you money.
Who should have the primary responsibility for making American workers globally competitive – the private sector or government?
Mitt Romney's holdings in the Cayman Islands have generated lots of interest in investment funds that are managed from the U.S. but incorporated in foreign jurisdictions. The real winners in these arrangements are U.S. tax-exempt entities, not Mitt Romney and the investors themselves.
Price fixing often occurs as a reaction to the natural swing of the buyers' market, rather than as the result of conspiracy.
Single family home sales increased 4.6 percent from November and rose 4.3 percent above the level seen in December 2010
Time and again, Obama has proposed limiting itemized tax deductions in his annual budget. It's a sound idea that would raise a lot of revenue and reduce the deficit in a progressive way.
Store-bought laundry detergents can cost up to 30 cents per load. Here's how to make your own, cheaper version.
California residents are frustrated over the UC university system's uniform pricing. Would it be better if each campus set its own tuition rates?
Air drying your clothes instead of using the dryer will save you up to $200 per year. Here's how.
The conditions of the early 2000s made big banks great profit machines. Now they aren't looking so good.
Wind, nuclear, and coal all look expensive compared to natural gas generation.
Companies work very hard to associate brands with certain things in our minds, but make sure your product of choice is earning your loyalty.
Consumer confidence may be rising, but it still makes sense to watch every penny – especially with big purchases, like a new car. Although auto sales perked up in 2011, value is still the name of the game. U.S. News Best Cars spent months analyzing thousands of professional reviews, as well as reliability and safety data, to create the 2012 Best Cars for the Money Awards. Here are the 12 most highly praised low-cost, low-maintenance models for 2012: