January's employment report is positive, but the US job market is far from healthy.
We’ve just had one of our best months in stock market history. Many investors are convinced that it is the beginning of something big. But is the economy really recovering enough for investing to make sense?
Gold prices are heading up again, but why is everything but gold prices going down?
Conditions for the long term unemployed were mixed in January. Comparatively, they're still epically distressed.
Our tax system is a mess and unless we send a clear signal to Congress to do something about it, it’s just going to get messier and messier.
Have you ever seen a mansion wasting away? Or a family business close after several generations? For as long as records have been kept, it seems, 9 in 10 families fail to hold onto their assets – and their family unity – for more than three generations. It doesn't have to be that way. There is a formula for sustaining wealth from one generation to the next, and it has little to do with investment strategies or legal structures and everything to do with building family relationships. In our work with The Heritage Institute, which helps successful families pass on their wealth and unity, we have broken down this formula into five essential elements. Whether you're trying to preserve a $50 million estate or a $50,000 inheritance, these five elements can help you build family lasting unity around shared goals:
Today's employment situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows total unemployment in January declined to 8.3 percent.
Institutional investors will turn to the developing world seeking higher returns but what are the risks of seeking those returns?
For both Paul and Gingrich, Jim Grant would be an important player in federal finances.
The charade of annual or biennial debate about perpetually “expiring” tax provisions is terrible tax policy and a symbol of our failure to come to terms with budget reality.
What Romney seems to have meant is that he believes the least-well-off are amply provided for by the safety net. Too bad he wants to shred it.
Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich agree that President Obama is turning America into “European-style welfare culture,” pointing to a rise in the number of citizens relying on federal aid. Here's why they have it backwards.