Topic: Diane Lim Rogers
Deficit-cutting 'super committee' and Obama jobs plan don't have to work at cross purposes.
09/27/2011 02:29 pm
Congress didn't get the debt-limit deal right. But its new 'super committee' has a crack at crafting the right package this fall.
08/29/2011 11:12 am
Tuition costs and other associated expenses for college average around $102,000. But the return on tuition costs in terms of increased earnings is about $570,000.
07/26/2011 01:09 pm
Obama put Social Security on the table as part of his bid to resolve the national debt crisis. He hasn't specified what the changes might entail, and Democrats in Congress oppose any cut in benefits. But the talks signify that politicians know reforms must come, eventually, to keep Social Security solvent.
07/18/2011 01:31 pm
Budget deficit is economically unsustainable. But cuts can lower growth, unless you trim the budget deficit carefully.
06/28/2011 10:24 am
One of the few potential points of bipartisan compromise in the budget stalemate is reining in tax breaks. A Senate vote Tuesday could reveal whether GOP senators are on board.
06/14/2011 12:23 pm
Compromise on the budget deficit shouldn't be a dirty word. Here are four examples where cutting the deficit would forward Democratic and Republican goals.
05/31/2011 12:38 pm
The US economy posted an annual growth rate of only 1.8 percent in the first quarter of 2011, and declines in government spending were a significant contributor.
04/28/2011 07:44 pm
Among the qualities: 'attunement' and equipoise. America's budget crisis won't be solved through 'book smarts' alone.
04/26/2011 11:54 am
All that congressional budget-cutters need to know, they learned in kindergarten.
03/22/2011 05:09 pm
Crafting a federal budget is like a teenage shopping spree for boomers, seniors.
02/25/2011 09:51 am
Don't like what Democrats have offered so far to cure unemployment? Here's a look at the Republican plan to create jobs – and what economists think of it.
09/21/2010 05:16 pm
Whether to save for retirement or their children's college tuition is a big dilemma for many parents, especially as the recession has shrunk savings, retirement portfolios, and – in many cases – paychecks. But don't shortchange retirement to pay for college, advisers say.
04/21/2010 10:58 am
President Obama faces a tough challenge in his budget: cutting the federal deficit while pumping up the economy. His budget pays for $33 billion in business tax cuts and $25 billion of aid to states through a spending freeze and reinstated taxes on wealthy Americans.
02/01/2010 03:11 pm
Even Democrats signal adjustments are likely, given rising projections for budgetary red ink.
03/22/2009 01:00 am
Nearly 3 in 4 see taxes and budget deficits as 'extremely' or 'very' important in the 2008 campaign.
09/08/2008 01:00 am