In several states, some governors were caught off guard by how personal income tax payments fell well below expectations. But, states should not have been so surprised, writes Norton Francis.
The downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week is further straining relations between Russia and the West over Ukraine. That could spell trouble for several major oil companies operating in Russia.
The Congressional Budget released its long-term budget outlook. Although the size of the US deficit isn't a problem right now, the CBO projects it to get bigger after a few years. There are five other takeaways from the CBO's budget outlook.
Even after retiring, people can still set up a Roth IRA and leave it for their children. Financial adviser Johanna Fox Turner explains what people need to do when it comes to Roth IRAs.
Self-made wealthy people are disappearing – six of today's 10 wealthiest Americans are heirs to prominent fortunes after being 'born into the right family,' writes Robert Reich. What does this mean for the rest of the US?
Between June 2013 and June 2014, Kansas saw its tax revenue fall by 11 percent. Why is Kansas still making so many tax cuts then, questions Howard Gleckman.