May 7, 2013 President Barack Obama is proposing to increase federal tax and fees on airlines tickets. But before prices take off, here's a look at some other tax-heavy items you already pay more for.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 7, 2013 Taxes on your flights are pretty hefty, and they might get heftier soon. But how do they compare to taxes for other services?
Apr 29, 2013 U.S. personal income and consumer spending increased by 0.2 percent in March. Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, discusses the numbers and what they mean for the economy.
Apr 29, 2013 Two European countries have come out with very different ways to tackle their economic problems.
Apr 26, 2013 Tax breaks like the home mortgage deduction confer financial benefits, and some argue they're part of the government safety net.
Apr 25, 2013 Calvin Coolidge learned the hard way that cutting taxes doesn't necessarily shrink the size of government.
Apr 25, 2013 So far, the companies have told us mostly good things this earnings season. But Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, isn't buying it. He says so-called "tax games" obscure business performance.
Apr 23, 2013 Linked by a common currency, the countries in the euro zone are roped together like climbers scaling a cliff face. If one or more loses their footing, the rest could come crashing down.
Apr 19, 2013 Spring is the perfect time to get realistic about budgeting. Personal finance journalist Carmen Wong Ulrich offers some advice about how to do it the smart way.
Apr 19, 2013 French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici discusses the state of the French economy and where it is headed in the future.