May 24, 2013 Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?
May 17, 2013 The government provides countless resources to help military families with financial literacy and even offers low interest loans to help them in times of emergency. So, why are many troops opting to take out risky payday loans instead?
May 16, 2013 Military brass, consumer advocates and lawmakers are trying to close loopholes in the Military Lending Act.
May 15, 2013 Five years ago, the U.S. military banned payday and title-loans to military families, but small-dollar, high-interest lenders are getting around the Military Lending Act.
May 9, 2013 A Duke professor asks: What would happen if all the millionaires in public office joined a single political party? Answer: They'd control the federal government by a wide margin.
May 8, 2013 The U.S. military has been thinking about the 'Internet of Things' -- networks of devices that talk to one another. But there are some major obstacles.
May 2, 2013 After accepting a teaching post at CUNY, the exalted and shamed former general is reportedly in talks with private equity giant KKR. What are the real job prospects for David Petraeus?
Apr 23, 2013 After Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers, and it's not just businesses that are buying.
Apr 22, 2013 The Rapid Equipping Force seeks solutions to problems soldiers encounter in the field -- such as packing pounds and pounds of batteries on patrol.
Apr 17, 2013 How cell phone and surveillance video is gathered and and processed to find clues, and track the perpetrators of the fatal attack in Boston.