Nov 14, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says we should hold tax increases and spending cuts until economy improves.
Nov 12, 2012 It depends on the definition of wealthy. But however wealth is measured, increasing their taxes won't solve the whole budget problem.
Oct 26, 2012 It is possible to eat healthy, filling food for a relatively small amount of money. A recipe taster from Cooking Light Magazine tells us how to do it.
Oct 22, 2012 Japanese exports fell 10.3 percent in September raising fears of a slide into recession.
Oct 11, 2012 Republicans have been calling it the weakest recovery in U.S. history, but comparing recessions and recoveries has become incredibly controversial because, as in the case of much of economics, it all depends.
Sep 28, 2012 You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.
Sep 28, 2012 The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Sep 4, 2012 GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan wants to slash the deficit through major spending cuts. A similar plan is already being carried out in the UK.
Aug 15, 2012 Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo-appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday.
Aug 9, 2012 As many young adults struggle with finding a job and paying off student loans, and as families across the country work to pay off their mortgage, another group of people is even more worried about the future: those close to retirement.