Apr 5, 2013 President Obama's new budget proposal -- which will be formally unveiled next week -- includes a move to slow payments to Social Security.
Mar 11, 2013 As the budget battle to cut entitlements heats up, some argue that raising the retirement age will force the poor to subsidize the rich because the rich live longer.
Feb 21, 2013 The nation's largest retailer may see slump in February sales figures.
Jan 2, 2013 The short-term stimulus plan had pumped billions into the economy.
Nov 2, 2012 More than 20 percent of the U.S. national budget is spent on Social Security, so of course politicians like to promise to reform it. Commentator Chris Farrell says unfortunately both candidates' plans are way too complicated.
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Oct 16, 2012 Seniors wonder whether 1.7 percent hike next year will be enough to cover fast-rising health care expenses.
Oct 8, 2012 Virginia is a state both presidential candidates are hoping to win come November. One of the "swingiest" parts of the state is Loudoun County, where a government contractor is ready to put his job on the line to get the nation back on track.
Sep 10, 2012 Fortune Magazine’s Allan Sloan discusses his solutions to fixing Social Security, Medicare, and the tax code – without the help of politicians.
Aug 31, 2012 David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.