Mar 6, 2013 Controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died yesterday leaving a nation divided over the wisdom of his policies. Both critics and supporters agree that he has changed the role of the poor in Venezuela.
Feb 27, 2013 Taxpayers face a double whammy thanks to the sequester. The budget cuts could delay IRS refunds. That's after the fiscal cliff debate delayed the start of filing season.
Feb 22, 2013 Biomedical engineer worries about the future of her research amid the sequester threat.
Feb 13, 2013 During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Feb 11, 2013 There are less than three weeks to go until Washington's latest budget deadline -- the $85 billion spending cut package known as the sequester.
Jan 31, 2013 The fiscal cliff debate may have ended on January 1st, but if you thought that was the last you'd heard of it, think again.
Mar 13, 2013 With nearly 50 million Americans living beneath the poverty line, we put poverty into perspective with today's quiz.
Jan 11, 2013 When money is tight, people are all too aware of every cent. Commentator Kristin Wong grew up this way and she says it's shaped both how she thinks about money and how she thinks about herself.
Jan 9, 2013 Taxpayers will have to wait eight extra days to file returns to give the IRS time to absorb tax changes in the fiscal cliff deal.
Jan 8, 2013 The fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on individuals making at least $400,000 and couples making at least $450,000. Of course, 400 plus 400 does not equal 450. So what's going on?