Feb 13, 2014 President Obama plans to launch an initiative to help young minority men stay in school and out of the criminal justice system
Feb 12, 2014 This week the FCC adopted new phone rates for people in prison, jail or detention centers.
Feb 7, 2014 Consumer debt is rising over all. Financial advisors say we need to keep our personal debt load at no more than 30 percent of our take-home pay.
Apr 30, 2014 There are a million get-rich schemes out there, but here's one of the oldest: borrowing.
Feb 4, 2014 Prison costs don't just fall on the taxpayer.
Jan 7, 2014 Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
Dec 30, 2013 At last count, the nation was spending $6.5 billion a year treating mental illness, substance abuse and chronic conditions in prisons.
Nov 27, 2013 This time of year, some lenders send out offers to let you "skip a payment."
Nov 13, 2013 Sports Authority stores in Chicago are getting hit by "flash robs," gangs of shoplifters who are triggered all at once.
Oct 22, 2013 A new exposé in The Huffington Post describes startling allegations of abuse and neglect at for-profit juvenile prisons.