Jul 26, 2012 If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.
Kate Archer Kent
Jul 24, 2012 Empty nesters with money to spend are fueling something of a boom in Florida's vacation home market.
Jul 18, 2012 The Southern California city considers bankruptcy, after the departure or collapse of successive industries left it unable to pay for fire, police and other services.
Jul 14, 2012 This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Jul 12, 2012 Listeners respond to the latest Freakonomics Radio segment on bribing kids for better results in school.
Jul 11, 2012 The allegations against brokerage firm Peregrine Financial shed light on weak regulations of the futures industry. Analysts point to MF Global missing funds similarities.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 11, 2012 Brokerage firm Peregrine Financial is liquidating amid allegations that it defrauded customers and lied to federal regulators.
Jul 6, 2012 Credit cards can make you feel like anything's possible -- until you get the bill.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 28, 2012 As the city of Stockton, Calif., considers declaring bankruptcy, a nearby town proves that there is life after going bankrupt.