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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House February 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

The President's defense budget 'hike'

Feb 4, 2015
These days, defense spending is about more than just the Pentagon's budget.
Posted In: defense secretary, Barack Obama, budget
President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the Department of Homeland Security.

The budget as a starting point for tax reform

Feb 2, 2015
It will be months before we get detailed plans for tax reform from either party.
Posted In: budget, Obama, federal budget, corporate tax
President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the White House.

What the U.S. has gained from sequestration

Jan 29, 2015
Spending cuts took a nibble out of the deficit.
Posted In: Obama, budget, sequestration
Rep. Steve King, center, R-Iowa, and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speak with a reporter at the Capitol as the House of Representatives continues a temporary recess on Dec. 11 in Washington.

Why D.C. is up in arms about derivatives ... again

Dec 11, 2014
On the spending bill chopping block: A section of the Dodd-Frank Regulatory Reform bill. So what does it do exactly?
Posted In: Congress, budget, congressional budget, Derivatives
Consumer Spending Rises Sharply During Month Of March

PODCAST: The shoppers who never showed

May 13, 2014
China wrangles with its credit bubble. And a look at cities that give budget power directly to citizens.
Posted In: consumer behavior, China, budget

'Participatory budgeting' goes to the White House

May 13, 2014
One town gives residents $2.4 million to budget however they see fit.
Posted In: budget, white house, budget hero

Why you should budget, even if you're broke

Apr 18, 2014
Creating a budget is an important part of smart financial planning. But sticking to a budget when you have very little money can be overwhelming.
Posted In: budget, Personal Finance

Obama's tough sell on early childhood spending

Mar 3, 2014
Part of the President's budget proposal focuses on an initiative expanding early childhood development programs.
Posted In: head start, budget

No high-fives in Washington, despite budget deal

Jan 17, 2014
President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Posted In: Unemployment, budget, Barack Obama

Surprise! 6 items still in the omnibus budget bill

Jan 14, 2014
Six government programs the government is still funding. Believe it or not.
Posted In: Congress, budget

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