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Advice on feeding a family of four with just $50

Oct 26, 2012
It is possible to eat healthy, filling food for a relatively small amount of money. A recipe taster from Cooking Light Magazine tells us how to do it.
Posted In: Food, budget, groceries

France unveils strict measures to fix budget

Sep 28, 2012
The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Posted In: France, Taxes, budget

Paul Ryan's deficit plan could learn from UK

Sep 4, 2012
GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan wants to slash the deficit through major spending cuts. A similar plan is already being carried out in the UK.
Posted In: budget, budget deficit

Inside vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's budget plan

Aug 13, 2012
Wisconsin congressman and now Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in Iowa today, talking with voters at the state fair. It'll be Ryan's first solo-appearance since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate on Saturday.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, budget, Mitt Romney

Frugal travels

Aug 3, 2012
Meg Favreau of Wisebread.com shares tips on how to travel well without emptying your wallet.
Posted In: vacation, traveling, frugal, budget

Personal finance suggestions for grandson

Jun 22, 2012
What do you recommend I get for my grandson who is in his third year of college and has no idea of how to manage his meager funds? William, Amherst, MA
Posted In: college finances, budget, personal finance basics, personal finance books

Budgeting 101

Jun 1, 2012
Can you recommend a book on how to put yourself on a budget? Thank you, Elizabeth, Unionville, PA
Posted In: budget, Saving, spending, personal finance books

Should Washington act to prevent a 'fiscal cliff'?

May 23, 2012
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a study yesterday warning of a U.S. recession if lawmakers let the Bush-era tax cuts expire and enact a round of automatic spending cuts -- allowing for a 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: recession, budget, Fiscal policy, Bush tax cuts

Emergency Fund 101

May 21, 2012
How do you recommend investing funds in an emergency savings account? Peter, Cherry Hill, NJ
Posted In: emergency savings, Savings, family finances, budget

U.S. could be heading off a fiscal cliff in 2013

May 17, 2012
The Federal Reserve and lawmakers in Washington are warning of a fiscal cliff coming at the end of the year.
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