Next year, Scottish voters will get to decide if they want to remain a part of the United Kingdom. What economic challenges would an independent Scotland face?
Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for the past 300 years, but many Scots think it's a bad deal. Scotland is home to most of the U.K.'s oil and gas production in the North Sea.
Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.