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.'
May 21, 2012
How do you recommend investing funds in an emergency savings account? Peter, Cherry Hill, NJ
May 17, 2012
The Federal Reserve and lawmakers in Washington are warning of a fiscal cliff coming at the end of the year.
May 7, 2012
When estimating expenses in retirement, it's good to think about family and friends, as well as the mortgage, utilities, food, clothes, and other financial-planning staples.
Apr 5, 2012
The city of Detroit has a projected a deficit of more than $200 million his year -- and it could run out of money by June. Last night, Detroit's city council narrowly passed a controversial deal with the State of Michigan.
Mar 29, 2012
The GOP casts itself as the party of fiscal discipline. The Paul Ryan budget blueprint does not close deficits until around 2040.
Mar 2, 2012
Kids are expensive! Author Carmen Wong Ulrich discusses the serious financial decisions to-be parents should be thinking about.
Mar 2, 2012
Jacqueline Byers' salary is in the low $40,000 range, but she budgets, tracks her spending and saves up for what she really loves -- travel.
Feb 27, 2012
Mars researchers are meeting with NASA today to figure out if there's a way to pay for future trips to the red planet.
Feb 16, 2012
Do Americans agree with President Obama's latest budget proposal? Gallup's editor-in-chief Frank Newport explains what Americans want the government to cut and spend more money on.