Washington D.C.


President Obama pushes for payroll tax extension

Dec 6, 2011
A tax hike could be in store for all Americans at the start of next year if Republicans and Democrats in Washington can't agree. The current payroll tax cuts put money into the pockets of consumers.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., President Obama, payroll tax

CFPB at a standstill until director is approved

Dec 5, 2011
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can investigate complaints, but that's about it -- at least until a head of the bureau is approved by Congress.
Posted In: CFPB, Washington D.C., politics

Do payroll tax cuts help the economy?

Dec 2, 2011
The Senate yesterday failed to agree on a deal that would extend payroll tax cuts, a key part of President Obama's stimulus
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., Senate, payroll tax

Fairfax, Va.: Land of corporate headquarters and 4.6 percent unemployment

Nov 28, 2011
One country in Virginia is managing to survive and prosper even as the country at large has ongoing financial problems.
Posted In: Washington D.C., unemployment, Virginia

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mortgage applications hit a three-month high, Ivory Coast 'nationalizes' cocoa

Mar 9, 2011
More people are applying for mortgages than at anytime in the past three months. That's according to the Mortgage Bankers Association....
Posted In: AT&T, Britain, cocoa, Gaddafi, Hershey, Ivory Coast, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Oil, Sprint, T-Mobile, United Nations, Verizon, Washington D.C.