Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:32 pm
By Stephen Pounds ·

The gross national debt stands at $19 trillion, equaling 106% of the country’s gross domestic product, and under Clinton or Trump it would grow even larger.

Friday, February 08, 2013 6:46 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Rich folks and poor folks clash on how to fix the national debt, and some rich folks are hightailing it out of the country.

Friday, May 20, 2011 2:31 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

By now you’ve heard that judgment day is at hand. The rapture is scheduled to unfold on Saturday, May 21. And with all the natural disasters and global political unrest we’ve had lately, it doesn’t seem so far-fetched. In preparation for this event, I have made no retirement planning changes whatsoever. In fact, I expect to

Thursday, March 17, 2011 10:06 am
By Kay Bell ·

Last December as Congress was debating what to do about expiring tax laws, a CBS News poll found that 73 percent of Americans believed the budget deficit was a very serious problem. How did more than half of those surveyed suggest reducing the deficit? By letting the Bush-era tax cuts for those in the higher