Gas prices are low, and heading lower, but can we thank politicians for it?
George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin — these people have a number of things in common. They are all famous U.S. figures. (No, they were not all U.S. presidents.) Their faces are all on U.S. currency. And they are all men. Indeed, all U.S. paper currency notes bear the faces of American forefathers
The president is stepping away from Social Security. But entitlements and taxes need attention eventually.
A new report may have hurt the White House’s case for a higher minimum wage, though it’s providing fuel to both sides.
House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a federal budget aimed at avoiding government shutdowns through next year.
President Barack Obama nominates Janet Yellen to be the next Federal Reserve Chair.
Five years after the economy collapsed, the president gave a speech on all the work still ahead.
Forget the flashy actively managed funds. For retirement, the Obamas use index funds.
Prospects are dim for bold legislation, even after President Obama pushes for it in his State of the Union. Budget cuts and a new Treasury chief are discussion topics.
Regardless of how you feel about the results of the 2012 election, it’s a good bet your bank’s not too crazy about them.