Pause investing for a luxury?
July 6, 2015 Dear Dave, Where should you save for large expenditures when you’re doing the Baby Steps? — Heath Dear Heath, Depending on what the expenditure is, I would suggest saving for these sorts of things... more »»
Europe’s real existential crisis
July 6, 2015 However the Greek crisis ends, whether with Athens leaving the eurozone, or submitting and accepting austerity at the dictates of its creditors, the European Union appears headed for an existential... more »»
It’s all Greek to me ... and them
July 5, 2015 If you asked a classroom of kids to draw a picture of Greece what do you think it would look like? About a third of the kids would hear the word “grease” and draw either a puddle of oily sludge that... more »»
Meet Kelly, your tour guide
July 5, 2015 When I was in Cub Scouts, I learned some pretty valuable lessons, the most important being if your mom is the troop leader she gives all the other scouts the good cookies. more »»
Fireworks in the grains
July 4, 2015 The grain markets had one of their most explosive weeks in over a year, despite a holiday-shortened trading week. more »»
Supreme Court disasters
July 4, 2015 Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. more »»
Must hummingbirds see red?
July 3, 2015 Dear Heloise: I know you have written about HUMMINGBIRDS, and I have a question: Is it necessary that the nectar be red? I have seen it sold both ways. -- Kayla, via email. more »»
Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged
July 3, 2015 WASHINGTON -- In 1824, in retirement 37 years after serving as the Constitutional Convention's prime mover, James Madison, 73, noted that the 1787 "language of our Constitution is already undergoing... more »»
The GOP's Supreme Court blues
July 3, 2015 WASHINGTON -- The sudden breakdown of the conservative majority bloc on the Supreme Court in its two critical rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage has thrown the large field of 2016 Republican... more »»
$248 a Minute
July 2, 2015 Florida’s Disney World bills itself “the happiest place on Earth.” But last year, some Disney World employees made so little they became homeless. Meanwhile, Disney paid CEO Robert Iger $46.5 million. more »»
Say goodbye to trans fat
July 1, 2015 Have you been wondering why the FDA just recently banned trans fat? Well, it definitely has been the topic of discussion in the media latel. more »»
So you think you can’t save?
June 30, 2015 According to Moody Analytics, young Americans have stopped saving money. And by young, we are talking about adults under age 35 — the so-called millennial generation. more »»