Government

April 23, 2014

The Richer You Are, the Longer You'll Live

Money may not buy love, but it appears to buy years. Economist Barry Bosworth at the Brookings Institution crunched the numbers and found that the richer […]
April 21, 2014

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Here’s a sobering statistic – there are roughly 37 million young workers in the U.S. saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, who may never catch […]
April 17, 2014

Debt Near the Bottom of Parents' Financial Concerns

America’s parents worry more about inflation and setting a good financial example for their kids than taking on too much debt, a survey shows. In T. […]
April 16, 2014

Chances of Getting Audited by IRS Lowest in Years

As millions of Americans raced to meet yesterday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and […]
April 15, 2014

A Roundup of 2014 Tax Day Freebies

Here’s a Tax Day stumper: Would you rather pay your taxes – or eat a cookie? Pay your taxes – or get a massage? Pay your […]
April 9, 2014

New "Heartbleed:" Bug Poses Major Threat to User Data

A newly discovered security bug nicknamed Heartbleed has exposed millions of usernames, passwords and reportedly credit card numbers — a major problem that hackers could have […]
April 7, 2014

It's a Bad Time to Be a Young American …

The future of America is concerning, considering youth unemployment has been “way too high for way too long,” said the president of Generation Opportunity, a national, […]