You aren’t doomed.
You aren’t doomed.
Hint: It can be a convoluted and expensive process in a city where, according to the Department of Justice, officials have consistently set maximizing revenue as the priority for law enforcement.
Greece is in a showdown this week with European leaders over the terms of its huge bailout, which expires on Feb. 28 and provides vital financial support. Update: Athens submitted a proposed workaround on Thursday morning.
“It’s just a matter of time before everyone recognizes that parting is the best strategy,” the former Fed chair told the BBC.
A history of credit cards, late payments, defaults, and living beyond my means. How I got there — and how I’m getting out.
Things just got trill
It’s all here — everything from how the crisis could affect global poverty to why a New York hedge fund manager seized a three-mast sailing ship.
We’re poor, entitled narcissists. OK, we get it: We’re the worrrrrst.
Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill was speaking in Kansas City as part of her “McCaskill on Main Street” tour on Wednesday.
Check to see how you measure up!
The Sundance documentary Ivory Tower investigates the college industrial complex — and comes to some sobering conclusions.
401(k), IRA, retirement, oh my!
Plus a map that tracks every F-bomb on Twitter, the world’s first synthetic bladder, and two fossilized bugs caught in the act.
Besides horrible, unending sadness.
Buried in the earnings statements of financial companies are hints of problems with student loan repayments.
Are we ready to do it again?
Vivendi’s sale of the giant video game company signals a very real chance that the world’s largest music group could wind up on the block. Less and less reason to stay together.
Most of Apple’s $145 billion in cash is parked overseas, so issuing debt allows the company to avoid the tax hit that money would be subject to if brought back to the U.S.
Americans now owe $1 trillion in student loan debt. Here’s what that money could buy.
Plans for a roundtable discussion this week. “The reality is, many of the decision-makers on Capitol Hill are in their 60s and 70s,” says Schock.
Comity after a protest at a conference on the debt. “They just gave my speech,” says Portman.
What a terrible way to start the month.
Crossroads GPS — the advocacy group founded by Karl Rove — announced the start of a major television spending campaign over the next month. The ads will air in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio and Virginia and address the nation’s debt and the slow economic recovery.
A new web video out by the Republican National Committee shows Obama in Senate debate criticizing President Bush as “most fiscally irresponsible administration” in recent memory. Obama calls the debt “an enormous problem.”
“Never get involved in politics if you have to win an election to pay a mortgage,” dad told Mitt. Rubio has two mortgages, a home equity loan, and a student loan.
One of our richest people (he seems to bounce between the numbers one and two slots) has come out in favor of tax increases on the wealthy. Now can we start doing that? I mean he said it was okay.
President Obama signed the bill to raise the debt ceiling today, avoiding a potentially catastrophic blow to the United States economy. In the process, however, he had to sign off on a $2 trillion deficit reduction plan his own party thinks is too drastic and Republicans think isn’t drastic enough. Politics is the great art of disappointment. View List ›
No matter how you feel about the debt bill drama, at least everyone can agree that this moment was awesome. Making a surprise return to the House of Representatives, her first since being gravely wounded in the Tuscon shooting spree, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords drew thunderous applause from members of both parties and voted for the debt bill. By all accounts, she looked great and there wasn’t a dry eye in the House. The bill passed 269-161. View List ›
John McCain recently compared the Tea Party to a bunch of Hobbits. What if they were actually Hobbits? Using an ancient Hobbit name generator, here are the furry-footed names of some Tea Party notables. View List ›