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Edward Snowden: Hero or Criminal?

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted July 3, 2013

Edward Snowden: Hero or Criminal? Americans are sharply divided on their opinion of Edward Snowden. Several polls lately have come to varying conclusions... In fact, 54% of Americans think Edward Snowden should be criminally charged, according to Pew Research

New (And Ridiculous) Taxes

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted July 2, 2013

July 1st is the day when many states implement new taxes, and it seems like they get more ridiculous as they go...

How Silver is Mined

Written by Adam English
Posted July 2, 2013

Check out a video describing the whole silver mining process.

Sell Me Your Silver

Written by Adam English
Posted July 2, 2013

Long-term fundamentals are stronger than ever. We haven't seen a better time to buy silver in years.

Ending Washington's Student Loan Addiction

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted July 1, 2013

Interest rates on student loans have doubled. So what's next for a new generation of job-seekers?

Why Silver Prices Will Rise

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted July 1, 2013

Silver prices keep falling, and several major banks have lowered their silver price expectations. Will it ever rebound?

Warren Buffett on Dividends

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 1, 2013

Simplicity is key when it comes to investing. As the legendary Warren Buffett says, "I don't look to jump over seven-foot bars: I look around for one-foot bars that I can step over. "

Get Rich Slowly

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted July 1, 2013

As Treasuries rise, investors are flocking out of dividends. Bad idea, guys...

How the IRS is Hurting Taxpayers

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted June 28, 2013

You may think budget cuts for the IRS is a good thing. But when a lack of oversight leads to conservative targeting and wild parties, more money could be what is needed...

Are Congressmen Worth $107,000 Per Year in Retirement?

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 28, 2013

Altogether, about 75 new retirees will add to the estimated $28 million in yearly pension costs for Congress.

How Your Retirement Compares to Congress'

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 28, 2013

"Congress has a retirement plan that would make any Fortune 500 executive blush." -CNBC

Where To Retire Abroad

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted June 27, 2013

Retiring in the U.S. can be a daunting task. But sometimes moving to paradise can actually be the better option...

Sequestration Hurts, Congress Doesn't Help

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 27, 2013

You won't believe this...

The Sequester Scheme: Worse than You Thought

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 27, 2013

Obama may be pressured to cancel his multi-million-dollar African safari, but even that won't do much to help the military men, students, and middle-class workers from the pain of sequestration.

Financial Mistakes You Might Be Making

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted June 26, 2013

There a number of mistakes many baby boomers and retirees have been making, particularly since the 2008 financial crisis. Avoid these to secure a happy retirement...