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How the IRS is Hurting Taxpayers

Written by Brittany Stepniak
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 Brittany Stepniak
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 Brittany Stepniak
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...

Hidden Cost of Retirement Fees

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 26, 2013

Every 0.5% in retirement fees delays your retirement by 16 months.

Retirement Plan Fees

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 26, 2013

The entire system is engineered to slowly siphon off the wealth of average Americans a few pennies at a time.

How Obama's Climate Speech Will Affect Energy Investing

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 25, 2013

As President Obama prepares to give his climate speech, energy investors are wondering what to expect. Here's how you can play the sector...

Compost 101

Written by Adam English
Posted June 25, 2013

Composting seems like a giant pain, but it really isn't. It's going to happen one way or another. The only questions are how quick it'll happen and how useful it is to you.

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

Written by Adam English
Posted June 25, 2013

Asia's richest man just dropped billions on a sure bet, one that we may all have overlooked...

Another Market Bubble In Housing?

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted June 24, 2013

The same numbers that indicate improvements in the housing market have others concerned things are getting too good too quickly. What are the implications?

Marc Faber: Government is a Cancer on the Economy

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 24, 2013

The biggest crisis in America is the fact that government makes up 50 percent of the economy...

The Profits of Doom

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 24, 2013

Our favorite gloom-and-doomers weigh in on the recent market crash and share the moves they are making to protect their wealth...