Is the Ex-Im Bank even needed?

A recent response from the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request made by Americans for Limited Government she...

June 11th, 2015 |  


Your midyear financial checkup

Setting a few hours aside for a midyear financial checkup in June or July can help you review how you’re doing with savings, investing, spending...

June 10th, 2015 |  


Obama’s loaded gun on trade

If 2016 does not work out the way every one hopes, Republicans will have nobody to blame but themselves.Votes in favor of trade authority for Presiden...

June 10th, 2015 |  



Why run for office?

I spend a fair amount of time talking to students and other young people about Congress and politics in general, and I’ve noticed something. It ...

June 10th, 2015 |  


Looking for work? Plan a money-smart job search

A successful job search goes well beyond snagging the title and the paycheck. From the day you start looking until the day you’re hired, there a...

June 9th, 2015 |  


Challenging breath-alcohol tests

Challenging breath-alcohol tests

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June 9th, 2015 |  


Ex-Im Bank’s cozy relationship with private lender

In the current Congressional debate over whether the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) should be reauthorized, one aspect of its activities has received...

June 9th, 2015 |  


Jobs data: Big growth predictor or false indicator?

It is numbers day again, the day where the Labor Department reports last month’s unemployment figures to much fanfare.This month, clues will be ...

June 8th, 2015 |  


A taste of things to come for electricity consumers and generators

One year ago, Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, announced the controversial centerpiece of the Obama administration&...

June 8th, 2015 |  


America’s lost decade

The U.S. economy contracted at an inflation-adjusted 0.7 percent in the first quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports in its latest update.Th...

June 8th, 2015 |