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Best Ways to Save Money and Stay Safe in 2013

My suggested New Year’s resolutions, based on sharp advice from some of the best consumer advocates I know! I always look forward to January, seizing it as an opportunity to clean my slate and start anew. This New Year is no ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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When Will the Deficit Hit $10 Trillion? 2036? 2057? But So What?

Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at rates of annual deficit spending in real and nominal dollars and projects a response to reader Jack Doyle’s question. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Can a Lifelong Housewife Get Social Security?

  cashlamb: My Social Security benefits are $1000 a month. I haven’t received a check for 44 months (because I changed my address and my bank account closed). I called the Social Security Administration and they res...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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House Passes Deal to Avert ‘Cliff’

The bill’s passage sealed a hard-won political triumph for President Obama. By: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The 7 Best Books for Your Money and Career

These excellent guides will help you invest better, plan for retirement and find inspiring work By Chris Farrell | October 22, 2012 Chris Farrell is economics editor for APM’s Marketplace Money, a syndicated personal fi...
by Michael Cadenhead