politics

9 Things to Know Before Retiring Abroad

The retirement of your dreams might include becoming an expat. Before you leave the U.S., it's important to know what to expect.

Are We Headed Toward a Bull or Bear Market?

The stock market's movements are anybody's guess, but a few key factors can hint at either a bull or a bear.

6 Conversation Tricks That'll Get You Out of a Political Discussion

Slide out of a tough political fight unscathed with these smart tactics.

4 Ways Your Money Can Support Your Values

Want to give back without going broke? Use your everyday finances as a means of funding your values.

10 Unprofessional Habits That Could Kill Your Career

Leave your foul mouth and ripped jeans at home. You're killing your career!

5 Unexpected Costs of Political Activism

Protesters are out in force right now. And while taking a stand is important in many ways, there are financial and personal risks to consider.

8 World Currencies That Took a Hit in 2016

In the midst of political uncertainty and economic stress, these eight world currencies took a tumble in '16.

Will Your Brand Boycott Actually Make a Difference?

A boycott may make you feel like you're fighting the good fight. Just don't expect to win.

The Real Cost of Moving to Canada (If That's Your Post-Election Plan)

The divisive '16 election has folks eyeing our neighbor to the north. Seriously. But what would it cost to "flee" to Canada?

5 Things Millennials Can Learn About Saving Money From Gen-X

Millennials may think they have it all down, but Gen X can impart some serious spending wisdom when it comes to shopping.

4 Financial Reasons to Keep Your Political Views Private

These days, sharing political views is as easy as hitting "Enter." But the aftermath can be much greater than a heated debate.

Three reasons to stop freaking out about socialism

McCain-Palin are trying to paint the Obama-Biden ticket as a bunch of socialist nutjobs. But 'socialism' isn't nearly the red menace that they are making it out to be, and McCain h

Would you sell your vote?

Being a humble Green Card holder, I don’t have a vote here in the US (makes me wonder about that old “no taxation without representation” line, but that’s another story). Anyway, a

The Gas Tax Holiday; don’t fall for it.

Both John McCain and Hillary Clinton are proposing a new Gas Tax Holiday that will run during the summer months, bringing “much needed relief” at the pumps. But will it? More than

Does it pay to be a jerk?

Ann Coulter recently managed to remind us that she's still around by saying yet another stupid thing. Now, I'm not going to defend or attack Coulter. [more]