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Here's How the Election Could Impact Your Wallet

It's Trump versus Clinton. Find out how the presidential shakedown will affect you where it truly hurts — your wallet.

Americans Spend Less Than Other Countries on These 9 Items

Americans may spend big on health care and education, but we save big bucks on these common purchases, on average. Do you?

Americans Spend More Than Other Countries On These 10 Things

Americans are known to be big spenders. Here's how our spending habits stack up with the rest of the world.

Shadow Government Statistics - Is the government manipulating numbers to make the economy look better than it really is?

About a year ago I wrote an article about the Consumer Price Index that made some friends say that I am a conspiracy theorist, but apparently I am not alone in believing that the g

We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

Today my friend sent me an article titled "We Have Met the Enemy" by Knight Kiplinger, the Editor in Chief of Kiplinger publications. It is a blunt article pointing out that Americ

Book review: Reinventing Collapse

Do you think the United States is about to collapse? Dmitry Orlov does, but you don't have to agree with him to learn a lot from his new book, which is packed with useful tips on

The Questionable Aspects of The Housing Bailout Bill - H.R. 3221

In my last article I wrote about the one aspect of the $300 billion dollar housing bailout that I thought made sense, but the full text of the bill known as H.R. 3221 is over 700