Teachers Aren’t the Enemy

Public school teachers and their unions are under a sustained assault that is still unfolding. In 2010 Michelle Rhee, f...

How Socialists Built America

If there’s one constant in the elite national discourse of the moment, it is the claim that America was founded...

The People’s Budget

Budget of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Fiscal Year 2012 Executive Summary Budgets are more than collections ...

‘The Shining’ — national debt edition

Remember that great scene in the 1980 film classic, “The Shining,” when the wife comes upon the typewriter of the...

‘Strategic defaulters’ pay bills on time and plan ahead, study finds

Some borrowers can’t keep up with their mortgage payments because they’re struggling to make ends meet. Others cho...

FHA Offers New Energy Efficiency Loan

Homeowners can borrow up to $25,000 for home energy improvements under a new FHA home equity loan program announced t...

Mortgage denied: Sometimes, for no good reason

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Getting a mortgage just keeps getting tougher, and many homebuyers are getting rejected for loan...

6 ways to ensure a remodeling project pays off

(Money Magazine) -- Just a few years ago you could count on getting the bulk of your money back for...

Study Finds Solar Panels Increase Home Values

All those homeowners who have been installing residential solar panels over the last decade may find it was a more...

Michigan Emergency Manager Robert Bobb Issues Layoff Notice to All Detroit Public School Teachers

We’ve discussed Rick Snyder’s “Emergency Financial Manager” bill in this space previously. Now it’s time to t...

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