The Hidden Threats from Your ‘Smart’ Home

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesJuly 28, 2014
Whether you’re use home automation technology to remotely regulate the heat in your house, help write your grocery...

GOP Thinks Twice About Backing Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesJuly 28, 2014
The Heritage Foundation, one of Washington’s preeminent right-wing think tanks, has a reputation for pulling no...

Good (and Bad) Things to Buy This August

By Lindsay Sakraida,dealnews.comJuly 28, 2014
August is a brilliant month for many reasons. It's veering towards the end of the summer season, which means...

Why States Want a Bite of Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies

By Adrienne Lu,StatelineJuly 28, 2014
Now that consumers can use digital currencies like bitcoin to buy rugs from Overstock.com , pay for Peruvian pork...
		<p>Significant defense savings can be achieved by simply relocating a fraction of our troops in Europe to the United States. The Cold War ended more than 20 years ago, and we no longer need to station troops in Europe to hold the line against the Soviet

The Credit Trap That’s Ensnaring Our Soldiers

By Paul Kiel,ProPublicaJuly 28, 2014
Army Spc. Angel Aguirre needed a washer and dryer. Money was tight, and neither Aguirre, 21, nor his wife had much...

Sorry, Hillary: The Russian ‘Reset’ Never Worked

By Andrew L. Peek,The Fiscal TimesJuly 27, 2014
Politics – and history – are beset by mythology. In the netherworld of America’s political subconscious, John F...

Why Perry’s National Guard Border Fix Is Fraught with Danger

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesJuly 27, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent announcement to send 1,000 National Guard troops to the border to help handle the...

Why Israel, Under Siege from All Sides, Stands Firm

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesJuly 27, 2014
Hamas breaks an Israeli-backed ceasefire, which gives credence to Israeli arguments about why it refuses to stop...

Big-Cap Earnings and Economic Reports Dominate Markets

By Patti Domm,CNBCJuly 27, 2014
A crush of big-cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September combine to make the...

Why the CIA Fears the Internet of Things

By Patrick Tucker,Defense OneJuly 27, 2014
The major themes defining geo-security for the coming decades were explored at a forum on “The Future of Warfare”...

Why Movies on Netflix Just Don’t Matter Anymore

By Josh Herr,The Fiscal TimesJuly 26, 2014
This week Netflix made several announcements regarding their streaming properties that will forever change the...
Four places to put money you’ll need shortly.

These 4 Numbers Determine Your Financial Fitness

By Beth Pinsker,ReutersJuly 25, 2014
Trying to take your financial temperature? It's not just a matter of how much money you have in the bank. There...

EU Moves Toward Limited Sanctions Against Russia

By Adriana Croft and Barbara Lewis,ReutersJuly 25, 2014
The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its...