November Deals You Must Know Before Black Friday

By Lindsay Sakraida,dealnews.comOctober 31, 2014
We finally made it to November, one of the happiest months for budget-conscious shopping. Not surprisingly, many...

ISIS at Top of Agenda When Congress Returns

By Patricia Zengerle,ReutersOctober 31, 2014
When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began...
		<p>The  sequester spending cuts account for just 17 percent of the $479 billion Americans spent on gasoline in 2012.</p>

Gas Prices Are About to Hit a Key Symbolic Mark

By Yuval Rosenberg,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
Drivers, get pumped. The national average price of gas is set to drop below $3 a gallon on Saturday, marking the...

Want to Earn a Six-Figure Salary? Move to Asia

By Chris Pash,Business InsiderOctober 30, 2014
The quickest way to earn between $200,000 and $300,000 a year may be to become an expatriate in Asia. China has...
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Why the GOP Looks Like a Sure Bet to Take the Senate

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
In the latest sign Republicans may be wrapping things up in next Tuesday’s midterm election, University of...

The U.S.’s $7 Billion War on Drugs Helped Grow Afghanistan’s Heroin Biz

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
Instead of eradicating opium production in Afghanistan, the U.S. government’s massive $7.6 billion war on drugs in...

The U.S. Shale Boom May Be Shorter Than Predicted

By Nick Cunningham,Oilprice.comOctober 30, 2014
A new study has cast serious doubt on whether the much-ballyhooed U.S. shale oil and gas revolution has long-term...
		<p>Face it: You might not ever cash in airline miles for a ticket. That's why some experienced fliers opt for affinity cards or programs with perks that make their trips easier right now, says Douglas Stallings, senior editor for cruises and resorts at

When It's Worth Springing for the Travel Upgrade

By Laura Vogel,LearnVestOctober 30, 2014
Whether you’re a road warrior who spends more days out of town than at home, or you take pleasure-only getaways,...

Good GDP Numbers Put U.S. at Top of a Middling Heap

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
The U.S. grew at a solid 3.5 percent annualized rate in the third quarter, which economists took as a sign that...

Employers Push to Prepare for Mobile Job Hunters

By Beth Braverman,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
If you’re thinking about finding a new job in this improving economy, chances are you’re using your phone or...
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The Hidden Risks in Your Credit Card's Fine Print

By Jeanine Skowronski,BankrateOctober 30, 2014
Credit card agreements aren't exactly user-friendly. "They're written by lawyers and they're worded in a way that...

Debate Over Long-Term Debt Is Rekindled in Midterms

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesOctober 30, 2014
A “Grand Bargain” of budget cuts and entitlement and tax reforms is back in the news – with some lawmakers in this...

Gun Battle Plays Out in Washington State Campaign

By Victoria Cavaliere,ReutersOctober 30, 2014
A ballot measure to tighten background checks for gun buyers in Washington state, which is reeling from a deadly...