‘Guardians’ Tops 2014 Box Office, but Can’t Save Hollywood’s Summer

By Josh Herr,The Fiscal TimesSeptember 1, 2014
Marvel’s cuddly sci-fi action comedy “Guardians of the Galaxy” surpassed Marvel’s grim “Captain America: The...
A White House advisor suggests a federal sales tax as a remedy for the nation's soaring debt problem.

Why You Shouldn’t Shop on Labor Day Monday

By Julie Halpert,CNBCSeptember 1, 2014
Fay Gold, a resident of Potomac, Maryland, will not be heading to the mall this weekend or going online to...
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Air Travel Takes a Complicated New Turn

By Michelle Singletary,The Washington PostSeptember 1, 2014
If you pay good money for an airline ticket, should you be free without guilt to recline your seat? Likewise, if...

Feinstein Takes Obama to Task for Caution on ISIS

By Maureen Mackey,The Fiscal TimesAugust 31, 2014
President Obama is taking his time developing a strategy for dealing with the growing threat posed by ISIS – the...

Questioning the Connection Between Poverty and Crime

By John Grgurich,The Fiscal TimesAugust 31, 2014
A new study suggests the link between poverty and criminal behavior is not a given.

Why September Is the Most Volatile Month for Stocks

By Patti Domm,CNBCAugust 31, 2014
After a sluggish late August, September promises to pack a punch—with enough major events to influence the course...
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Guns for Kids Won’t Look Real in California

By Joaquin Palomino,ReutersAugust 30, 2014
The California State Senate gave final legislative approval on Thursday to a bill that would require certain...

10 Best Spots for Boating Enthusiasts in the U.S.

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
Whether you’re an avid boater or simply enjoy sailing a few weekends a year, purchasing a home in one of the...

Cameron on ISIS: Tougher Talk But Still No Strategy

By Rob Garver and Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
David Cameron on Friday gave a much better speech on the threat of ISIS than Barack Obama did the day before. But...

How a 15-Year-Old Investor Beat the Market

By Suzanne McGee,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
When Alice Finn, a veteran wealth manager, set up small investment accounts to help teach her two children basic...
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A Radical Way for Ukraine to Fight and Defeat Russia

By Andrew L. Peek,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
The image of Russian tanks advancing through southeastern Ukraine should be deeply embarrassing to Americans. Not...

Post Office Paid $287K for Trucks It Can’t Find

By Maureen Mackey,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
As numbers go, $287,000 may seem like a drop in the bucket compared to Washington's astronomical spending totals...

Obama Plays the Long Game with ISIS and Ukraine

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesAugust 29, 2014
With twin crises raging in Eastern Europe and the Middle East as the month of August winds to a close, the Obama...