In a speech delivered in New York on Monday, and coinciding with the first anniversary of the collapse of investment bank Lehman Brothers, President Obama said regulation was urgently needed and he cautioned financial industry representatives not to try to block it.
The molecular basis of the metabolism of selenium – a trace element that is key to human health – has been discovered and detailed in a new article.
Tea lovers may be happy to learn that their favorite drink has just been found to be like a fountain of youth.
According to the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation (AFSAEF), readying one’s finances for emergencies such as natural disasters is a critical yet often-overlooked part of the preparation process.
Media reports suggest excessive government spending has not ended with the bailouts of financial companies and the stimulus bill, as estimates suggests earmarks have grown from last year.
Despite the fallout from Representative Joe Wilson’s outburst, in which he accused President Obama of lying on the healthcare issue, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) says there is evidence the government is not truthful about publicly-funded healthcare for illegal immigrants.
Opponents of estate tax may have received new ammunition with the publication of a study which says the provision’s repeal will contribute to economic growth and enhance government revenue.
In an eagerly awaited speech delivered before Congress on Wednesday, President Obama failed to rule out a government-run health insurance option as part of healthcare reform.
As global stock markets have rallied in recent weeks, the funding status of the typical U.S. corporate pension plan has increased, according to an asset management company.
The U.S. and Canada share a 5,525-mile border, famously styled as “the longest undefended border in the world.” But Americans are crossing that border, not to conquer, but to become Canadian citizens and reduce their U.S. tax liability to zero. Read this article to learn what is involved in gaining Canadian citizenship and how it may be financially beneficial to do so…
President Obama’s key environmental advisor has resigned after a petition he signed that suggested the 9/11 attacks were conducted with the knowledge of the previous administration was revealed online by bloggers.
A new survey has looked at how corporate pension funds have adjusted their investment programs in response to the economic downturn, including reducing their equity allocations and replacing fund managers.
The list of reasons why parents may want to turn off the computer and send their kids outdoors has just grown longer, as a new study found obese youngsters are at a greater risk for developing allergies than their leaner peers.
As wildfires are raging in California it may be useful to keep some survival tips in mind, as fire is a type of emergency that can happen anywhere and anytime.
According to new research, a compound called naringenin, which is a flavonoid found in citrus fruit, may become a valuable tool in the fight to prevent the onset of metabolic syndrome.
Identity theft, a falling dollar, rising inflation and an intrusive, over-reaching government are among the topics dominating the headlines these days. And they are frightening headlines, especially for those who aren’t prepared to protect themselves. But Mark Nestmann’s The Lifeboat Strategy: Legally Protecting Wealth and Privacy in the 21st Century can give you the information you need and the steps to follow to help you to deal with today’s legal, economic and political uncertainties. Nestmann is not just an author writing about a subject he has researched. As president of The Nestmann Group, Ltd., an international consultancy, he assists individuals in achieving their wealth preservation and privacy goals.
Eight years ago terrorists used airliners as weapons against the U.S. A lot has happened since then, not all of it good. Now the government uses laws like the American Patriot Act to spy on Americans. Read this article to get a recap of some of what has transpired in eight years…
Fifty years ago the United States was the largest producer of oil and a net exporter. Today its number one import is crude oil. Each year the United States spends nearly $300 billion on foreign petroleum. But oil is not the only resource in short supply. Read this article to learn what other commodities are in short supply and what action you can take to benefit financially from the knowledge…
A new survey compared leading Republican politicians’ strength as potential challengers to President Obama in the 2012 general election, and found Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee to be leading the pack.
The cancer treatment using bicarbonate soda and maple syrup—mixed together and heated to bind the two—delivers natural chemotherapy that kills cancer cells. But this natural method greatly reduces the horrendous side effects that seem to go hand-in-hand with most of the traditional chemotherapy treatments. Since cancer loves sugar, when the cancer cells gobble up the mixture, the baking soda kills them before they can grow. Find out the details in this article…
Precious metal prices rallied on Wednesday as U.S. economic data caused the dollar to weaken again and prompted investors to look for safety.