It is easy to think of 2008 as a terrible year for your finances, but there is a silver lining – lessons learned.
A fiat paper money regime always becomes autocratic or fascist toward the last days of its existence. This is the time when the State makes war on its own people because paper money, personal freedom and privacy are incompatible. Paper money builds centralized power in the State and diminishes the individual.
Ahead of the finalization of President-elect Barack Obama’s proposed economic stimulus bill, a number of groups have been lobbying for a share of the money.
Gold prices moved past $870 per ounce in Friday trading after a week of steady rises.
President-elect Barack Obama has promised a stimulus plan for the country that could create or save millions of jobs – but will it work?
After receiving billions of dollars in taxpayer bailout money, banks are unable to describe how they have used the funds, it has emerged.
This week, the Federal Reserve approved new regulations for the credit card industry which are aimed at protecting consumers.
As the hearings regarding the impeachment of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich continue, the state attorney general has denied a request that state taxpayers fund his defense.
Ponzi schemes – in which existing investors are paid with new investors’ money – have been in the news a lot lately, with the revelation of Bernard Madoff’s fraudulent investment fund sending ripples across the world.
By the end of this year, American homeowners could be facing a collective loss of $2 trillion on their properties’ value, new figures reveal.