Is that expense really an 'emergency'?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I are working the Baby Steps, and we have our budget in place. Sometimes the budget gets busted because of home improvements and more…

IKEA furniture recommendations based on zodiac

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Adweek) Ikea continues its pairing of austere design and New Age pseudo-friendliness with a campaign that uses customers' Chinese zodiac signs to help them shop. BBH Asia Pacific more…

Business lobbyist: U.S. 'taking from the young'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The top lobbyist in Washington for American business warned in unusually stark terms on Wednesday that younger Americans will face diminished economic prospects in coming years unless more…

Woman sues McDonald's over hot coffee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) A woman has filed suit against McDonald’s Corp., saying she was burned by hot coffee that spilled on her at one of the fast-food chain’s more…

Obama donor to probe IRS tea-party targeting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of President Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups, according to top Republicans who said more…

Extreme cold freezes U.S. fuel supply

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The U.S. has been recently hit with cold weather that has broken records in many states, including in New York where the minus 16 Celsius managed more…

Noah's Ark risks sinking without buyers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — A Kentucky theme park to be built around a full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark may sink unless investors purchase about $29 million in unrated municipal bonds more…

Extending unemployment 'killing economy'

by Greg Corombos -- The Obama administration has wasted little time in 2014 demanding an emergency extension of federal unemployment benefits with no spending cuts attached and questioning the compassion of those more…

Study: Extending benefits hikes jobless rate

by Jerome R. Corsi -- Amid the feel-good passage of a 13th extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation bill, providing nearly two years of unemployment benefit in most states, conservative consultants have begun more…