Man tries to pay water bill with cocaine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Police in Deltona, Fla., are trying to sniff out the identity of a man who allegedly attempted to pay his water bill with cocaine. The unidentified more…

Governments stealing from bank accounts

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The questionable practice of "bail-ins" begun by Cyprus a year ago to keep banks solvent is beginning to spread to other nations, and holders of large more…

Making a deal with debt collector

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I have $400 in debt on a credit card, and I haven't made a payment on it in about two years. The debt has been sold more…

Ex-Madoff accountant arrested

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The feds have widened their criminal probe of Bernie Madoff, arresting the Ponzi king’s longtime accountant, law enforcement sources said. FBI agents arrested accountant Paul more…

Mortgage relief failed to protect many homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The more…

New $100 bill heads for circulation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) America's new $100 bill will feature a color-changing ink well, a 3-D security ribbon, and more texture on Benjamin Franklin's collar. The new C-note that goes more…

$67 million missing from Obamacare slush fund

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Americans for Tax Reform) The IRS is unable to account for $67 million spent from a slush fund established for Obamacare implementation, according to a Treasury Inspector General more…

Wal-Mart stock dives, recovers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) A Bloomberg News story asserting that Wal-Mart is "cutting orders as unsold merchandise piles up in stores" sent shares of the retailing giant tanking briefly, falling more…