Why mafia is so excited about eco-friendly businesses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Quartz) Italy's ambitious organized crime syndicates are still killing people and trafficking drugs and weapons, but their latest bet is eco-friendly businesses. The cash-heavy groups are tapping into more…

Judge nixes Detroit bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Detroit Free Press) An Ingham County judge says Thursday's historic Detroit bankruptcy filing violates the Michigan Constitution and state law and must be withdrawn. But Attorney General Bill more…

Help! Dad's asking me for money

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My parents have always had financial problems, and they recently lost their home. They have a place to live, but since that time my father has more…

Detroit files for bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Detroit News) The city of Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history Thursday afternoon, culminating a decades-long slide that transformed the nation's iconic industrial town more…

Are you 'cooking the books'?

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="Jnb3lkZDr220i3egWYl81tYH8911g2sb"] Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., wants to know: How in the world has the federal government not reported any increase in the national debt in 56 days? more…

House votes to delay Obamacare mandates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9zZDBlZDooXuZWU0okqjPC85vGZExR6P"] Under the threat of a presidential veto, House Republicans have voted to postpone implementation of Obamacare's individual and employer mandates. The administration announced earlier this month more…