Getting back on the wagon

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I started working your plan earlier this year. I even budgeted for Christmas and got my shopping done early, but in the process I overspent and more…

Rally loses steam as close approaches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks advanced in choppy trade Thursday, attempting to shake off pressure from further decline in oil prices, as investors awaited a possible Fed rate hike next more…

Christmas shopping in bulk or something sinister?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Christmas shopping in bulk or something sinister? Missouri police are investigating after at least 100 cellphones were purchased at three Walmarts during the past week, local more…

Half of youth say 'American dream' dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) American's youth are down on the future, with nearly half of those ages 18 through 29 believing the "American Dream" is more dead than alive, a nationwide more…

North Face founder dies in kayaking accident

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EJInsight) Douglas Tompkins, founder of North Face Inc. and noted conservationist, has died after a kayaking accident in his adopted country of Chile. He was 72. Tompkins died more…

Obamacare penalty bigger than you think

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The stick's getting a lot bigger — but it's not clear that many more people will choose the carrot as a result. Households that opt to go more…

Smith & Wesson triples profits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) One of the world's most famous gun-makers, Smith & Wesson, has nearly tripled profits for the three months to October. The firm said its net profit more…

Middle class no longer dominates in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The once-strong middle class no longer dominates America. Middle class Americans now comprise less than half, or 49.9%, of the nation's population, down from 61% in 1971, more…