Why the world isn't running out of oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — On the evening of April 18 1977, President Jimmy Carter invited television cameras into the Oval Office and portentously announced to the American people that “tonight more…

Armed robbers snatch $50 million in diamonds

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Eight masked gunmen made a hole in a security fence at Brussels' international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50million (£32m) worth of more…

Kicking Heinz ketchup to the curb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Last Friday was a sad day for a ketchup-lover like me – hearing the report that American-owned Heinz was going to be jointly bought out by Warren Buffet's more…

Paycheck to paycheck, and what to do about it

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="85dmJnOTpXgIumzLt0zf3_p83F5LkVFG"] Tens of millions of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson is warning in his Follow the more…

Exploding debt: Why you should care

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="owZ2RnOTre2wOp_2_bBlOT70nzu5NO49"] The official national debt is currently racing toward $17 trillion, and the Congressional Budget Office is projecting another $10 trillion over the next decade, but monetary more…

Gas prices rise for 32 days straight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Gas prices have risen for 32 days straight, according to AAA. That means that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased more…

$585,000 spent on study of how to save money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BALTIMORE SUN) — Why did Baltimore need to pay outside consultants half a million dollars for a report that says the city's financial future is grim? Some city more…

Reader's Digest seeks bankruptcy protection

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MYFOXNY) — NEW YORK (AP) - The parent company of Reader's Digest has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than four years, more…