'No' is a complete sentence

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm a single dad with two teenagers at home. My 15-year-old son wants to open a checking account of his own, but he doesn't want me more…

'Status quo ensures economy will never recover'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="hhYW5wNDoQDIuDZuZJp_WxYn8bRLbtQ5"] The U.S. Senate has not passed a budget resolution since 2009.  Not only has the Democratic majority failed to approve a blueprint in over 1,000 days more…

Warren Buffett buying 63 newspapers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OMAHA WORLD-TRIBUNE) Warren Buffett made good Thursday on his promise to buy more newspapers, agreeing to buy 63 daily and weekly newspapers in the Southeast for $142 million more…

Big payouts to public workers for unused leave

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TCPalm.com) Reports of public employees receiving massive payouts for accrued paid time off has stunned many taxpayers and prompted some elected officials to re-evaluate the perk. Since 2007, more…

More private colleges offering tuition discounts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (McClatchy Newspapers) The cost of a college education continues to increase faster than inflation; a phenomenon that's roiling family budgets and spurring calls for action on Capitol Hill. more…

Lazy city workers 'faked' water-meter readings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Baltimore Sun) Two city water meter readers turned in phony numbers in at least two neighborhoods in recent months, the Department of Public Works acknowledged Tuesday, leading to more…

Momofuku puts mold, bacteria on menu

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WIRED) — The Momofuku restaurants are famous for their hip, worldly take on Asian cuisine. What’s less well-known are their secret ingredients: mold and bacteria. The fermentation enabled more…

Here's what could kill Facebook

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TECHCRUNCH) — Facebook is nearing a billion users, but what could topple the big blue giant? Government intervention, the shift to mobile, and a loss of “cool” all more…