Senator warns of student-loan bubble

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) Each year, the federal government provides more than $150 billion in grants and loans to help students pay for college. And while a bachelor's degree has become more…

Russia to set up own payment system

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia will set up its own payment system to rival Visa and MasterCard after the companies pulled their services more…

Soros promotes oil sales to punish Putin

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Just weeks after the US announced its first test sale of crude oil from strategic reserves since 1990, billionaire philanthropist George Soros is lobbying for the release more…

Russian roulette with company card

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I are debt-free except for our home. She travels one week per month and charges her expenses to a personal credit card for more…

Why Texas is booming

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reason) "A state like this where you see so much growth and so much change…having a limited government apparatus on top of that and a robust private sector more…

U.S. stocks mostly slide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks mostly slid on Thursday after mixed economic reports cast a favorable light on the labor market while also illustrating the economy expanded less than economists more…

Home demolitions turn Detroit into blank canvas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — The families of Detroit's Brightmoor area are delighted that the day is finally approaching when bulldozers will arrive to level more of their neighborhood. After more…

Drought spurs mini gold rush in Sierra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — There's gold in them dry hills! Or gold seekers anyway. And they see a historic opportunity in California's historic drought. Low water levels have led to more…

School sued over 6th-grader's Facebook posting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE) Riley Stratton remembers all too well the day Minnewaska school officials brought her into a room, with a police officer present, and demanded she cough more…