That's the amount people say they need to pay for necessities, afford some extras and put a little savings away, according to a new survey.
Even though Romney won in a squeaker, Republican infighting and an improving economy have given the president a head start in November's race.
If you are supporting relatives, including adult children and elderly parents, you can deduct them as dependents. But make sure you follow all the rules.
Kraft is downgraded to 'hold,' Express Scripts is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Altera is initiated with a 'reduce.'
Homeowners are likely to feel the impact of a nearby foreclosure on their own property values.
How many of us can remember what our garage looked like before it became a warehouse for half-dead consumer goods?
Lululemon is downgraded to 'hold,' and Yahoo is initiated with a 'neutral.'
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.