All the ramifications of the compromise, signed into law hours before a potential default, won't be known for years. Here's what to look for now, and what to keep in mind later.
Politicians and financial experts warn of economic collapse if there's no deal to raise the ceiling by next week. The vast majority of Americans don't share that concern, according to a survey.
Online shopping has become a way of life for many US consumers, yet cyber-spending is much more popular in some areas than others. Is your city in the Top 10?
Some scammers target minors' Social Security numbers because they haven't been used and won't raise any immediate red flags. Find out how to protect your child's identity.
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Tickets, parking, food and drinks, souvenirs -- the price of going to a Major League baseball game can really add up. Here are the five most expensive ballparks, and some tips for cutting costs.
The Old Dominion State returns as America’s Top State for Business in 2011, and we’re starting to detect a pattern here.
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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.
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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.