Those Las Vegas pawnshop guys have some wisdom to impart.
Taxpayers and Social Security recipients have avoided pain -- for now -- but government employees and contractors will suffer.
Just like the government, consumers have depended too much on borrowing and debt. Here's how to balance your personal budget.
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There's a lot of blame to go around, but many MSN Money readers say the president deserves most of it.
In his speech Monday, the president asked us to share our views on the budget debate with our elected officials. People are, and here's how you can, too.
Consumers who are overwhelmed by debt have more options than the government does to fix the problem.
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