12 Presidents’ Big State of the Union Ideas on Economy
From FDR to the second Bush, a look at what presidents had to say in their annual message to Congress.
9 Crucial Eras in U.S. Income Tax History
Listen to Obama and Romney debate tax policy today and you'll hear echoes of the past, all the way back to the Civil War.
No Quick Fix
No matter who ends up on top in this year’s closely fought presidential election—billed by both Republicans and Democrats as the most important in a generation—don’t get too excited about the winner’s ability to “fix” the economy.
Personal Financial Situation Most Important Factor in Election
Americans will vote for the pocketbooks come November, a survey by Bankrate.com found.
Sen. Max Baucus: Keep Social Security Out of Deficit Reduction Plan
At a Senate hearing, Baucus says that by law, ‘Social Security must remain separated from the rest of the Federal budget.’
Will Obama's Plan Rebuild the Economy?
In the 1920s, when the Soviet government was confiscating hidden gold, foreign currency and jewelry from previously wealthy citizens, a joke was making the rounds. An...
It has been nearly 80 years since Franklin Roosevelt won his first of four presidential elections, launching his wife, Eleanor, onto the national political stage.