Riding the U.S. Energy Boom
The U.S. energy outlook continues to improve; the International Energy Agency recently forecast that the U.S. would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2016.
Best & Worst States for Fiscal Health
The Mercatus Center ranked the states using four measures of short- and long-term financial health.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
Ex-NBA Star Detlef Schrempf: From Top Scorer to Top Advisor
The former Pacers and Sonics star talked with ThinkAdvisor about his second act at Athlon Ventures and Coldstream Capital Management.
Look Out, Bubble Ahead (Thanks, Fed!): Real Estate Expert
At REITWorld, Ken Rosen points to strong fundamentals but advises investors to watch out for shifts in interest rates.
12 Best U.S. Cities for Successful Aging
The Milken Institute rankings, compiled every other year, tally 78 variables on metropolitan regions, with surprising results.
The Budgeting Can Kicks Washington Back
A slew of Nobel-winning economists join hundreds of other VIPs demanding honest budgeting in Washington.
States Improve Budget Decisions by Using Cost-Benefit Analyses, Study Finds
It might sound simplistic, but Pew-MacArthur study finds that using data to drive decisions improves performance.
Down and Out in Memphis; Movin’ On Up in Salt Lake City
Location, location, location, goes the old adage—usually in the context of pricey real estate. But a new Harvard-Berkeley study suggests that location may be even more important to poor Americans seeking upward mobility.
Don’t Tell Detroit ‘I Told You So’: News Analysis
While the fiscally reckless are learning a painful lesson from Detroit's bankruptcy, it is important that those who cling to hoary principles such as living within one’s means learn some lessons, too.