Yellen: Fed May Pause Tapering if Weakness Persists; Can’t Regulate Bitcoin
Yellen told Congress that the Fed would assess whether the “unseasonably” cold weather has caused the recent uptick in “soft data.”
Best & Worst States for Fiscal Health
The Mercatus Center ranked the states using four measures of short- and long-term financial health.
Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.
20 Best & Worst Cities for Pension Funding
The woes of public pensions are big news, but not all are in crisis.
Top 10 Biggest Lottery-Winning Losers
Taking the money and running to fulfill financial fantasies without good financial advice led these winners down the path of ruin.
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.
States’ LTC Squeeze: Demand Swamping Services
A report co-authored by AARP found that more than 60% of states had seen an increase in demand but no increase in spending.
Top 25 Best Value Colleges: 2013
Out of 1,511 schools studied, these 25 had the greatest payoff for graduates over the course of a 30-year career.
Delivering the Promises of Natural Gas
I am going to tell you about the role natural gas currently plays in the United States and the role it can, and should, play in America’s future.
Taxes and the States: Which Take the Biggest Bites?
Governments are always looking to tax, and in these states, you can expect to find steep taxes on wireless services, lottery winnings, property and more.