Money & Politics
Money & Politics are virtually inseparable. Learn more about some of the most important political and economic issues of our time.
No Shave November Is More Than Mustache Month
U.S. Muslims Donated More to Charity in 2020 Than All Other Americans
3 Cool Charities Looking for Knitters
The Fascinating Stories Behind 5 of the World's Big Currency Symbols
How to Buy and Mine Dogecoin
Why Did the U.S. Experience a Coin Shortage?
Store Shelves Still Empty? Blame the 'Bullwhip Effect'
'Heatflation': How High Temperatures Send Food Prices Soaring
Inflation Is Spiking Worldwide, Not Just In the U.S.
If a Robot Takes a Job From a Human, Should It Pay Taxes, Too?
How the Gender Pay Gap Works
Pink Tax: 5 Things Women Are Forced to Pay More for Than Men
How to Legally Change Your Name
What Is SWIFT and How Is It Being Used to Sanction Russia?
Noncompete Agreements Target Janitors as Well as VPs, But Why?
Neighbor-spoofing Robocalls Are the New Nuisance
Crowdfunding or Crimefunding? Fraudsters Kickstart Money Laundering Campaigns
10 Things You Should Never Buy Online
Why Big Companies Like Tesla and Amazon Are Splitting Stocks
What Time Does the Stock Market Open?
Why GameStop Shares Stopped Trading
How to Volunteer to Help Disabled Veterans
Scientists Are Outsourcing Their Work — to You
10 Best Volunteer Activities in Retirement
President Donald Trump wants countries exporting steel and aluminum to the U.S. to pay steep tariffs. Could these tariffs spark a global trade war?
By John Donovan
U.S. politicians talk a lot about trying to save coal mining jobs, while saying little about losses in significantly larger sectors like retail. Why the disconnect?
Post-Brexit, applications for Estonia's e-Residency program are soaring. But what does becoming an Estonian e-Resident actually allow you to do?
Poverty has always been measured with money in the U.S., but a new study finds that when we focus only income, there's a lot we don't see.
Financial difficulty can produce measurable negative impacts on physical well-being, including real pain and a lowered pain tolerance.
On April 13, 2011, President Barack Obama proposed a plan for reducing the United State's debt and strengthen its fiscal reputation. But what does it really take to save sums of money so large they hardly seem real?
By Chanel Lee
We often hear about high-end contract negotiations in the entertainment world, but it's easy to forget that these rich guys are still laborers working under the auspices of a union. But how does the regular working stiff handle these negotiations?
By Dave Roos
It's a pretty simple idea: Whatever revenue wealthy citizens generate will eventually trickle down to the lower classes. But it's tough to find the logic in the theory of trickle-down economics when mainstream America is going hungry and the upper cr
By Jane McGrath
There's no disputing the fact that $700 billion is a lot of money, but there's been plenty of argument over a proposed government bailout plan. Will this plan save the flailing U.S. economy?
By Josh Clark
Even with fundraising restrictions, in the 2008 United States presidential election it's estimated that candidates will spend more than $3 billion on advertising. Yet many people argue that campaign finance reform restricts free speech.
By Jane McGrath