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In Both Parties, Magical Thinking Prevails May. 11, 2019

Steve Chapman

In Washington, there are divisions between liberal precepts and conservative doctrine, Trumpism and ... Read More

Trump's 'Infrastructure' Plan Versus Obama's 'Stimulus': What's the Difference? May. 09, 2019

Larry Elder

What's the difference between the $2 trillion "infrastructure" plan that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,... Read More

The $2 Trillion Infrastructure Trap May. 05, 2019

Debra J. Saunders

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer emerged from ... Read More

Cheap, Yes, but Not at the Expense of Others May. 01, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Living below your means requires a good bit of creativity from time to time. You have to get pretty ... Read More

Are You Fooling Yourself When It Comes to Money? Apr. 03, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Playing pranks on someone else is fun, harmless and good for a laugh. But when it come... Read More

7 Ways to Get Out of the Supermarket Without Overspending Mar. 11, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Have you noticed? The cost of food is once again soaring. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agricultur... Read More

'Gun Violence Is the Real Emergency' Feb. 28, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a group of supporters and journalists that in her... Read More

Trump's Brazen Unconstitutional Overreach Feb. 21, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Last week, President Donald Trump followed through on a threat he had been making for months. It was... Read More

Can Howard Schultz Help End Our Addiction to Government Debt? Feb. 03, 2019

Steve Chapman

During his time as chairman of the Federal Reserve, William McChesney Martin said his job was "to ta... Read More

What's Better for Your Teen -- a Credit Card or Debit Card? Jan. 23, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My 15-year-old daughter is asking for her own credit card. While I understand that usin... Read More

Get Fiscally Fit in 2019 Dec. 24, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

And here we are, once again, on the cusp of the start of a new year. I love this! It feels like a cl... Read More

Girding for a Shutdown Dec. 24, 2018

Daily Editorials

With every passing day, the likelihood of avoiding a government shutdown decreases. There was talk l... Read More

Address the Damage Before It Gets Worse Dec. 23, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: For the past several years, my husband has taken out a new credit card each January and ... Read More

The Growing Republican Resistance to Trump Dec. 06, 2018

Steve Chapman

Congressional Republicans were once noted for their defiance of the executive branch, mobilizing reg... Read More

Give Yourself a Raise Dec. 04, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Is money a little tight? Hoping a raise will come through soon? I hate to burst your bubble, but eve... Read More

A Democratic House Will Mean More Fiscal Discipline Nov. 11, 2018

Steve Chapman

Are you ready for some stalemate? Over the next two years, Washington deliberations will resemble on... Read More

Skin in the Game Nov. 07, 2018

Walter E. Williams

In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses Americ... Read More

Get Organized to Put Money in Your Pocket and a Smile on Your Face Nov. 05, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Has this ever happened to you? While searching for the Valentine's Day centerpiece, you stumble acro... Read More

The First Rule of Borrowing Money: Don't Be Stupid Nov. 01, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

It's true that "debt" is a four-letter word. I can count the letters in the word to prove it, or sim... Read More

You Need an Allowance Oct. 30, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

It used to be that when I felt broke, I used my bevy of credit cards to chase away the feeling. As l... Read More