Minimizing the Pain

Ever wonder where federal dollars are going? Chris Edwards of Cato Institute gives a good run down of the five major areas where the federal government spends its trillions of dollars. Ever wonder where federal dollars are going? Chris Edwards of Cato Institute gives a good run down of the five major areas where the […]

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Can Government Control Its Spending?

“Remember that your spending and spending behavior are among the few things you can really control.” This statement is from a recent USA Today article that examines the spending habits of seniors. The story presents National Center for Policy Analysis findings that the number of 65- to 74-year-olds holding home equity loan or mortgage payments […]

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Do we need more frugality?

Ben Franklin shares his wisdom with a young tradesman: Waste neither Time nor Money, but make the best Use of both. Does it apply today? Over at Reason, Anthony Randazzo argues that private debt is actually one of the leading culprits in the nation’s continuing economic malaise. He raises a good argument: America’s economic pundits […]

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