A product of congressional can-kicking, the fiscal cliff is a nasty combination of government spending cuts and tax hikes beginning in 2013. As with most cliffs, driving off it will hurt. And even if we survive the fall, we'll be right back in Deep Recession, that seedy and stagnant town we thought we'd left in the rear-view mirror.
"Regardless of ideology, virtually all economists agree that going over more »
Living paycheck to paycheck is probably easier to do in the military than any other job in the country. Think about it. Housing, medical care and food are provided. You get to wear the same clothes over and over. You can even get by without a car or groceries if you live in the barracks. Now what if I told you that with one key step you could finish your more »