Bond markets are down slightly this morning on what should be a quiet New Year’s Eve trading day. Today is the last day for legislators to avoid the tax hikes and spending cuts that would go into effect at midnight of Congress is unable to reach a deal.
Most of you probably have “take down the ol’ Christmas tree” on your to-do list. But what do you do with it now? Have you thought about recycling it? Learn how recycling your Christmas tree can have a positive impact on the environment.
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Tankless, or on-demand, water heaters hit the market a few years ago as an energy efficient alternative to the traditional gas heated water tanks, but are they right for your home?
Many people think the terms green and sustainable are interchangeable. While on the surface they seem synonymous, the two ideas really differ in their philosophy and by definition.
If you’re going to make a great pie filling, create an equally tasty crust to go with it. Making the perfect dough or crust for your pie is a lot easier than you might think. Learn about techniques and tricks to make the process easy as, well, pie.
Treasuries and MBS prices sold off yesterday as continued progress in fiscal cliff avoidance talks led to optimism among investors.
As Democrats and Republicans continue to negotiate in an effort to avoid the fiscal cliff, President Obama lowered his tax revenue demand to $200 billion, and offered to raise the income tax increase cutoff to $400,000 a year, as opposed to $250,000. As progress continues, US Treasuries and bond prices are taking a bit of a hit.
There was some sign of progress this weekend in fiscal cliff negotiations. House Speaker John Boehner made an offer to President Obama to raise tax rates on those making at least $1 million.