The Good Life: Saving for Your Dreams
Travel, time with the family and volunteer work are some of the traditional perks of retirement, but there's another very modern picture, and that includes work. Eighty percent of baby boomers say when retirement day comes, they'll still be on the job. In some cases, because they want to be and in
Top 20 'Whitest' and 'Blackest' Names
Studies of resumes have found that people with black-sounding names are less likely to get callbacks. "20/20" put 22 pairs of names to the test, posting identical resumes except for the names at the top. Watch "20/20" Friday Night at 10 The resumes with the white-sounding names were actually
Obama and NASCAR in 2012: Was First Lady Booed at Race?
Whether or not Michelle Obama was booed at the NASCAR season finale in Florida has been a matter of much discussion. Regardless of whether it happened or not, the perception that NASCAR fans would dislike the first lady – and by extension the president – is...
‘Top Line’ at the Movies: ‘Freakonomics ’
Five years after “Freakonomics” became a surprise bestseller, with its unique insights that merge economics with popular culture, now comes “Freakonomics” the documentary.
Rep. Van Hollen: 'Energy Gap is Closing'; Dems Will Hold House
The man charged with leading Democratic campaign efforts in the House of Representatives said today that the Democratic base is stirring to action in advance of the midterm elections, arguing that Democrats “will retain the majority in the House” because voters won’t choose to pursue Republican ...
'Freakonomics' The Movie On 'Top Line'
Read the book now see the movie for economics the movie opening this week take a look. Three year old and basically come up with a way to tennis game I had developed within three days bend over millionaires can imagine. If you check you know give an economist. Can't attribute three for more than
The Note: Giving It The Old College Try
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER Trailblazing. President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are going back to school this week. Obama travels to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to headline a rally at the University of Wisconsin while Biden heads...
Lack of Estate Tax in 2010: Now Cheaper to Die?
Well, 2010 has arrived -- and because Congress devoted so much effort toward health care reform, we may have ourselves some death panels after all. While critics have dismissed Sarah Palin's "death panels" to dole out medical care as fiction, a tax loophole may in fact give the heirs of some
Do We Really Only Care About Ourselves?
What Makes People Give? Economists Say Charity Almost Always Has Strings Attached