What We Didn’t Know About the 2008 Financial Collapse

Matt Taibbi’s Rolling Stone essay takes us through the 2008 financial collapse and the subsequent bailout, providing detail and context that was left out of the narrative ten years ago.

An Update on the Prison Strike

The nationwide prison strike officially ended yesterday.

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to stop wobbling and ask our financial questions.

“I Cannot Imagine Not Having This Option”: When Birth Control Is Your Medicine

Many people rely on birth control to keep health conditions in check.

The Guggenheim Offers the White House a Used Gold Toilet

I will always share stories about solid gold toilets.

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to reflect on our financial questions.

We Still Don’t Know How Trump’s Inauguration Funding Was Spent

Some of the $107 million was supposed to go to charity.

More of Us Might Become Independent Contractors This Year

This is the flip side of that “we might all get higher wages this year” story.

Is It Normal to Be Filled With Existential Dread?

How can we even plan for 2018 when this year was full of so many uncertainties on so many micro and macro levels?

Congress Needs to Pass a Spending Plan to Prevent a Government Shutdown

They have until midnight on Friday.