Patrick Harrigan

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Congress is proposing to take even more money from savers

What is troubling is Congress' latest solution.<p>We pay for our highways and bridges through a tax on gasoline, which puts the cost of the transportation system squarely on users.<p>Currently, the federal tax on a gallon of gas is 18.4 cents. That tax hasn't changed since 1993, when gas was $1.16 per …

The world will come crashing down (again): Inside the global debt crisis that America is about to import

Trillions of dollars of investment in emerging markets has been fueled by cheap credit — and the bill’s coming due<p>Even as tens of millions of Americans continue to still struggle to recover from the Great Recession, there are signs that the roller coaster global economy is about to take us on …

Apple fixes issue that kept iPhone apps from taking up less space

Developers can now take advantage of iOS 9's app-thinning feature, which cuts down on the initial size of applications on your iPhone and iPad to maximize storage space. Apple initially delayed the option upon the rollout of iOS 9, blaming a bug with iCloud backups for the unexpected pause. But now …

Apps

Offerings: Deep wisdom from Buddhist master Thrangu Rinpoche

I’m drawn to the philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism, which inspired my new book <i>Back Over the Mountains: A Journey to the Buddha Within.</i> For the past …

Meditation

A Money To-Do List for People in Their 50s

Once you get through your 30s and 40s, you might think you will finally be at a point when you can relax and not watch your money closely, and this …

Retirement