12:30 pm, February 27th | by Colette McIntyre
While sequestration may sound like something you did once while you were drunk in high school but regretted ever since because some people won’t let you forget it and, like, hell-ooo, you’re a different person now, the term refers to a series of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts that could impact multiple government agencies, lead to hundred of thousands of job cuts and cause lasting damage to the economy — so yeah, it’s kind of a bummer.
9:30 am, January 9th | by Colette McIntyre
Sure, we think ensuring that the government doesn’t enter an economy-destroying default is important and all, but if we had our hands on a trillion-dollar coin, we would turn into regular ol’ Scrooge McDucks: polishing the coin, biting on the coin, getting the coin changed into $1 coins and diving in and out of the resulting money piles. On the off-chance that you happen to come across a trillion-dollar coin, perhaps in your coin binder between New Hampshire’s and Virginia’s state quarters, we have come up with a few options for how to spend your money.