Tell Your Senators: NO Keystone XL

We know how messed up the system is. And we generally don’t come to you and ask you to call your elected officials. But if you were ever going to call your Senators about something, today is the day. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) thinks she can save her seat in the Senate by being even… Read more »

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Obama Nominates Banker Who Helped Burger King Dodge Taxes?

This article was originally published at BecauseFinanceIsBoring.com Want to help STOP this nomination? Sign our petition. President Obama will be nominating investment banker Antonio Weiss to the Treasury Department, to serve as the undersecretary for domestic finance, according to the Wall Street Journal. But Weiss isn’t just any investment banker. He’s the banker who advised… Read more »

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Buy a Small Gift for Kids with Incarcerated Moms

This holiday season, you have an opportunity to help a child with an incarcerated mother. Two groups, Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration and Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Moms, have set up an Amazon gift registry for the kids of women incarcerated at Logan Prison in Illinois. Most toys on the registry are less… Read more »

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