Ask Stacy: How Can I Get a Government Grant?

Free money in the form of government grants is a rumor that just won’t die. But I’m dead certain you’re not going to get a federal grant to prop up your business or fix up your home.

Ask Stacy: Why Is My Bond Fund Losing Money?

There’s no investment safer than U.S. Treasury bonds. But here’s something odd: You can lose money by investing in them. If you own a bond or a bond mutual fund, you really need to read this.