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Where Will the House Budget Committee Go From Its War on the War on Poverty?

House Republican Budget Committee staff have been very busy. They’ve produced a 240-page report that summarizes — and provides snippets of research on — 92 programs creatively attributed to the War on Poverty. 845 more words


Personal Finance 2: basic income tax

It never ceases to amaze me how many people do not understand how the tax they pay on income is calculated. Some basic understanding is essential in order to grasp the significance of some financial products so a quick introduction to income tax basics is introduced here. 468 more words

Financial Literacy

"Misrepresenting The Facts": Obamacare Critics Still Tell Just One Side Of The Jobs Story

The economics profession is famous for its balance—as the joke goes, we always need more hands to express all the caveats to our conclusions. (“On the other hand … and on the other hand … and on the other hand…”) That is why arguments about last week’s report from the… 1,070 more words

Affordable Care Act