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U.S. House and Senate Advance Federal Education Spending Bills

Appropriations Committees in both houses of Congress have approved Fiscal Year 2016 funding bills for K-12 and early education programs, clearing the way for floor debate in each house. 449 more words

Federal Issue

Grexit in Europe versus US growth in North America


    Schwaben Blog

June 26, 2015

Weekly Statistics:

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S&P 500



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Investment Management

New Helpful Links Page

New website page: Quick-links to helpful data. National debt numbers as of yesterday, amount paid in interest for national debt each month/year, average interest rate on national debt, U.S. 35 more words

National Debt

What the new RRIF withdrawal rules will mean for you

By Sheryl Smolkin

By now you may be aware that there are changes to the Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) withdrawal rules in the 2015 federal budget. 652 more words


"Making Congress More Stupider": Making Congress Dumber Has Not, In Fact, Made Government Smaller

You may recall Paul Glatris and Haley Sweetland Edwards’ cover article, “The Big Lobotomy,” from the June/July/August 2014 issue of the Washington Monthly. It documented how congressional Republicans had worked for decades to reduce Congress’ capacity for intelligent decision-making–while making it vastly more dependent on lobbyists and special interests–via reductions in appropriations for staff and committees and research initiatives. 419 more words


House Appropriations Committee Unveils Federal Education Spending Proposal

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee today released a draft of the Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill for fiscal year 2016, which will be considered in what is known as a “markup” session in subcommittee tomorrow (6/17). 335 more words