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The Legacy of the Recovery Act

Ten years ago this month, Congress responded to the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression by passing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). 503 more words


What's wrong with the World...? Financial Crisis?

Whats wrong with the World? Financial Crisis?

Written by Robert T Kiyosaki.

One thing is certain, there’s definitely something wrong with the world.

There’s a lot that could be said about what’s happening in society today. 399 more words

Making Consumer Finance Work

In early 2009, with the financial crisis still raging, progressive policymakers  passed legislation upending the credit card industry. This legislation precluded card issuers from changing interest rates without sufficient warning or charging exorbitant late fees. 763 more words

Finance & Economics

Empathy Exhaustion

Have observed too much of this lately

where staff deal with such tragic violence,

domestic abuse and mental health issues

their staple diet on a daily basis… 116 more words


(What's Left of) Our Economy: Could Main Street Have Done Better Than the Fed?

If you’re seeking major insights into America’s recent economic and financial history, a barber’s obituary probably wouldn’t be the place you’d start looking. But if you checked out the notice placed in the… 606 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

How the shadow of the financial crisis shaped this portfolio manager's strategy to insulate investors

In 2008, Ryan Marr felt invincible.

At 21, as a co-op student from Wilfrid Laurier University, he was handling millions of dollars in investments for Gluskin Sheff and Associates, a Toronto-based firm that had close to $4 billion in assets at the time. 1,682 more words


The End Of Economics?

In the three decades since the end of the Cold War, economics has enjoyed a kind of intellectual hegemony. In the three decades since the end of the Cold War, economics has enjoyed a kind of intellectual hegemony.  50 more words