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41% of Small Businesses Lack an Emergency Backup Plan

Leading small business finance company Reliant Funding surveyed small business owners to gain insight into sentiments on operations, business growth, business health and primary investment plans for 2018. 94 more words

Foreman & Associates LLC

Bussiness as usual

Few months ago I composed several articles about the distinctive automobile brands, looking at the names behind those brands and their war profiteering business. Then my brother-in-arms Josh published his two-part essay about… 9,957 more words

Harsh lessons in real estate

I grew up in the Southeast and have been in the Midwest for the past 6 ½ years. One of the advantages about both of these areas is the relatively low cost of living, in contrast to other parts of the country known for their astronomical prices. 1,187 more words

Liberalism in Cyprus: Painting the full picture

In many Southern European countries conservative parties have claimed to represent the liberal school of thought as well. In part, this can be blamed on the absence of a discrete liberal tradition or – if you want to go down the road even further – on the non-participation of Southern European societies in the enlightenment. 747 more words

EU Agenda

Senators Support Rollback of Bank Oversight

Bipartisan deal raises threshold dictating which banks would face heightened oversight from the Federal Reserve

By Andrew Ackerman, Ryan Tracy and Christina Rexrode
The Wall Street Journal… 1,144 more words

Sunday 12 November, 2017 Update: Venezuela On the Brink of Default

Tomorrow, Venezuela’s newly created debt restructuring committee is scheduled to meet with creditors in hopes of renegotiating, or restructuring $69 Billion of Venezuela’s outstanding debt. It is not presently clear just how many creditors will actually be attending the meeting. 288 more words

International Relations

(What's Left of) Our Economy: U.S. Growth is Better. It's Quality? Not so Much

Since the crucial role played by low-quality (e.g., credit- and debt-fueled) growth in triggering the financial crisis and last recession keeps getting ignored even by most Americans who follow the economy professionally, I’ll keep posting on how well the nation has been faring in producing higher quality growth. 484 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy