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COUNTY SALARIES ARE JUST TOO DAMN HIGH!

Don’t worry, THC fans. We didn’t go anywhere. I actually just spent an entire week recovering from the shock that hit me after a little late night salary sleuthing on… 387 more words

David Brooks: The Nature of Poverty

New York Times — Lately it seems as though every few months there’s another urban riot and the nation turns its attention to urban poverty. And in the midst of every storm, there are people crying out that we should finally get serious about this issue. 141 more words

Culture

How the IRS budget cuts will affect taxpayers

This article was originally published on The Conversation. The author, Bryan Camp, is a professor of tax law at Texas Tech University

The Internal Revenue Service takes a lot of hits, both from those who are paid to be critics like the National Taxpayer Advocate and from those who just pile on for the fun of it – politicians, pundits and the public. 1,343 more words

Finance

American Consumers Remain Remarkably Cautious

The American consumer seems to have changed fundamentally. After decades of aggressive, some would say reckless spending and borrowing, households since the 2008-09 great recession have exhibited an atypical caution about spending and borrowing both. 949 more words

The Eurozone is in play: are you ready

Has a declining oil price saved the Eurozone?

After a year of tentative recovery in 2014, the latest EY Eurozone forecast expects growth in  the Eurozone to accelerate in 2015 With GDP growth increasing from 0.9% in 2014 to 1.5% this year and then to 1.8% in 2016. 797 more words

Business Economics

Increasing Inequality? Not so Fast

In recent months, the subject of income inequality in the US has become a popular Democrat talking point during election seasons. According to the claim, the gap between the wealthiest and lowest income groups is widening to record levels, which perpetuates an unfair system. 640 more words

Economy