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Can money buy happiness? Here's the real score

Some people said money can’t buy happiness, but a new study from Purdue University proved otherwise.

Debt, however, should also be part of the money-happiness equation. 288 more words


Has Malaysia really escaped the “middle income trap”?

Analysts: Numbers cloak Malaysia’s income quagmire

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 — Malaysia’s underlying structural problems risk being buried by officials citing growth in the average household income as proof the country has escaped the “middle income trap”, several policy and economic experts said. 495 more words


Appalling ignorance of a minister on KRI households report

Appalling ignorance of a minister on KRI households report

MP SPEAKS Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Abdul Rahman Dahlan should ask for a lesson in learning statistics from the Department of Statistics, rather than ask the Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) to explain its latest report to the Perak state government… 411 more words


Today’s Top 5 Business News Headlines

  • Retail Sales Down More Than Expected in August
  • Household Income Reaches New High in August
  • US Oil Rigs Up For Week
  • Johnson & Johnson Buys Abbott’s Eye Care Business for $4.33 Billion…
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Good News: US Wages and Family Income Up Finally!

The U.S. Census Bureau released new numbers on Tuesday showing that, after a brutal economic recession and years of stagnation, real median household incomes rose from $53,718 in 2014 to $56,516 last year. 291 more words

Today’s Top 5 Business News Headlines

  • Household Income Rises for the First Time Since 2007
  • Poverty Level Falls
  • Stocks Finish Lower in Triple Digits
  • “Tesla Is Not Safe At Any Speed Right Now” (TheStreet.com)
  • Could Bayer Buy Monsanto?

The middle-class American family saw the largest income boost on record last year

Despite the bleak picture of a destroyed middle class that presidential candidate Donald Trump has painted, the American middle-class family is doing pretty darn well. Compared to 2014, you might even say great. 444 more words