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What is the point (of tax-relief)?

A tired (and possibly emotional) actuary sends me a late night mail which starts..

What is the tax relief deal?  Govt in effect borrows money over 40 years on average to invest in whatever DC investors invest in and gets something like 2/3 back, at a guess.

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When Rules & Incentives Don't Work...

I recently read an interview between NPR and psychologist Barry Schwartz. In the interview, he stated:

“when things are broken in modern society, when things aren’t working right, we reach for two tools to try to fix them.

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The Financial Impact of Moving into Library Leadership

Do we work in libraries for love, money, or both?

The Billfold shared a financial interview with an academic librarian today. “Dave” drops some real talk about financial incentives for librarians to move into management: 391 more words

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Fitness Friday: rewards to make it fun

Five weeks ago, I introduced this new weekly feature. At the time, I didn’t expect to post every week. But since the name of the weight loss game is consistency, I knew writing about my process would be just one more good habit to keep me on the path to a healthier me. 395 more words

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Ahead of Make in India week, state rolls out incentives

Ahead of the ‘Make in India’ week, the BJP-led Maharashtra government on Tuesday unveiled several initiatives for industries, further unlocking agricultural land for industrial use, providing preferential treatment to entrepreneurs from backward classes, and boosting single-window clearance system. 87 more words

What I learned from my new job

Two weeks ago I was hired for a new part-time job as a Student Support Worker for my university. My job responsibilities include taking notes during lectures for students with disabilities and providing them with mobility support. 750 more words