Yes, actually, that's how it seems to be working. The Congressional Budget Office reports that a continued slowdown in the increase of healthcare costs has helped reduce the deficit, and that a key component of that slowdown—Obamacare—has...Show More Summary
On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't and how to find effective clothing, tools, boots, bags and whatnot on a budget. Read more...
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Conservative media hyped the findings of a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report as a "bombshell" that shows the costs of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will be much higher than expected. But according to the CBO's report, the ACA will cost 20 percent less over the next decade than its initial projections. Show More Summary
Almost every person I’ve talked to who planned a wedding on a tight budget has a story about the moment when they decided the wedding industry was clearly working against them. For some, it’s that moment when someone laughs (or scoffs, or is deeply concerned by) the proposed budget for your wedding. Show More Summary
Feel like your neighbors can see everything you do in your hard? Keep prying eyes out by building this easy-to-install privacy fence. It won't break your budget and looks good from both sides of your wall. Read more...
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The deficit is about a third of what it was when President Obama took office, and there is a 14% drop in the number of Americans without health insurance thanks to Obamacare. “Like” us on Facebook for good karma Now read this:Majority Support Single-Payer Health Insurance (Jan 21, 2015) More Good News On Obamacare (Jan 15, [...]
Deficits are predicted to rise somewhat in the near future: The U.S. deficit will fall to its lowest level since 2007, but it is expected to begin rising quickly after 2018, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. The difference between federal spending and revenue will fall to $468 billion or 2.6% […]
What Tory's budget choices, or lack thereof, say about what we might expect from his mayoralty. Mayor John Tory’s new budget is being praised as “aggressively moderate.” But let’s be clear: it’s only “moderate” in a world where the politics of Rob Ford are treated as a serious alternative. Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania State Education Association pays for living quarters for two of its executive officers. Total membership – 181,022, down 4,574 Total revenue – $68.2 million (89% came from member dues), down $450,000 Budget surplus – $4.5 million Net assets – $24.7 million Total staff – 281 Staff salaries and benefits – $48.4 million Highest paid employee – John […]
Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of social media consultancy VaynerMedia, answers questions from Twitter about how to maintain integrity in business relationships, work within a limited budget, and more.
President Barack Obama will request a doubling of funds for fighting and preventing antibiotic-resistant bacteria in his 2016 budget, the White House said Tuesday. The budget blueprint to be unveiled in February will request $1.2 billion, twice the amount granted by Congress in 2015. The US Centers...
Russia Today reigns in expansion plans as Standard & Poor's slashes Russian debt ratings to "junk" status for the first time in a decade. read more
Everyone wants to go omnichannel. Even if they call multi-channel. Vancouver-based Tagga, which started life as a marketing firm that enabled mobile marketing campaigns, is reinventing itself as a consumer marketing cross-channel campaign management platform. Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office predicts the government's deficits will shrink in 2015 and again in 2016. Even more surprising: Its estimates that the recovery will continue through at least the end of 2017. If correct, that will be a 102-month economic recovery: the third-longest in U.S. history.
"Which has more teachers? Which has a bigger budget? Who has more Twitter followers?" via Scholastic (The Super Bowl of EDU: Seattle vs. Boston) What about NAEP TUDA scores? Next year (maybe) PARCC and SBAC scores.
Project by: Molly of Awfully Big Adventure Location: Austin, TX This project focused on taking my tiny, boring, popcorn-ceilinged living room and turning it into a cheery, comfortable place to come home to- all on a serious budget. Using...Show More Summary
Apple will report its first-quarter 2015 earnings later today, and analysts are expecting a blockbuster. That's in stark contrast to rival Samsung, whose profits have been stalling on both the premium and budget ends of market. What makes this remarkable is that Apple hasn't changed their product strategy to do it — they've doubled down on it. Show More Summary
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