Mick noted the GB Green Party leader Natalie Bennett’s interview with Andrew Neil last week below. Much of the attention was focused on the Basic Income as Mick has noted. Also interesting was Ms. Bennett’s idea of replacing the Armed Forces with a Civil Defence Force whilst at the same time turning the British Defence more...
Fargo Forum reporter, and Occupy Wall Street enthusiast, Patrick Springer has an article today about income inequality in North Dakota, noting that the state has the 6th highest income threshold for inclusion in 1 percent. The maligned 1 percent, according to Springer: Membership in the much-maligned top 1 percent of income earners in North Dakota would...
Many physicians I know are struggling to make ends meet while making several hundred thousand dollars per year. Despite growing incomes, their savings rates remain extremely low due to ever increasing expenses. What they do manage to save, they turn over to professional money managers. Continue reading... Your patients are rating you online: How […]
New study ranks our states by income disparity.
Jobs are the lifeblood of the economy. Whether self-employed or company-employed, workers rely on steady incomes to consume goods and pay for all of the necessities of life. When jobs are plentiful, friction decreases between job applicants and employers, ensuring that income is earned earlier and more frequently. Read More
The top one percent is out of control. As the economy recovered from recession between 2009 and 2012, the top one percent sucked up an estimated 95 percent of all income growth in the United States. There were 39 states where the top one percent took at least half of the income growth in that period. Show More Summary
Writing books may be one’s most important work in life, but it is not always the easiest way to pay the bills. Even successful writers often have to come up with other ways to support themselves. In a piece for Salon, author and essayist Ann Bauer argues that writers should be more up front about this fact. Show More Summary
Washington, D.C., 1922. "Football" is all it says here, so we're calling an incomplete until someone comes up with a name. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.
1 Motley Fool contributor tells you how much the average American is paying in income taxes.
Dividend stocks may be the heart and soul of many retirement portfolios, but income investing has taken a sharp right turn since the mid 1990s. Find out why quality dividends today are so hard to find.
1. The first rule of polemic is if you're going to argue against someone's position, at least do it in an intellectually honest fashion. Falling short of this is Sally Gimson's piece on Progress. Sally attacks the Citizen's Income on...Show More Summary
Bill Maher used his New Rules segment this Friday evening to go after Republicans and their sudden new found love for the middle class and for pretending that they actually want to do something about income inequality in the United States. Show More Summary
NBC New York reported Thursday night that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is looking into outside income Skelos has received.
There are many factors that go into purchasing a home when you need financing. In addition to needing good credit, consistent employment and adequate income, you need liquid assets. The type of loan that you are applying for will determine the amount of assets that you need on hand. Show More Summary
Whether it's right away or a few seasons from now, some of the SEC's top incoming recruits have "future star" written all over them. The conference that routinely dominates the recruiting game has another bumper crop of talent coming...Show More Summary
The USDA has just posted its enormous—more than 700 pages—2012 Census of Agriculture (Farm Typology) report. Its definitions and results are impressive. Definitions are based on a metric called Gross Case Farm Income (GCFI): Small $350,000 but less than $1 million Large […]
LIFE IN THE OBAMA ERA: Corporate Profits Soar, Average Incomes Plummet.
Al Jazeera, Economy Grows, Incomes Shrink: Americans Continue to Lose Money While Corporate Profits Soar, by David Cay Johnston (Syracuse): The first data on 2013 incomes show continuing bad news for Americans, my analysis of a new Internal Revenue Service report shows. Average income fell 2.6 percent in 2013, even...
Albert Farr (J.D. 2015, Tulane), Comment, Taxation of Marine Shipping Income: A Critique of U.S. Tax Laws in the Energy Transport Industry, 39 Tul. Mar. L.J. 321 (2014) Jessica Ho (J.D. 2012, Virginia), Note, How to Train a Toothless Dragon: Finding Room for Improvement in China’s Transfer Pricing Regulations, 54...
Even with a solid quarter, Altria didn't deliver everything its shareholders wanted.