A new University of Wisconsin study finds the middle class portrayed in advertising is twice the size of the real middle class in the U.S. Would you consider yourself middle class? Chances are, whether you’re wealthy, lower income, or actually somewhere in the middle, you still identify as middle class. Show More Summary
Let’s Rebuild the Middle Class by Rebuilding Our Infrastructure The Biden Forum The middle class has been on a steady slide for decades. Signs of this slide are all around us: anemic wage growth, historic income inequality, chronic unemployment...Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS, NV — At CES 2018, ADATA demonstrated its new high-end XPG SX8200 SSDs. The new drives use Silicon Motion’s SM2262 controller as well as 3D TLC NAND. The SSDs will be available in configurations featuring up to 2 TB of rawShow More Summary
Advisors and robo-advisors generally ask clients 5 simple questions, maybe 6 – punch in your age, your current investable assets, annual investable income, the investment horizon, your risk appetite, that’s it. There is other important information you may be missing.
“Based on real-time, per-minute page views and compared to levels on the previous two Saturdays, our statisticians found a precipitous drop in traffic at 8:07 a.m. immediately after the warning was sent out,” Pornhub said.
It’s unnatural for many artists to talk about money - especially when the money seems like barely enough to bother counting. And, yet, you can imagine how important it is to have a cozy relationship with money when you need it in your life. Show More Summary
Markets may not see a repeat of last year's strong returns on risky assets like stocks. Meanwhile, the yields on high-quality assets like Treasurys are historically low. For alternative sources of income, investors can use dividend growers...Show More Summary
How Amazon's predatory non-profit model is a particularly potent form of rent extraction.
YouTube just made some major changes to their YouTube Partner Program and it’s going to have a major effect on YouTubers’ income. In many cases, it’ll means their income will go to zero! Here’s what you can need to do about it so you don’t end up in the poor house. Starting today, new channels will need to have 1,000 […]
Through Property Partner investors will have the opportunity to secure monthly returns from rental income as well as the capital growth of these properties. Continue reading Uk-based proptech platform to offer direct investment in commercial property at Property Portal Watch.
By Steve Roth (reposted) How Amazon’s Accounting Makes Rich People’s Income Invisible Increasingly, businesses don’t generate profits. They generate capital gains. It’s fiendishly clever. Image you’re Jeff Bezos, circa 1998. You’re building a company (Amazon) that stands to make you and your compatriots vastly rich. But looking forward, you see a problem: if your company […]
ETrade Financial fared well in 2017, with over 20% growth in revenue in the first 9 months of the year and a more than 40% surge in its stock price over the year. We attribute this growth primarily to revenues from interest earning assets.
GUEST: Over the past few years, economic inequality has become a topic of focus for economists, politicians, and leaders of industry. Tech titans are starting to discuss concepts like the future of capitalism, universal basic income, and wealth redistribution as the technology they’ve developed starts to automate more and more jobs. New York, Los Angeles, San […]
Here’s some interesting news from the Employee Benefit Research Institution. Not everyone is aware of this, but Americans have more retirement income in IRA accounts ($7.2 trillion) than in 401k accounts ($5.6 trillion). A few years ago EBRI started collecting information about IRA contributions, and they now have enough data to show some trends over […]
Idaho is one of just two states that do not require elected officials to reveal any information about their finances, a tool that can help indicate conflicts of interest with … Click to Continue »
SANCTUARY STATES AREN’T CHEAP, YOU KNOW: Incoming New Jersey Governor Wants to Create an Entire Agency to Protect Illegal Immigrants.
If you have started to notice that your in-home Wi-Fi performance has started to decline, especially after you have added certain streaming devices to your network, an incoming fix from Google might alleviate the issue. Google has confirmed that a bug has caused Wi-Fi performance to drop for [...]
The Internal Revenue Service has recently released new data on individual income taxes for tax year 2015, showing the number of taxpayers, adjusted gross income, and income tax shares by income percentiles. The data demonstrate that the U.S. individual income tax continues to be very progressive, borne primarily by the highest income earners. In 2015, […]
A northern Oregon couple pleaded guilty to tax evasion after authorities say they shielded nearly $4 million in income from the IRS. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Karl Brady and Laura Brady … Click to Continue »