Archive for December 10th, 2017

Few American values rank higher than self-determination and the freedom of citizens to make their own choices. Proud individualism has been part of our countrys DNA since its founding. The tax reform bills moving rapidly through Congress largely embrace this philosophy. They would leave more in the pockets of working Americans and reduce the role that taxes play in financial decision-making, allowing people to take their own paths without much help or hindrance from Washington.
But one provision in the Senate version of the bill would restrict Americans ability to make their own…

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So much for the notion that higher trade deficits lead to higher unemployment levels. Last month, the U.S. economy created over 220,000 jobs. Meanwhile, the countrys trade deficit widened, on track to its highest level in nine years. This is far from the first time that imports and job creation both increased. It happens almost every month. The seeming contradiction illustrates the fact that imports do not increase unemployment. They actually help reduce it.
More imports do not equal fewer exports, and they certainly do not equal fewer jobs. The latest jobs data from the Department of…

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The G.O.P. bills impose different rates on the same income based on things like organizational structure or occupation. At the losing end? Employees with paychecks.

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The private insurance market is at risk of collapse.

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<p>The robots, in fact, are already here.</p>

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Tulip mania: Is bitcoin's boom about to turn into one of history's biggest busts?

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<p>As technology takes over more of people's daily lives, it's also taking over ever-bigger chunks of their retirement accounts.</p>

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The World Record for the men’s 100-meter dash is 9.58 seconds, while the men’s world record for the for the 100-meter hurdles is 12.80 seconds. The athletes run the same distance on the same track and yet the Hurdlers consistently turn in times almost 33% slower. It’s obvious that each of the ten hurdles in the Athletes path slows them down. If there were fewer hurdles, it would stand to reason that their times would improve. If the hurdles were removed completely you would expect the times to improve to the point where they were the same as the 100-meter dash. Hurdles in sports and business…

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Saving money for retirement is crucial, yet it's how you invest the money that will make or break your savings.

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When it comes to tax reform, 2018 is very much up in the air. But there are still certain tax moves you can make this year that are a sure thing.

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