The Economic Problems With Bernie Sanders’ Progressive Agenda: Even When He’s Right He’s Wrong

My own personal preference would be for Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton: but that’s something driven by emotion rather than careful consideration of the issues. And what we’re about here is the consideration of exactly those issues, the economics of public policy. At which point Bernie becomes very much less […]

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When It Comes To Employee Engagement, What’s Your Keystone?

Employee engagement figures are in the doldrums but some firms are successfully engaging their employees and generating real business results by devising their own approach. Here are 4 different case studies of firms that are achieving great things by focusing their efforts on their own ‘keystones’.

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Congress Should Have Fixed Puerto Rico’s Looming Default But Went Home Instead

As we all should be aware by now Puerto Rico is effectively bankrupt. And as the tragedy of the situation is the law doesn’t allow Puerto Rico to actually go bankrupt. This is something that Congress really should sort out and they really should have done so before this weekend, […]

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Don’t Sell In May: Buy These 4 Dividend Growers Instead

If you “sell in May and go away” this year, you could be putting a whole year’s worth of returns at risk. Now is the time to be adding top-notch dividend stocks to your portfolio. I’ll give you four my “second-level analysis” has uncovered in a moment. First, here’s why “sell in […]

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Precious Gems for Mother’s Day: From Diamond, Gold and Ruby Spa Treatments to the Ultimate Gifts

Peninsula Hotel Pool and Spa in Beverly Hills What do you possibly give the Mother who has it all? She has traveled the world, dined at the best restaurants and owns the finest designer outfits. There is one thing that every woman loves, young and old, and that is fine jewelry […]

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How To Profit From Expected Surge In Video Game Addiction

The crack cocaine-like addiction with video games is only expected to surge. Some 34 million hard-core gamers in the U.S. spend an average of 22 hours every week in front of the screens, according to the NPD Group. Market research firm Newzoo projects the global video game market will expand […]

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How Roth Conversions Are Reported to the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is notorious for misunderstanding the recharacterizations of Roth conversions. After misunderstanding, they send a scary CP2000 form called “IRS Notice of Proposed Adjustment for Underpayment / Overpayment” and require the taxpayer to either send justification of their filing or pay significantly more in taxes and […]

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