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Monday Sep 21 | via FindLaw
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest, according to Benjamin Franklin. But many students in the US must borrow so much for education that they will be paying interest on knowledge long after school is over , sometimes decades later. Comment?
Aug 25, 2015 | via Benzinga
US stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade. China's Shanghai Composite Index again tumbled 7.63 percent today. Comment?
Jun 1, 2015 | via Rocky Mount Telegram
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
May 4, 2015 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
5 min ago | via Broward-Palm Beach
Right up into the 1960s, the Hays Code demanded that criminals in American movies face punishment by the final reel, a stricture that, however well-intentioned, served to propagate our national myth: that the only route to success is hard work and decency. Comment?
5 min ago | via Los Gatos Weekly-Times
A city council member who helped the police chief buy a home after voting to loan him $500,000 in public funds said Monday he will now donate the money he received from the deal to an unspecified charity. In a statement posted on a local news site, Berkeleyside, late Monday, Laurie Capitelli said he would give away nearly $6,000 "to avoid any suggestion of impropriety." Comment?
6 min ago | via Universal Hub
Michael Anderson, 46, of Framingham, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his participation in a scheme to flip condos in Dorchester and Roxbury during the recession, the US Attorney's office reports. Anderson, who pleaded guilty, will also have to pay more than $11 million in restitution and give up another $7.5 million in ill-gotten gains. Comment?
9 min ago | via WINK-TV Fort Myers
A new report by federal investigators says Florida has consistently underperformed other states in using federal mortgage assistance money to help desperate homeowners facing foreclosure. According to the report released this week, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program says that of the 18 states participating in the Treasury Department's Hardest Hit Fund, Florida has the lowest rate of approving homeowners for assistance, one of the highest rates of denying assistance and is slow with processing applications. Comment?
19 min ago | via South China Morning Post
A lack of affordable homes has been a complaint of many Saudis, especially for young people active on social media. Photo: AP Saudi Arabia plans to convert a state-owned housing fund into a bank, the latest in a string of reforms to the economic policy apparatus announced since King Salman took the throne in January, as the kingdom struggles to address a shortage of affordable housing. Comment?
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