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23 hrs ago | 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?
Wednesday Apr 15 | 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?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
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 to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Daily Advance
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?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via West Australian
The Commonwealth Bank has passed on a portion of the Reserve Bank's 0.25 per cent interest rate cut, cutting its standard variable rate by 20 basis points. The cut puts its standard variable rate to what it says is the lowest in its history at 5.45 per cent. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Canada NewsWire
Common equity tier 1 capital ratio was 10.5%, the tier 1 ratio was 11.8% and the total capital ratio was 13.1% at The impact of higher fee income arising from increased capital market activities, growth in our Commercial and Global Banking and Market portfolios and increased gains on sales of available-for-sale securities was more than offset by the impact of derivative fair value movements recycled to the income statement due to hedge accounting criteria not having been met. Results also continue to be negatively impacted by competitive pressures in the low interest rate environment and run-off of the consumer finance portfolio. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
In June 2014, Heather Schneiter bought a new house on Dresden Street in the South Linden neighborhood for the asking price of $92,000. The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath, 1,646-square-foot house, located across the street from the Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, was built by the Greater Linden Development Corp. using federal neighborhood-stabilization funds. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via Cape Gazette
Before the crash, it used to be easy. You called a loan officer, told them what you made and what you owed and BAM! - they sent you a pre-qualification letter. Comment?
5 hrs ago | via This Is Somerset
Political leaders will embark on a frenetic final 48 hours of campaigning as they desperately seek to secure a decisive breakthrough with voters at Thursday's General Election. With polling stations open in just two days for one of the most finely-balanced contests in living memory, they will tour the country to push key messages in a bid to move stubbornly-deadlocked polls. Comment?
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