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Oct 6, 2015 | via Wall Street Journal
Bobby Jindal, governor of Louisiana and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks during the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, seeking to breathe life into his presidential campaign, is taking a sharply different approach to tax policy than his Republican rivals. Comment?
Sep 21, 2015 | 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?
9 min ago | via Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Average house prices in the South West rose by 5.4 per cent in the year ending in August 2015 according to the Land Registry, which was higher than the national average of 4.2 per cent. However, local market performance can vary considerably with factors such as supply, proximity to commuter stations and access to good schools contributing to demand and price differentials. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Chronicle-Journal
More than a third of Canadian homeowners feel that housing in their area is unaffordable, according to a survey released Thursday by Manulife Bank of Canada. According to the bi-annual survey, 28 per cent of respondents found their local housing market "somewhat unaffordable," while another 11 per cent described it as "not affordable at all." Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Mercury
THE abuse of drugs and alcohol has overtaken politics and the economy to become the number one issue troubling teenagers, according to a major national survey. With Australia in the grips of an ice epidemic , Mission Australia's 2015 Youth Survey reveals 15-19 year olds have identified drugs and alcohol as the most important issue in the country for the first time in the report's history. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Mercury
Australians are being encouraged to make more than the minimum-only repayments on their home loans while interest rates remain at historical lows. A GROWING number of cash-strapped mortgage customers are making minimum-only repayments on their loans raising concerns they are carrying too much debt. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
According to Zacks, "Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation, formerly known as Atlantic Coast Federal Corporation, operates as a savings bank through its subsidiary Atlantic Coast Bank, a federally chartered and insured savings bank serving northeastern Florida and southeastern Georgia markets. The products offered by the bank includes checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, demand deposit accounts, time deposit accounts, certificates of deposit, family residential first and second mortgage loans, home-equity loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial and residential construction loans, land and multi-family real estate loans, commercial business loans, and automobile and other consumer loans. Comment?
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