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Income, Wages, And Poverty

It seems to me…. “Inequality causes problems by creating fissures in societies, leaving those at the bottom feeling marginalized or disenfranchised.” ~ Nicholas Kristof[1]. Even with the economy continuing to expand and unemployment at its lowest point in ten years, … Continue reading

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Financial Sector Regulation

It seems to me…. “It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” ~ Henry Ford[1]. Many Americans … Continue reading

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Debt and Inequality

It seems to me… “A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” ~ Alexis de Tocqueville. Misguided conservatives continue to sally forth to battle some non-existent … Continue reading

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Retirement Planning

It seems to me… “You can retire from a job, but don’t ever retire from making extremely meaningful contributions in life.” ~ Stephen Covey. In 1900, the average person in the U.S. had a life expectancy of 47 years; today, … Continue reading

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