Nobody likes talking about the dreaded “B word.” Just mention the word budgeting in a crowd, and you’ll see perfectly reasonable adults turn into petulant children. After giving you an angry stare, they’ll cross their arms, give you the side-eye, and breathe deeply until the moment passes. Why? Because even responsible and hard-working adults hate the idea of budgeting or planning their spending. They work hard each week, they’ll say, and they don’t want to live life in a cage. And …
Should the Big Four be broken up? And how about the Duke of Westminster’s $9 billion tax-free inheritance?
Remarkably, an increasing number of economists believe the Eurozone has addressed its weaknesses. Shades of the Great Moderation, circa 2006.
Why does lavish health spending in the US produce so little in the way of results?
Clinton’s hard move to the right is causing some consternation among bona fide progressives. But what will they do about it?
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP copyright, Clinton’s health, Trump shakeup, campaign body language, jobs, Uber, Corbyn vids, wealth, Hitler video
Earlier this month, I was traveling with my family in Toronto. I was waiting outside of the CN Tower for my family to meet up as my parents had gone in one direction, my wife and children had gone in a second direction, and I was using the bathroom, so I was standing at our meetup point. While standing there, I was leaning next to a guy in a Blue Jays jersey who was waiting for the Rogers Centre to …
Picking apart the conflation of real capital with finance capital and explaining how that confusion undermines sound analysis of the crisis.
Deutsche Bank whistleblower Eric Ben-Artzi makes a huge financial sacrifice to call out corruption in SEC enforcement.
You’re probably familiar with the urban legend that auto insurance companies charge higher rates for red cars. In fact, your insurance company probably doesn’t even know what color your car is. But it is true that some cars are cheaper to insure than others. Often, the final determination isn’t even the value of the car — that’s only an important factor if you’re insuring the car against theft. So why are some cars cheaper to insure than others? The Main Factor Is You First, …
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