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Federal Minimum Wage Increase Impact

Understanding the Impact of a Federal Minimum Wage Increase

On February 11, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order raising the minimum pay for workers employed by companies that have federal contracts....
Raising National Federal Debt Ceiling Definition

Raising the US National Debt Ceiling – Crisis Definition & History

The circus is coming back to town, seemingly an annual occurrence following the 2010 Congressional elections. Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives...
Us Federal Debt Effects

Understanding the Current U.S. Federal Debt and Its Effect on You

"Debt" is one of the most frightening words in the English language, conjuring up visions of peonage, deprivation, and prison. Caricatures of debt collectors,...
Truth About Gas Prices

The Truth About Why Gas Prices Are Rising So High

As a kid growing up in the frigid northern states, I eagerly awaited April and May when the days of shivering mornings, glove-covered hands,...
Fair Tax Act Explained Pros Cons

What Is the Fair Tax Act Explained – Pros and Cons

After the first time trying to prepare and file personal taxes, most Americans learn the same lesson: The American tax system is complex and...
Recession Proof Jobs

Top 10 Recession Proof Jobs – Do They Exist?

Let's face it. Recessions are difficult. You'll know this best if you're out of work and looking for a job. But even if you're employed,...
Leading Lagging Economic Indicators

List of 16 Major Leading & Lagging Economic Indicators

Most economists talk about where the economy is headed - it's what they do. But in case you haven't noticed, many of their predictions...
National Us Unemployment Rate

What Is the REAL National U.S. Unemployment Rate – Why the...

The unemployment rate is a variable that economists routinely use to measure the health of the economy. However, some people think the federal unemployment rate...
Walk Away Home Mortgage

Should You Walk Away From Your Home Mortgage?

In the midst of the current housing market crisis, there are a percentage of people out there who have simply decided to walk away...
Stimulate United States Economy

Best Ways To Stimulate The United States Economy And Create Jobs

What is the number one topic on the mind of American citizens? The answer is Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (and not Steve Jobs of Apple)!...
Value Added Tax Opinion

What Is Your Opinion About A Value Added Tax?

In the midst of rising unemployment and a surging deficit, the United States government is thinking of ways to increase revenue in order to...