When the U.S. government sold the income tax to the public in the 1940s, its message obscured the tax’s limited application and coercive nature. It promoted the tax as a mass tax through popular culture,...
'Tis the season for gift cards. Here's everything to know about giving and receiving gift cards this ... holiday season.GettyThe holiday season calls for gift giving. But sometimes, giving a gift card is just...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The brokerage firm is exploring a bold new play.GettyTopline: As it looks to make up lost revenue from slashing commission fees to zero, brokerage firm TD Ameritrade is reportedly...
Professional Electric Light Point Installing. Construction Industry Theme. Closeup Photo.GettyThe career of an electrician is one that’s not going to disappear anytime soon in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational...
GettyIt’s the rage of Europe. Some say it gives them an advantage over America. It may, however, shock you to know the truth behind negative interest rates and the damage they can wreak on “safe”...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Uber founder Travis Kalanick smiles while watching an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles ... Lakers and the Miami Heat Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Los Angeles....
Baby Boomers are facing large scale homelessness, Congress was warned today.“Without serious attention and planning, we will have elderly paupers on our streets and in our parks in large numbers,” Dr. Joanne Lynn, policy analyst...
These are uncertain times for investors. Between trade wars and lingering memories of the 2008 financial crisis, many Americans are putting their money in “safe” places; according to the most recent data from the Federal...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The feud between Cooperman and Warren escalates, yet again.Bloomberg/Getty ImagesTopline: In the latest salvo in her war on the ultrarich and public feud with longtime investor Leon Cooperman, 2020...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin 10 Stocks Where Yields Got More Juicy »In trading on Thursday, shares of Kraft Heinz were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.6),...
Switch button positioned on the word minimum, black background and blue light. Conceptual image for ... illustration of Risk management or assessment.GettyInterest rates are the talk of the bond world right now. They are...
Banks Tightened Standards on Credit Cards in Third Quarter, Fed Survey FindsBanks are tightening their standards on credit card loans in the third quarter, out of concern with the more uncertain economic outlook, according to...
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Getty Slightly more than two out of five...
CONCORD, NH - NOVEMBER 14: Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick stands in the visitor center ... of the New Hampshire State House after he filed his paperwork to run for president in 2020...
Congressman Jesús G. ‘Chuy’ García, (Democrat, Illinois 4th congressional district)Courtesy of Congressman Chuy Garcia's OfficeThousands of jobs have been lost at U.S. private-equity backed companies, and nowhere is this more acute than in the retail...
It's easy to overspend this time of year.GettyWe’re entering prime shopping season: According to NerdWallet’s 2019 Holiday Shopping Report, Americans plan to spend an average of $825 on gifts during the 2019 holidays, ranging from...
U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee and Rashida Tlaib, and Senator Bernie Sanders, have introduced legislation aimed at addressing at long last the scandalously widening pay gap between U.S. workers and corporate...
Are We Headed for the Next Recession?Photo Credit: ShutterstockRecently, the yield curve un-inverted. Many are wondering what this means in terms of a recession. But to really evaluate whether the next recession is on the...
That number was the third highest on record, despite the fact that the tax changes that took effect in 2018 reduced some of the opportunities to take advantage of tax breaks for charitable giving. Clearly,...
Illinois State Capital Building in Springfield, IllinoisGettyNot much more than a month ago, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s task force released its report recommending that asset management at the 650-odd pension funds be consolidated, while leaving...