Tag: Economy

President Trump backtracks on possible tax cuts

President Trump backtracks on possible tax cuts

LAUREN: PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS HE IS NO LONGER CONSIDERING TAX CUTS TO BOOST THE ECONOMY. OUR NEXT GUEST SAYS THE TAX TURNAROUND IS JUST VERBAL TWEETING. DOUG FLYNN IS A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER AND CO-FOUNDER OF FLYNN ZETO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT. HE JOINS US NOW. DOUG, CALL IT WHAT YOU WANT. IT IS CERTAINLY BACKTRACKING. WHY?>>WELL, …

How the blockchain is changing money and business | Don Tapscott

How the blockchain is changing money and business | Don Tapscott

The technology likely to have the greatest impact on the next few decades has arrived. And it’s not social media. It’s not big data. It’s not robotics. It’s not even AI. You’ll be surprised to learn that it’s the underlying technology of digital currencies like Bitcoin. It’s called the blockchain. Blockchain. Now, it’s not the …

The Cost of Inequality

The Cost of Inequality

, ” and I will in this piece by saying I come out of the public-sector. I have worked for the White House, the current Speaker of the house, worked for a labour union and nonprofits, and I think it is this type of what I call bridge building activity has made me realise it …

Banking Explained – Money and Credit

The international banking system is an enigma. There are more than 30,000 different banks worldwide and they hold unbelievable amounts of assets. The top 10 banks alone account for roughly 25 Trillion U.S. Dollars. Today, banking can seem very complex, but originally, the idea was to make life simpler. 11th century Italy was the center …

Rwanda’s economy is booming, but at what cost?

Rwanda’s economy is booming, but at what cost?

>>Sreenivasan: ROBERT MUGABE OF ZIMBABWE DIED THIS WEEK. HE RULED THAT COUNTRY FOR ALMOST 40 YEARS. HE HELPED THE NATION GAIN INDEPENDENCE, BUT WAS LATER REVILED FOR HIS BRUTAL CRACKDOWNS ON OPPONENTS AND A FAILING ECONOMY. FOR SOME, THE STORY IS A SIMILAR ONE TO THAT OF RWANDA, WHERE, A QUARTER CENTURY AGO, MORE THAN …

Why My Family’s Cost of Living is Cheaper in Tokyo

Why My Family’s Cost of Living is Cheaper in Tokyo

Hello world! Here’s the thing. I moved from Vancouver, Canada, to Tokyo, Japan. In Canada, I used to make more money, yet my quality of life is somehow better across the Pacific ocean. This is largely in part due to the cost of living being cheaper for my family. How could this be, in one …

Americans fleeing tax-heavy blue states at a record pace

Americans fleeing tax-heavy blue states at a record pace

PARENTS. A LOOK AT HEADLINES. LELAND, SEND IT TO YOU. LELAND: GREAT STORY, JILLIAN. THANK YOU. NEW YORK, WHERE WE ARE, AND ILLINOIS AT A RECORD PACE, LEAVING FEWERS TO COVER THE DEMOCRATS TAX TAB IN THOSE STATES. LISA: SO PRETTY CRAZY. WHAT COULD THIS MEAN IN THE LONG TERM? FORTUNATELY WE HAVE WITH US, …

How Money Is Made | How Stuff Is Made | Refinery29

How Money Is Made | How Stuff Is Made | Refinery29

The American dream is a house, a car, and money. (upbeat music) Moolah, cash, dollars, dough. No matter what you call it, how you make it or how you feel about it, one in three Americans thinks more about money than any other topic on a given day. The word “money,” I associate with greed. …