Tag: government

Bitcoin: Better Money?

Bitcoin: Better Money?

Facebook calls it Libra Facebook recently proposed a digital currency that would — Make it as easy to send money around the world as it is to send a photo and — Libra is promising stability. Because would be backed by a basket of major currencies, users would be protected from inflation in any one …

How America’s Marginal Tax System Actually Works

How America’s Marginal Tax System Actually Works

This was the Internet’s reaction to Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s proposed tax increase. Ocasio Cortez has suggested a 70 percent tax on the super rich to pay for the new Green Deal. But it means that as you climb up this ladder, you should be contributing more. There’s a lot of conflicting opinions out there and …

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk today about why healthcare costs in the United States are so phenomenally, fascinatingly expensive, but first I have to blow your mind: Alright, so you’ve probably heard that the reason that people enjoy “free” healthcare in Australia and the UK and Canada, etc, etc is that …

Basic Income (10 Reasons)

Basic Income (10 Reasons)

The US Declaration of Independence says we all have the right to life and liberty. But the truth is you don’t have the right to life and liberty unless you can afford it. One in seven Americans lives in poverty. That means they can’t afford basic needs like food and shelter. But we have in …

#NVSBE2017 Learning Session: Doing Business With VA FMBT

#NVSBE2017 Learning Session: Doing Business With VA FMBT

[ Music ]>>So, good afternoon everyone. My name is Patrick Pearcy. To my left is Dr. Paul Tibbetts, Getsa Palacios, and Linda Ennis. We were expecting one more. He may sneak in here in a little bit. If you are here for the financial management business transformation special program office brief, you’re in the right …