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17 Sep 2019

Time To Bring Political Literacy Into the Workplace

    As they have for decades, Americans are having an increasingly difficult time preparing for retirement. As numerous studies have shown, the American workforce, now neatly divided into Gen Xers, Millennials and Baby Boomers, all say they cannot save enough for retirement. Workers are burdened with student debt, home

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05 Sep 2019

He Has Mental Problems: The Simple Explanation for Trump’s Hurricane Map

    As usual, the media is falling all over itself to explain how Trump said Alabama was a possible target of Hurricane Dorian as it moved north- northwest skirting the country’s eastern seaboard.  As this photo shows, Trump used a black magic marker to extend the hurricane’s path farther

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03 Sep 2019

Canadian Middle Class Has Higher Living Standard Than Americans

Here is an old joke about Canadians: How do you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? The Canadian has free health insurance and does not own a gun. Now, a recent article on Bloomberg says the difference between middle-class Canadians and Americans shows more differences between the

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16 Aug 2019

When a Huge Firm Admits It Has No Solution for the Retirement Crisis

      In a short, but illustrative “thought leadership” report from Prudential, the $1.4 trillion in asset insurance and retirement planning firm, three major sources of financial stress were identified as affecting the future financial security of millions of retirees. The report, Preparing for Longevity: Overcoming Financial Wellness Challenges,

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14 Aug 2019

It’s Time for That Painful Shanda Discussion

    No other nation has treated the Jews better than the United States.  In turn, Jews have also made major positive contributions to the nation.  Jews have been good citizens and have a high percentage of voter participation than other Americans; 85% versus the national average of 52%, according

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