Reason TV Responds To Kristen Bell’s Mary Poppins Short Film About Raising Minimum Wage

Reason TV Responds To Kristen Bell’s Mary Poppins Short Film About Raising Minimum Wage

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Kristen Bell recently starred in a short video called "Marry Poppins Quits" about Federal government needing to increase the minimum wage.   However, she fails to address the consequences of raising minimum wage. In response to "Marry Poppins … [Read more...]

Epic: Could This Be The Hilarious New Tax Return Trend For America?

Epic: Could This Be The Hilarious New Tax Return Trend For America?

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The recent IRS scandal is sure to go down as one of the most ridiculous of scandals in U.S. history. The more that is uncovered, the more unbelievable the story becomes. WCJ: “IRS Loses Email” Cartoon Ever since the IRS admitted to mysteriously … [Read more...]

Time To Celebrate “Cost Of Government Day”

Time To Celebrate “Cost Of Government Day”

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Each year, I write about the Cost of Government Day – the day on which the average American has worked enough to pay his or her share of the government’s budget. Now, the Cost of Government Day had never fallen past June 27 before our current … [Read more...]

Why The Housing Market Will Crash, Again

Why The Housing Market Will Crash, Again

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How severe this will be is yet to be seen.   What caused the last housing bubble?  In two words, easy credit.  You could buy a six-hundred thousand dollar house basically without a job, or the means to pay the mortgage.  The banks just … [Read more...]

Five Things Wealthy People Know

Five Things Wealthy People Know

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Why are wealthy people wealthy? Here are 5 things wealthy people practice regularly. Do you do these things in your daily life? Video from wsj.com. … [Read more...]

Retirement Is Bad for Your Health, and Your Wealth

Retirement Is Bad for Your Health, and Your Wealth

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Retirement isn’t what it used to be. And that’s not a bad thing. With longevity increasing, people are looking for more substance, engagement, income, meaning, and purpose for a new stage of life. Many are working longer, out of economic need or … [Read more...]

Watch Out, Obama’s Set to Forgive Student Loans

Watch Out, Obama’s Set to Forgive Student Loans

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President Obama is in the process of expanding a student loan forgiveness program through his executive power (the infamous pen). Whether constitutional or not, he appears to believe that he can add more students to the eligibility list for a … [Read more...]

Cook Couple Passed $6 Billion Fortune to Son to Avoid Tax

Cook Couple Passed $6 Billion Fortune to Son to Avoid Tax

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Bill and Gayle Cook, the co-founders of medical-device maker Cook Group, passed ownership of the company to their son, Carl, to avoid estate taxes prior to Bill Cook’s death in 2011, according to a biography of the patriarch. “We had to bypass … [Read more...]

Sometimes Renting A Home Just Makes Fiscal Sense

Sometimes Renting A Home Just Makes Fiscal Sense

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For generations, owning a home was considered by many to be a key component in achieving the American Dream. When the housing bubble burst, however, a large number of those people rethought that belief. Fox Business recently published … [Read more...]

Study Identifies America’s Most – And Least – Financially Literate States

Study Identifies America’s Most – And Least – Financially Literate States

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In today’s economy, managing often limited economic resources is of utmost importance. While making smart money moves is ultimately an individual decision, a recent study by WalletHub found that residents of certain states are more likely to … [Read more...]