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Danielle Kurtzleben interviewed a guy named Mr. Money Mustache (or Pete) about a variety of personal finance questions. Pete's claim to fame is that he is retired at 30, which really means that he...
February 26, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
How nice to start a week with Paul Krugman and Larry Summers agreeing with things you have been saying for months. The Demos report, Financialization and Equal Opportunity, looks to the financial...
February 25, 2015 | Wallace Turbeville
Republicans are gearing up to cut food stamps on claims that there are too many people on the program. Such attempts to redistribute from the poor are a constant of Republican governance (the party...
February 24, 2015 | Matt Bruenig
Last night, John Legend and Common won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the theme song for the Civil Rights era film “Selma.” In their acceptance speeches, Common aligned the...
February 23, 2015 | Damon Daniels


What is the fiduciary rule? In the simplest terms, the fiduciary rule is a new regulation, proposed by the Department of Labor, which requires financial advisors and brokers to act in the best...
In the three decades after World War II, America became the first predominantly middle-class country in the world and our poverty rate was cut in half. Americans experienced what scholars describe as...

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