Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Wrong Budget Debate

Financial FAQs We are having the wrong budget debate. Washington is not talking about paying down the federal debt, which now totals some $9.5 trillion held publicly. Budget deficits are created when revenues don’t equal spending. So when the focus … Continue reading

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The Real Employment Picture

Popular Economics Weekly Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 216,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 8.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. It is a start, but we have a long way to … Continue reading

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