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Big Surge In Vehicle Sales, Service Sector, ADP Employment

Popular Economics Weekly Why start with motor vehicle sales? “Consumers weren’t holding back in May when it came to buying cars and trucks which sold at a 17.8 million annual rate for a whopping 7.9 percent gain from April,” said … Continue reading

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Enslavement of the Middle Class

Financial FAQs It is becoming obvious that the American middle class (topic dujour among presidential candidates these days) has been enslaved by an ideology that only benefits the wealthiest among US. It is an ideology of austerity that has prevailed … Continue reading

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December Unemployment Report Sets Record

Financial FAQs Friday’s Labor Dept. nonfarm payrolls report has just set a record for annual job creation. The U.S. added 252,000 new jobs in December to extend the strongest streak of hiring since the mid-1990s, but wages fell and more … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing, Washington!

Financial FAQs Democrats have bought the Republican lie that Democrats were the big spenders, it seems, with the draconian federal budget cuts enacted over the past 2 years. But recent statistics show it’s been the Republicans since 1980 that created … Continue reading

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What is a Real Minimum Wage?

Financial FAQs The debate on how to boost this economic recovery has now shifted to the federal minimum wage standard, now at $7.25 percent per hour. This is in part because the latest Census Bureau report shows 46.5 million Americans … Continue reading

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Next 4 Years—Back to the Future

Financial FAQs President Obama’s victory means it’s Back to the Future for economic as well as social policies. It means he now has the mandate to implement what the electorate chose him for—a functioning government to not only fix disasters … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Record Achievements

Financial FAQs Why so many doubters of the President’s record? Candidate Romney would have us believe Obama has accomplished nothing, but in fact President Obama has one of the most history making legislative records since FDR. The Washington Monthly lists … Continue reading

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