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Destroying Minimum Wage Fallacies

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Reading Time: 5 minutes There is a lot of misinformation on the internet about the minimum wage. The reason for this is it is a politically charged topic. If your goal is to push an agenda, it’s easy to manipulate statistics in your favor. The phrase popularized by Mark Twain is applicable in this…CONTINUE READING

Credit Card Debt Highest Since 2008

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Reading Time: 4 minutes President Trump made a bold official promise of 4% GDP growth per year: “To get the economy back on track, President Trump has outlined a bold plan to create 25 million new American jobs in the next decade and return to 4 percent annual economic growth,” reads the White House…CONTINUE READING

Real Unemployment Rate In The United States

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Undoubtedly you have heard the optimistic economic outlooks on mainstream media channels. Often along with those highly touted future outlooks is a justification that the United States is at “full employment”, given that the unemployment rate, as recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is reported to be 4.8%…CONTINUE READING