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Trump’s tariffs and trade wars are costing consumers and businesses

“President Donald Trump regularly declares that he’s winning his trade wars. Yet evidence is growing that the U.S. economy is a net loser so far.” Writing for Bloomburg News,Shawn Donnan reports: “economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Princeton University and Columbia University found that tariffs imposed last year by Trump on products…

Trump’s tariffs and trade wars are costing consumers and businesses

“President Donald Trump regularly declares that he’s winning his trade wars. Yet evidence is growing that the U.S. economy is a net loser so far.” Writing for Bloomburg News,Shawn Donnan reports: “economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Princeton University and Columbia University found that tariffs imposed last year by Trump on products…

Social Security 2100- a bill to ensure the viability of Social Security for the next 75 years

Social Security 2100 Act Congress needs to act to ensure the future of Social Security. The 2018 Social Security Trustees report projects that beneficiaries will see a 21 percent cut in benefits by 2034 unless Congress takes action to prevent the funding shortfall. The Congressional Budget Office’s estimate is more dire, setting the year at…

Help for the disabled: Household Acccomodations Guide

People with disabilities face financial challenges as they fight workplace discrimination and encounter the higher cost of living in order to accommodate their needs.  Thanks to Denise for sending this helpful link to a comprehensive guide to home adaptations for disabled people. It can be found at: https://householdquotes.co.uk/disability-accommodation-guide/ Source: Financial Planning for Women

What’s the worst thing we do to the earth and how can we atone for our impact?

Why discuss climate change in a personal finance and investing blog?Because climate disruption is affecting our lives and our finances and imposing massive costs on future generations.So… what’s the worst thing that middle class Americans do? We fly on airplanes. Flying has a large carbon footprint. Besides flying less, we can buy carbon offsets for…

What’s the worst thing we do to the earth and how can we atone for our impact?

Why discuss climate change in a personal finance and investing blog?Because climate disruption is affecting our lives and our finances and imposing massive costs on future generations.So… what’s the worst thing that middle class Americans do? We fly on airplanes. Flying has a large carbon footprint. Besides flying less, we can buy carbon offsets for…