Posts Tagged by Money
|April 1, 2014||Posted by Scott Baker under Financial|
Here’s what’s happened to the money that millions use, told from the POV of one who understands the role of land in our affairs.
|January 26, 2014||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
Most of your savings is lent out. Borrowers deposit the loans, banks lend those deposits, multiplying the money supply.
|December 29, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
If you want to keep your savings safe, you might consider gold, until you see it’s price is not reliable but manipulated by the biggest banks.
|December 19, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
You have to pay more for everything every year because politicians run up debts that benefit insiders more than others. So what can you do?
|December 6, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
Did you realize that so much of the spending in the economy never rewards any owner’s effort or any lender’s credit? That being the case, whose is it?
|November 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism, Financial|
One confident nation affirms its citizens’ right to use any qualified currency even as the US makes life tough for users of alternative currencies and another insecure nation bans the virtual currency.
|May 24, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under News, Progress Report|
McCain Weighs in Again on Campaign Finance Brad Pitt’s Movie Critiques American Financiers Everybody wants a better world, either for others or for themselves. We trim, blend, and append three 2012 articles from: (1) Los Angeles Times, May 22, on […]
|July 9, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Why Pay the Privileged our Public Money? End Dependence Day You often hear the corporate tax rate is 35%, higher than most of the Western world, but you hardly ever hear about all the credits, deductions, subsidies, and loopholes. Or […]
|April 2, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Spring Budget Cleaning Some of Our Favorite US Budget Cuts Youve heard of opium? Its how you pronounce OPM, which stands for Other Peoples Money. When thats what you get to spend, recklessness is the order of the day. This […]
|March 5, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Absentee Ownership — biggest worry about land The Flow of Money From Rented Land in Iowa Fertility translates into annual income. So counties with most fertile land have a higher percentage rented. This 2010 article was posted at Wallaces Farmer […]
|May 18, 2009||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
This tax shelter makes you wonder about the tax 401(k) — Is it Really Your Money? by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, May 18, 2009 Many workers have been saving money for retirement in 401(k) accounts. These are programs sponsored […]
|April 19, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Beijing’s ‘Legless’ Stimulus As the Elite Loots the US, Americans become Serfs Money means nothing without power. This country, as every scholar has pointed out, is a rent-seeking one, where the state functions merely to give privilege and largesse to […]
|March 15, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Budget Cut Battles Top Five Recommendations for Increasing Revenue and Cutting Costs Government, trillions of dollars in debt, must cut its spending. But why do we let politicians spend OPM (Other Peoples Money) to cover the costs of services we […]
|February 5, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Richest Americans’ Income Doubled as Tax Rate Slashed Most in Congress Mostly Invested in the Sector They Most Bail Out As the rich get richer, a consumer advocate offers her advice. We trim, blend, and append four 2009 articles from: […]
|November 8, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Money still rules and the biggest bloc of voters stays home The more things stay the same — Our US election postmortem The president-elect is more likely to be another FDR — a leader who complimented old reformer Henry George […]