Archive for November, 2014
 

 
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The Thrill of Defeat, the Agony of Victory

It’s a well-recognized truth that playing sports brings out the best — and worst — in people. The same can be said about watching sports, and that goes double for me, since I’m both a fan and an athlete. More ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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11 Social Security Mistakes People Make

The hits just keep on coming. The Internet hits for Larry Kotlikoff and his Social Security Secrets, that is. We’re still getting tens of thousands a day and wave after wave of inquiries for Larry, some of which he’...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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When Will the Deficit Hit $10 Trillion? 2036? 2057? But So What?

Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at rates of annual deficit spending in real and nominal dollars and projects a response to reader Jack Doyle’s question. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The War Between the Generations is Nonsense

By Chris Farrell | August 6, 2012 Chris Farrell is economics editor for APM’s Marketplace Money, a syndicated personal finance program.     Baby boomers came of age with the arrival of the generation gap, a ti...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Education Olympics: How Does the U.S. Rank?

The United States left the 2012 London Olympics with 104 medals in tow. But how do we stack up against the world when it comes to education? According to this infograph by Certification Map, the U.S. — which leads in gol...
by Michael Cadenhead