Business Owners Work to Delay New Bacon Law

A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in…

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Why Social Security Claims Will Likely Fall Short

For most people, benefits will fall far short of the maximum because their wages over their career will fall far short of the maximum taxable wage. See, Social Security benefits are determined based on a recipient's average wages during…

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BP Pledges $103M is Oil Spill Fund Across…

Alabama, Florida and Mississippi are receiving more than $103 million in BP oil spill settlement money for new and continued coastal projects. "These projects, combined with existing investments, continue to advance our goal of protecting and restoring species and habitats…

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How Money Printing Undermines Production

While many people agree that money printing is the cause of prices rising, it is still difficult to articulate exactly why that is the case. In this video we discuss the mechanisms of how money…

Bank Announces End to Overdraft Fees

The holidays came early for Capital One customers, with the bank announcing it will eliminate all overdraft fees and bring "humanity" back to banking. "The bank account is a cornerstone of a person's financial life,"…

Home Prices Spiked 19% in the Last Year

Home prices have risen 19 percent from last year, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. In September, the price of homes was up 19.1 percent compared to Sept. 2020, according to the index, The Associated Press reported. Prices…

Congress Faces Urgent December Deadlines

Congress is running up against another major deadline in the first few days of December. Debt ceiling. Government shutdown. Biden's Build Back Better spending plan. And still, there is no end to the disagreements in…