Archive for August, 2015

The Nightmare On Wall Street

August 22, 2015 1 Comment
The Nightmare On Wall Street

The end of the trading week has begun, and the start of a new nightmare begins, as this week marks the worst week for stocks since 2011. Not to mention the Dow experienced the largest point drop since the financial crisis. Um, ouch? And I know I’ve played this meme plenty of times before, but […]

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Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

I wasn’t exactly sure a study for this would ever surface because it really isn’t necessary. Understandably, the issue over surging college tuition cost has been vexing for most people. After all, economics is a difficult concept to grasp, and people (as a collective) usually cannot understand the mistakes they’ve done until some professors in […]

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Good Thing I Never Wanted To Be A Lawyer…

August 13, 2015 1 Comment
Good Thing I Never Wanted To Be A Lawyer…

I could never truly understand the psyche and the mentality of someone who chooses (voluntarily) to enter the law profession. Most people dislike lawyers because they represent people and corporations without caring about who they are, what they have done (or accused of), who they have wronged or how culpable they are. I guess this […]

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Pointless CEO Pay Ratio Rule Is Pointless

August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pointless CEO Pay Ratio Rule Is Pointless

This is also what happens when you allow just anyone to write, draft and propose laws for our financial sector. As a result, you get this rather pointless and silly CEO Pay Ratio rule, as a requirement for the Dodd-Frank Act of 2008. Some small background into the fact, as a response to the 2008 […]

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We Need Banks To Be ‘Too Big To Fail,’ Whether We Know It Or Not

August 5, 2015 0 Comments
We Need Banks To Be ‘Too Big To Fail,’ Whether We Know It Or Not

Regardless of how you frame the question about the popularity of banks, there are a ton of people who will tell you that they do not like banks. There are also a ton of people who can list at least 5 things they dislike about banks. The same people most likely do not understand normal […]

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