The Issue: America's white-black wealth gap worsens.Our Opinion: This problem not only stagnates blacks financially but also stagnates our economy.President Barack Obama, Herman Cain and Oprah Winfrey might be accumulating wealth in America, but blac...
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There are four dangerous fiscal fables afloat. The first is that taxes can be cut to raise revenues and lower the deficit. The second is that spending can be raised to raise revenues and lower the deficit. The third is that the deficit can be financed by printing money with no real consequences. And the fourth, and most dangerous, is that the deficit's accumulated value --...
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This is a guest post by Thayer Willis, author of Navigating the Dark Side of Wealth: A Life Guide for Inheritors and Beyond Gold: True Wealth for Inheritors. Her last article for FORBES was “Why Family Wealth Is A Curse.”
(2 months and 18 days ago)
This is a guest post by Thayer Willis, author of Navigating the Dark Side of Wealth: A Life Guide for Inheritors and Beyond Gold: True Wealth for Inheritors
(2 months and 21 days ago)
Highlights from the world of opinion, along with the latest editorials from The Oregonian editorial board.
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Herald columnist Kenneth Peterson recently published a piece on wealth management — what it is, who provides it and the importance of forming a collaborative team of advisers that includes your attorney, tax preparer and wealth manager.
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The fastest growing wealth center in the world, Singapore could replace Switzerland as the wealth capital by 2020.
(28 days ago)
CNN's Reliable Sources panel this morning took on the recent Pew study that found MSNBC to be 85% opinion, Fox News 55% opinion, and CNN at 46%. After expressing concerns as to what exactly the survey defined as "opinion" content versus hard "reporting, the panel ultimately concluded that opinion content is "cheapest" to produce, and thus advantageous for ratings.
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On November 20, 2012, a video alleging vast wealth inequality in America was posted on YouTube. Over the last few weeks, the video has gone viral, with over 5.1 million views as of this writing and prominent political mentions, including at Ezra Klein’s Washington Post “Wonk Blog.” The video relies on scare tactics, such as a reference to the wealth held by the top 1 percent...
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I never cease to marvel at how many notables now wish to anoint themselves as the change agent who finally created the now-successful General Motors.
(2 months and 22 days ago)
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