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Opinion: Andrew Yang on gun violence, the decline of the American worker and 'freedom dividends' 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, met recently with members of the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy.

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Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Predictions of $200 to $300 billion investments in the nation’s 8,700+ OZones show the massive opportunity for the private sector.
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Be strategic when closing credit accounts 11.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Closing credit card accounts can hurt your scores, so you need to be smart about it.

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Column: Insurance firms' blunders on long-term care insurance create disaster for millions 25.7.2019 LA Times: Business

CalPERS and other marketers of long term care insurance screwed up their calculations, creating a crisis for millions of customers.

Tropical forest restoration is a global, high-value opportunity 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Forests have valuable ecological services and economic benefits, and this is where we should focus.
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Ocasio-Cortez, Aaron Rodgers Join Women's #EqualPay Demands After U.S. Soccer Team Victory Chants 8.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fans chanting "equal pay" during the U.S. women's national soccer team's World Cup victory reinvigorated calls to match the salaries of the professional men's league.
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PERA will cost Colorado state employees more and pay retirees less starting in 2020 21.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's Public Employee Retirement Association lost $1.8 billion on its investments during 2018, and that means workers who contribute to PERA will start paying more and retirees' annual benefits increase will drop starting in 2020.
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When family balks at paying their fair share 16.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Dear Liz: I inherited half a duplex from my parents. They were partners with my aunt and uncle. When alive, all parties shared expenses for the common areas. I rent out my half of the duplex while my aunt still lives in the other half. My cousins now control my aunt’s finances (she is 94 and in...

Was losing Amazon HQ bid good for Minnesota's fiscal health? 11.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A study on tax incentives offered to companies in 32 states found the financial incentives U.S. states give businesses have a detrimental effect on states' financial health.
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This California couple scammed Berkshire Hathaway out of millions, feds say 5.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Jeff Carpoff had a lot to celebrate as friends and business associates gathered at his company’s Christmas party last year.

The onetime auto mechanic and his wife, Paulette, had started a solar company about a decade earlier that was doing remarkably well — so well that it could count Warren Buffett’s...

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What is Postal Banking? Banking Services Could Benefit Communities of Color 30.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Advocates say that postal banking systems would help low-income individuals and communities of color. 2012 data from Pew found that African-Americans are 105 percent highter to use payday loans than other races and ethincities.
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Pennsylvania has cost-effective opportunities to reduce carbon pollution – new report 30.5.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Six states could see significant opportunity and low costs if they put in place protections against carbon pollution from the electricity sector, according to a new report. The report, by Resources for the Future, looked at Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. It found that taking two steps – setting a binding, declining […]
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How social entrepreneur Safia Minney is designing responsible sourcing into the fashion industry 28.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The founder of People Tree chats about how sustainable materials and a growing awareness of human rights are redesigning the apparel industry.
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How Congress, Trump and Obama played favorites with transportation money 24.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The federal government has spent $7 billion on a transportation grant program that often awards money based on political clout and electoral impact, skirting Congress' own ban on earmarks.
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Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year — it's time to protect them 10.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
Ecosystems at risk can provide valuable services if they are preserved — now.
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Inside the quest to measure the impact of impact investing 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The ultimate goal: eliminate the focus on social investing as a separate discipline and spread these principles throughout the entire financial industry.
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Greenwood Village-based Empower Retirement making student loan help an easier benefit to offer 9.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Greenwood Village-based Empower Retirement, the nation's second largest administrator of retirement plans, is teaming up with CommonBond Inc., a student loan payment platform, to make it easier for employers to provide what is becoming an increasingly popular benefit with younger workers.
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How Morgan Stanley is investing in change 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Audrey Choi from Morgan Stanley on the importance of ESG finance.
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The age of anxietment: anxiety, excitement and opportunity (zones) 28.3.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A new federal incentive with bipartisan support looks to innovative and sustainable development.
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Morgan Stanley's Audrey Choi on investing in societal change 12.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Is ESG the new SRI? Inside a generational shift in investing with values.
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