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Take This Dream and Crunch It 6.5.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
The greatest advantage of working for yourself may be the independence -- but higher expenses and other costs come along with this liberty. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you ponder a business ...
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Obama Tax Haven Plan: Read The Full Text 4.5.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
President Barack Obama plans changes to tax policy to crack down on tax havens, a move certain to be unpopular with corporations with international divisions...
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Fair Game: Students’ First Lesson: Beware Loans’ Fine Print 3.5.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
Private student loans have become more attractive in this economy, but financial disclosures in the market are uneven.
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Fair Game: Students’ First Lesson: Beware Loans’ Fine Print 3.5.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
Private student loans have become more attractive in this economy, but financial disclosures in the market are uneven.
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Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Could Be a Lose-Lose Deal 1.5.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2009 Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) Just a few hours prior to meeting his counterparts from all over the Western Hemisphere at the recently concluded Summit of the Americas, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper reaffirmed Canada’s newfound commitment to the region, most clearly reflected in the newly signed free-trade deals with Peru and Colombia. On March 26, the Canadian government submitted legislation to the House of Commons that would implement the Canada-Colombia Free Trade, Labor Cooperation and Environment Agreements. Ottawa is confident that Parliament will ratify the treaties as early as June. ...
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Political Memo: Justifying His Fiscal Policies, Obama Borrows From the G.O.P. 1.5.2009 NY Times: Washington
Call it the Democratic version of Reaganomics: spending — as opposed to cutting taxes — supersedes balanced budgets as a way to spur the economy.

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Room for Debate: Does the U.S. Need an Auto Industry? 1.5.2009 NYT: Home Page
Many industries have moved to other countries. Robert Reich and others on whether the car industry is different.

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Tax Hits on Property Short Sales 30.4.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
If you've had to settle for a short sale of your home, here are some examples of tax consequences to know ...
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Park Nicollet forced to bring in outsider to review finances, outline 'action steps' 30.4.2009 MinnPost
By Casey Selix | Thursday, April 30, 2009 tria.com Tria's Bio-Skills Laboratory Park Nicollet Health Services' cash reserves have fallen to the point that the health system has been forced by bondholders to bring in an independent consultant to review finances and "outline action steps to improve." Since December nearly 500 employees have lost jobs and remaining employees fear more bad news. ...
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FACT CHECK: Obama disowns deficit he helped shape 30.4.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
"That wasn't me," President Barack Obama said on his 100th day in office, disclaiming responsibility for the huge budget deficit waiting for him on Day One.
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Scrambling to save your nest egg 29.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
The 2008 stock market plunge has inspired jokes, bumper stickers and offhand quips to the following effect: My 401(k) is now a 201(k).
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The Universities in Trouble 28.4.2009 Truthout.com
Pioneering Portfolio Management: An Unconventional Approach to Institutional Investment By David F. Swensen Free Press, 408 pp., $35.00 "Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education" By Peter Sacks University of California Press, 376 pp., $24.95. "Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites" By Mitchell L. Stevens Harvard University Press, 308 pp., $25.95. "Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid in Brief" By Sandy Baum, Michael McPherson, and others ...
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Robb: Arizona politicians sometimes seek one post with an eye toward another 27.4.2009 Tucson Citizen
From the political notebook: It's not unusual for Arizona to have candidates for secretary of state who don't really have much interest in the job. That's understandable. Other than setting some election policy, the office is basically a filing repository.
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Fair Game: A Reality Check on Mortgage Modification 26.4.2009 NY Times: Real Estate
A mortgage modification bill in Congress would create problems like conflicts of interests and the elimination of certain liabilities.

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Jesse Jenkins: The Sherrod Brown Test: Finding Consensus on Climate Policy 24.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Originally posted at the Breakthrough Institute For advocates of immediate and strong climate and clean energy legislation, there's one man we should all be paying...
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Sharing is Car-ing 23.4.2009 GOOD

On the (financial) value of sharing. By Robin Chase, as told to Eric Steuer.

Robin Chase founded Zipcar, the company that allows users to buy time in shared cars, in 1999. Now she has turned her attention to carpooling with GoLoco, a website she founded that allows you to use your social networks for cost-saving ride-sharing.

We have to get to a place where we are leveraging every investment and maximizing its utility. Zipcar is a good example…


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Charities Shift Assets to Donor Funds 23.4.2009 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Philanthropists are increasingly unwinding their foundations into donor-advised funds, taking advantage of a cheaper, more streamlined way to make charitable ...
Tell Congress: Get GE Frankenfoods Research Out of Foreign Aid Bill 21.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Tell Congress: Get GE Frankenfoods Research Out of Foreign Aid Bill
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Elizabeth Warren To Geithner: "People Are Angry" (VIDEO) 21.4.2009 Huffpolitics on The Huffington Post
Elizabeth Warren To Geithner: "People Are Angry" (VIDEO)
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The Moral of the Story: Thy Neighbor's Mortgage 21.4.2009 NY Times: Business
Foreclosures, bailouts and the ethics of resentment.

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