Friday , 20 September 2019


Finance

Ben Bernanke On the Pros & Cons of Negative Interest Rates (+2K Views)

We can't rule out the possibility that, at some point in the next few years, our economy will slow, perhaps significantly. How would the Federal Reserve respond? What tools remain in the monetary toolbox? In this and a subsequent post, I discuss some policy options the Fed might consider, focusing first on negative interest rates.

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Differences In How Various Age Groups Earn & Spend Their Money

The data visualizations in today’s post come to us from Engaging Data and they use Sankey diagrams to display data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showing differences in how various age groups in America earn and spend their money. By Jeff Desjardins In the most common career trajectory, earlier years coincide with a lower salary as skills and experience grow. …

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Are Taxes Higher In the U.S., Canada Or Britain?

The all-encompassing, deceptively brief infographic presented here by Fortunly includes specific examples of taxes around the world and how different conceptions of taxation are evolving in the digital era. No one enjoys paying taxes, but we hope you will enjoy learning about them here.

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Majority of NFL, MLB & NBA Players Go Bankrupt Within 5 Years! Here’s Why (+84K Views)

The average professional athlete in the U.S. will make more in one season than most of us earn in our entire lives yet, despite those staggering salaries, 78% of NFL players, 60% of NBA players and a very large percentage of MLB players file for bankruptcy within five years of retirement. Let's take a look at 5 possible reasons why the average athlete is destined to go (quickly) from fame to shame.

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