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How a Totally Hypothetical Payroll Tax Cut Would Impact Your Paycheck

For a portion of this calendar week, President Donald Trump considered cutting payroll taxes. “I’ve been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time,” he told reporters on Tuesday, and then he turned around on Wednesday and told the same reporters “I’m not looking at a tax cut now,” he said. “We don’t need it. […]

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How a Totally Hypothetical Payroll Tax Cut Would Impact Your Paycheck

For a portion of this calendar week, President Donald Trump considered cutting payroll taxes. “I’ve been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time,” he told reporters on Tuesday, and then he turned around on Wednesday and told the same reporters “I’m not looking at a tax cut now,” he said. “We don’t need it. […]

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Delaying Retirement by a Few Months Can Substantially Increase Your Standard of Living

We’re all familiar with the power of compound interest when it comes to saving for retirement: The earlier you start, the less you have to put away each month, thanks to interest earned. But a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds there’s hope for people on the tail end of their […]

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The GOP’s Paid Leave Plan Sucks Just As Much As Everything Else They’ve Done

by Kate Harveston Roughly 83 years ago, when Republicans in government had their first opportunity to speak on the public record about Social Security — what was then a brand-new social program and the most progressive endeavor of its time — they chose to liken it to dictatorship and slavery. This …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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