why-stocks-may-soar-after-the-government-shutdown

A possible shutdown of the U.S. federal government is looming as the government reaches the end of its fiscal year on Sept. 30, 2021, with funding for its operations expiring at the end of that day. A key point of contention is a bipartisan infrastructure bill, debate over which isContinue Reading

dallas-fed-president-kaplan-to-retire-early-on-oct.-8,-citing-trading-disclosure-‘distraction’

Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan became the second regional central bank leader to resign Monday, saying he was stepping down early following a recent controversy over stock market trades he made. Kaplan’s early retirement follows an announcement earlier in the day from Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, who saidContinue Reading

should-you-head-back-to-business-school?

Many young working professionals wonder whether or not it is worth going back to business school and getting their Master of Business Administration (MBA). While a strong economy leads many professionals to stick to their current roles, the prospect of pursuing more lucrative positions or facing economically stagnant periods leadContinue Reading

milestones-in-gender-equality

This timeline includes the major milestones that have advanced the economic, political, and personal rights of women in the United States. They range from key legislation and the founding of influential organizations to decisions from the Supreme Court that affect gender equality.  Key Takeaways Gaining the right to vote inContinue Reading

are-fsa-contributions-tax-deductible?

The contributions you make to a flexible spending account (FSA) are not tax-deductible because the accounts are funded through salary deferrals. However, contributing to an FSA does reduce your taxable wages since the account is funded with pretax dollars. The maximum amount of salary deferral in an FSA for the 2020Continue Reading

do-government-shutdowns-affect-the-stock-market?

A possible shutdown of the U.S. federal government is looming as the government reaches the end of its fiscal year on Sept. 30, 2021, with funding for its operations expiring at the end of that day. A key point of contention is a bipartisan infrastructure bill, debate over which isContinue Reading

new-york’s-economy:-the-6-industries-driving-gdp-growth

The state of New York has the third-largest economy in the United States with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $1.7 trillion, trailing only Texas and California. New York’s economy is so large, it would rank as the twelfth largest economy in the world if it were its own country.Continue Reading