Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fed Chairman: Economic Influence, Conjecture and Perspective

At first glance, one might think that the president of the United States — arguably the most powerful person in the free world — is the most influential force on economic growth. Recent history has proven otherwise. From Alan Greenspan … Continue reading

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Health Care Law Updates

Section 3022 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provided for the creation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). These provider-run organizations are responsible for the overall quality, cost and care of a defined group of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. … Continue reading

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Busy In Congress

We thought it might be an interesting summer in Congress, with Republicans still fighting Obamacare, sequestration cuts underway, and more deficit proposals on the table. But Congress has a lot more going on. Read on to see what legislative changes … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Money

As credit and debit cards gradually take over the sphere of purchasing, money becomes less and less a physical thing. Whereas a decade ago satirists were drawing images of moguls swimming in a sea of bills, this satire is shifting … Continue reading

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