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published Dec 6, 2017, 10:00:09 AM, by Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — The U.S. is exceptional, and therefore an outlier in lots of international comparisons. Our incomes are high and our taxes are low, which is good. But our health-care bills are astronomical and our infant mortality rate is awfully high, too (for a wealthy country),

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published Nov 27, 2017 8:46:01 AM, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — CFPB. I feel like a simple misunderstanding is driving the fight over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB’s staff, and its departing director Richard Cordray, think that the bureau’s job is to protect consumers from financial institutions. But

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published Nov 13, 2017, 10:14:50 AM, by Rachel Evans (Bloomberg) — The next front in the battle to dominate exchange-traded funds is just across the Atlantic. WisdomTree Investments Inc. agreed to buy ETF Securities’ $17.6 billion funds business in Europe, the company said in a statement Monday. The deal would

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published Oct 31, 2017, 3:00:08 AM, by Ben Steverman (Bloomberg) — The White House cited research from a “family business” group to support its push for repealing the federal estate tax. But don’t mistake family business owners for small business owners. Directors of the group, called Family Enterprise USA, include

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published Nov 1, 2017, 4:00:08 AM, by Rebecca Greenfield and Francesca Levy (Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Game Plan on Apple Podcasts Subscribe to Game Plan on Pocket Castshttps://megaphone.link/BLM8568545285 Most of us are really bad at thinking about and planning for our retirement. Only a third of Americans contribute to employer-provided 401(k) accounts, and about half have no retirement savings at

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published Nov 14, 2017, 8:42:58 AM, by Matt Levine (Bloomberg View) — Venezuela. Yesterday Venezuela had a big meeting with its creditors to discuss how it is going to restructure its debt. Well, not really. A little bit. That was the general idea. But there are obstacles to actually having

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published Nov 15, 2017, 7:00:31 AM, by Justin Fox (Bloomberg View) — Corporate America has been giving way for several decades to uncorporate America — pass-through entities that don’t pay corporate income tax and now account for close to 40 percent of the revenue and more than 60 percent of

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published Oct 31, 2017, 3:28:25 PM, by Laura Davison and Sahil Kapur (Bloomberg) — Senate tax writers are discussing a plan to keep the estate tax, but double the thresholds at which it applies, Senator Orrin Hatch said. “We have been thinking about that,” said Hatch, the chairman of the

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published Oct 23, 2017 5:00:09 AM, by Suzanne Woolley (Bloomberg) — There may soon be three more letters in your employer’s alphabet soup of benefit plans. Those letters are HSA, which stands for health savings account, and they can bring tax advantages at a time when you could use them

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published Oct 17, 2017 9:51:25 AM, by Zachary Tracer (Bloomberg) — UnitedHealth Group Inc., the U.S.’s biggest health insurer, said it’s excited about the the chance to sell health plans President Donald Trump is promoting as alternatives to Obamacare. Last week, Trump signed an executive order promoting short-term health insurance

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