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Less than half of Americans think their taxes are too high

A new poll finds that less than half of Americans think their federal income taxes are too high, the lowest amount since 2012. For more on the story here is Zachary Devita.  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2018

Trump administration slaps tariffs on roughly $200 billion more in Chinese goods — a move almost certain to trigger retaliation

The move puts new import taxes on about half of all the goods Americans buy from China, including common household items......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 17th, 2018

TaxWatch: Nearly half of Americans pay no federal income tax

The Tax Policy Center updated its estimates on people who paid no federal individual income taxes in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Half of Americans Would Pay Higher Taxes to Give Teachers Better Salary Amid Low-Pay Battle

The poll asked 1,140 adults about their views on teacher pay and recent protests advocating for more school funding......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 23rd, 2018

60% of Americans Are Willing To Pay 10% More For Products With A “Made In America” Label

The phrase “Made in America” means a lot more than just where items are manufactured. When presented with this concept, 66% of American consumers associate them with high quality goods, fair p.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 20th, 2018

Stacey Abrams: Women Can—and Will—Hold As Many Top Jobs As Men

New data finds nearly half of Americans don't believe we'l.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 20th, 2018

Fewer Than Half of Americans Believe the Trump Administration Is ‘Competent’

And 55% believe Bob Woodward's book, according to a new survey. More people trust what’s in Bob Woodward’s new book Fear than believe Donald Trump’s administration is “competent.”.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 19th, 2018

TaxWatch: More than 44% of Americans pay no federal income tax

The Tax Policy Center updated its estimates on people who paid no federal individual income taxes in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2018

Nearly half of America has missed out on ‘one of the most unloved bull markets in history’

Relatively few Americans have reaped the lion’s share of the stock gains. “We have a large percentage of the population for whom the system is not working,” said billionaire investor Ray Dalio......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans bullish on economy toward end of summer, consumer sentiment shows

The confidence of Americans in the U.S. economy and their own well-being rose toward the end of summer and stood near a 14-year high, according to a survey of consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Jobless Claims Remain at Half-Century Low

The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell last week, remaining at a half-century low for the second-straight week......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

2 New Polls Show Trump’s Approval Slumping, Even as Americans Applaud Economy

Disapproval has risen to all-time high in the polls. As economic and jobs growth continues to barrel ahead, two polls released Monday show the low esteem in which President Donald Trump appears.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 10th, 2018

Supplemental plans ease high-deductible financial strain on employees

77 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, at least part of the time, according to The National Center for Health Statistics [1]. Yet, to control escalating benefit costs, many employers are forced to increase employee deductibles and out-of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

More Than 75 Million Americans Won’t Pay Federal Income Tax This Year

Nearly half of Americans won't be paying any federal income tax this year......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 9th, 2018

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: The government has moved on from the Equifax breach, but you shouldn’t

A year ago, Americans learned that a company that warehoused their data without their express permission had leaked the personal information of more than half of all adults in the country. And then ... nothing happened......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Best Public High School in Every State

Few public services are as uneven in quality as the U.S. public school system. Because school budgets are largely funded by property taxes, the quality of public schools is often a function of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 7th, 2018

TaxWatch: More Americans pay no federal income tax

The Tax Policy Center updated its estimates on people who paid no federal individual income taxes in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2018

In One Chart: The Equifax data breach, in one chart

More than half of Americans may have had their social security numbers exposed in the Equifax Inc. data breach, and that is just the start......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2018

Layoffs Reach a Half-Century Low

The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell at the end of August to a nearly five-decade low, as managers face difficulties finding qualified employees......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 6th, 2018

Less Than Half of Americans Trust Tech Companies to Prevent Election Interference

Depleted trust on both sides of the aisle. Facebook and Twitter are str.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 6th, 2018

Share of bankruptcy filers older than 65 is higher than ever

Debt among older Americans is rising fast. High balances and calls from collectors can leave many older Americans considering bankrupcy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 5th, 2018