A recent study that came out on CNBC showed that when it comes to debt, Gen Xers are now at the top of the class. Especially in the category of personal debt where the average Generation X individual (ages 39 to 54) has racked up $36,000 of personal debt. This is on top of the […]
Note: Surferdude808 compiles an unofficial list of Problem Banks compiled only from public sources. DISCLAIMER: This is an unofficial list, the information is from public sources and while deemed to be reliable is not guaranteed. No warranty or representation, expressed or implied, is made as to the accuracy of the information contained herein and same […]
I had a friend who has now decided to become a Brexit Party parliamentary candidate. There are some things friendship cannot survive. But I did try to work out what the advantages of his fervent No Deal enthusiasm might be, since the speech he showed me that he proposes to deliver on the stump only […]
I hate to say it, but this country, as it now stands, does not need one referendum. It needs at least two. And quite possibly three. The first is obvious. It is a new Brexit referendum. The choice to be made is also obvious. Little agonising is required. Since No Deal is ruled out the […]
In this month’s Tax Justice Network Taxcast there’s discussion of a new vision for Europe amid, or in spite of the Brexit vortex. Plus: Britain’s about to become the neighbour from hell, post-Brexit: how can the EU defend citizens from the race to the bottom between nations on tax and regulations precipitated by Britain’s destructive […]
I have mentioned The Mint magazine’s ‘Not the Nobel’ economics prize before on this blog, and now there are finalists to choose from. They are: You can vote here, for three in order of preference.
Andrea Leadsom announced £1bn of extra government spending for the Green New Deal before the Tory party conference. The sum involved is one-fiftieth of that needed. The Green New Deal Group think we need at last £50 billion a year for the next decade. And I have shown how to fund it. Others think much […]