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Gregory Bresiger, an independent business journalist who works for the Sunday New York Post business section and Financial Advisor Magazine, is the author of the book Personal Finance for People Who Hate Personal Finance.

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The Keynes Disaster

The government and the private sector should start spending more to turn the economy around. That’s what a former Obama administration official, speaking to a recent UBS adviser conference, said in making no apologies for the administration’s poor performance ...

The Zero Interest Option Could Wreck the Economy

Economic history is primed to repeat in the nastiest of ways unless the government stops distorting the price of something we use every day. Every product, good, or service has a price, which is essential to rational decision-making. We use ...

A Century of Economic Servitude

Americans pay taxes all year round — sales taxes, tolls, investment taxes, user fees, estimated taxes, et cetera. And most of them were paying more on April 15 one way or the other. That’s because at the tax-filing deadline, a ...

Destroying the Young with the Minimum Wage, Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 What is the case for raising the minimum wage? Supporters say it will help the low-paid worker, the teenager or the young person in his 20s, just starting out. They claim that it helps ...

Destroying the Young with the Minimum Wage, Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 The minimum wage, a price control as futile as all other government price controls, continues to damage the U.S. economy and much of the world. But the obscene irony of the minimum-wage law is that ...

The Nonissue That’s Still an Issue

Let the voters beware. There are lots of Wimpies and Wilkins Micawbers who propose to expand deficits by spending more of your money now, with the promise that next year or five years from now the nation will ...
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