Happy 4th of July to everyone with $291,000 in gross annual wage income! Today is the last day you will contribute to Social Security. For you, Independence Day begins tomorrow, when your take-home pay will jump by 6.2 percent. That’s because only about half of your wage income…
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Lately, I’ve been writing about Social Security (here and here). With everything else that’s’ commanding our attention at the moment, it’s not a topic…
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Today’s note is a follow-on to the one I published yesterday. In yesterday’s post, I wrote about the near-universal obsession with program “solvency…
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It ain't about the money.
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New York City, September 21 and 22
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Earlier this month, the Levy Economics Institute hosted a weeklong summer seminar. Around 60 students from all over the world came to learn about MMT…
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The Fed's rate hikes are the Hydroxychloroquine of treating inflation
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In yesterday’s post, I linked to some things I find useful and important as we continue to debate the state of our economy and the best way(s) to think…
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