The Structure of the Federal Reserve Bank

Until the recent increase in inflation, the Fed was usually only spoken about in the context of interest rates. Do you know what the Federal ...

What is the Fed’s Beige Book and What Does It Tell Us?

The Federal Reserve Bank, commonly referred to as “the Fed” is the central bank of the United States. Eight times per year, the Fed ...

The IRS Is Providing Tax Inflation Adjustments for 2023

On October 18, 2022 the IRS announced changes to 60 tax provisions, including tax rate schedules. The details are outlined in the IRS ...

Is the US Headed for a Recession?

This question is always good for getting people to pay attention to mainstream media and in particular, news outlets. They absolutely love ...

Is the Fed’s Policy on Raising Interest Rates Hurting Consumers?

I saw this article by Steve Hanley on CleanTechnica, who argued that the Fed’s interest rate increases will hurt consumers instead of ...

Are You Considering a New Side Hustle?

According to a survey by Qualtrics.com, inflation is forcing over half of Americans to consider second jobs, extra shifts or side hustles to ...