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SUPERHUBS: How the Financial Elite & Their Networks Rule Our World Hardcover: 227 pages Publisher: Nicholas Brealey (2017) Illuminating and frightening; the words that came to mind as I worked my way through the new book by Sandra Navidi, the Founder and CEO of BeyondGlobal, a consulting firm, where she renders macroeconomic and strategic positioning advice. SuperHubs provides a rare,… Read Article →

When President Obama eased restrictions allowing *people-to-people educational travel* to Cuba I was instantly intrigued. With limited access for most Americans (also limited knowledge) Cuba was taboo, travel banned by a foreign policy rooted in domestic politics. Image Credit | Darius Soodmand I knew there would be great interest in visiting Cuba, the largest island… Read Article →

By Peter Gosselin, ProPublica For the past half century, federal law has banned employers from discriminating against people based on their age. But since the early 1990s, corporate lawyers and conservative judges have sought to shrink what counts as discrimination, making it substantially harder to prove age bias. Now, a case possibly headed for the Supreme… Read Article →

By Annie Waldman, ProPublica Until June 2016, Taylor Hansen lobbied for the largest trade group of for-profit colleges. At the forefront of its agenda: eliminating a rule known as “gainful employment,” which can take away federal funding from for-profit colleges if their graduates fail to earn enough to repay student loans. Last week, that goal started to… Read Article →

Don’t Retire Broke: An Indispensable Guide to Tax-Efficient Retirement Planning and Financial Freedom Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Career Press (March 2017) While I have not discussed their specific tax situations, I am witness to my parents and my mother-in-law remark that they owed taxes and did not receive a refund in their first years of retirement…. Read Article →

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