Monthly Archives: May 2012

Civics 106 – Economic Advice for the U.S. government from former Clinton Secretary of the Treasury

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Robert Rubin, President Clinton’s Secretary of the Treasury had a great op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday.  He said there’s five basic risks facing the U.S. if we fail to get our fiscal house in order.  They are … Continue reading

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Civics 105 – Economic Advice for the President

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In 1980 President-Elect Reagan’s Committee on Economic Policy prepared a memo entitled “Economic Strategy for the Reagan Administration”.  It’s an interesting and informative read because the U.S. is now like then facing significant economic issues.  The memo cites the following … Continue reading

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Romney’s tax returns and financial literacy – Take 2 – Capital

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In a previous post I used Mitt Romney’s 2010 tax return to draw your attention to how different tax rates apply to different income types, specifically capital and earned income. In this post I want to focus on capital itself … Continue reading

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