President Obama has correctly identified student debt as a serious national concern. While it would take legislation to address the issue comprehensively, the Obama administration has been taking administrative steps to deliver relief to borrowers.
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I wanted to take a moment to share my view that this new "progressive" conventional wisdom is dead-wrong: Dr. Lael Brainard would be an extraordinary addition to any incoming administration.
The Obama administration has made considerable progress over the past eight years to make our tax code fairer. This week, the Treasury Department is building on that progress through proposed new rules closing a loophole that allows some wealthy families to avoid paying their fair share in estate taxes.
Kudos to the Treasury Department which has announced that Harriet Tubman's face will grace the front of the redesigned $20 bill, making her the first woman in more than a century and first African American ever to be represented on the face of an American paper note.
Suddenly, capitalism American-style looks a little more human and a little more fair, if recent developments on the business front become a trend.
You already know big pharmaceutical companies are ripping you off by charging too much for their medicines. But did you know they're also hurting you by dodging their fair share of taxes?
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has asked the American people for feedback on what he calls "a new family of bills." I'm teaming up with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to urge the Secretary to embrace this plan: Create a $25 bill. Put Eleanor Roosevelt on it.
One essential factor in building a more inclusive prosperity is giving all Americans easy ways to save for their retirement years. That's why I have been thrilled to work on the unveiling of myRA--"my Retirement Account"--a game changer that will help Americans begin to save for a safe and comfortable retirement.
The House will vote this week on a Republican proposal allowing the Treasury to borrow funds to pay bondholders and Social Security recipients if there's a prolonged standoff over raising the debt ceiling. But this approach is extremely dangerous.
The Treasury Department's exciting announcement that U.S. paper currency will soon feature the image of a historical American female was a long time coming.
Dodd-Frank turns five years old next week and the occasion merits a review of its success.
America's currency includes a wide range of paper notes, and there have been plenty of notable American women. So there is no excuse for the exclusion of women from U.S. bills. Our money reflects our ideals and values as a nation; it also should reflect our diversity as a people.