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Wealth Transfer

Do Minimum Wage Increases Benefit the Middle Class?

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Timothy J. Barnett

This is not to argue against minimum wage increases as much as to argue that this remedy must not be substituted for reforms at deeper levels.

Heirs To Inherit $36 Trillion For Doing Nothing

CNBC | Robert Frank | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

The greatest wealth transfer in history is underway, according to a new report. A study from the Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy p...

Self-Employed Are Canaries in the Mine

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

It's time to stop kidding ourselves that while corporate productivity, along with wages and other labor benefits shrink, corporations, workers, and the poor can flourish. Giant American corporations are dying as we watch. It's time to stop blaming government too.

Cutting Workers' Pay and Benefits Doesn't Help Economic Recovery

Stan Sorscher | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Stan Sorscher

We are told we can't afford social investments. Sure we can. To me, social investment often out-performs what I could do as an individual.

Pay It Backward--The Greatest Wealth Transfer in History

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Gellman

For the last 20 years, I've been hearing that we're in the midst of the Greatest Wealth Transfer in History. The slogan has remained the same but both the beneficiaries of the wealth have changed.