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To Make It Through Tough Financial Times, Seminars Teach Secrets of Success

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Many Americans find it increasingly appealing to learn about wealth strategies in a group of like-minded students. Throughout 2015, workshops conducted across the U.S. and around the globe by Rich Dad Education will present invaluable tips designed to help novice stock traders and real estate investment beginners—as well as those who have made a few investments but are looking for ways to increase their skills.

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Expert: 2015’s First Existing Home Sales Report Could Set Tone for New Year

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On January 23, 2015, the National Association of Realtors will release its first report of the year, covering sales for the month of December 2014. The report will likely set the tone for home sales during the new year. Anthony Humpage, CEO at Legacy Education Alliance, Inc., can comment on why MORE is better than BIG—i.e., why, in the realm of real estate, it is far wiser to take advantage of low interest rates on mortgages by investing in rental properties rather than buying or building a bigger home, as many people choose.

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Parents’ Reliance on Welfare Leads to More Welfare Use by Their Children, Study Finds

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In a new study published recently in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Mogstad and his co-authors at University of California, San Diego, and the University of Bergen in Norway investigated family welfare cultures in the context of Norway’s Disability Insurance System. From 14,722 parent-child observations, they have found strong empirical evidence that reliance on welfare in one generation is likely to cause greater welfare use in the next generation.

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New Policy Analysis Website Will Help Researchers Uncover Links Between Economic Policies and Health

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About 22 percent of children in the United States live below the federal poverty line and 45 percent come from low-income families, increasing their risk for myriad health problems.

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Help Wanted: Fast Food Cashier, $15 an Hour – New Report Details How the Industry Can Double Its Minimum Wage

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Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) have released a working paper verifying the ability of American fast food restaurants to more than double the minimum wage of their lowest paid workers to $15 an hour over a four-year period without causing the widespread employment losses and decline in profits often cited by critics of such increases.

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US Experiencing Bull Market, but Investors Remain Leery Given Instability and Malaise of European Economies

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Expert: Super Bowl Victory an Economic Win to Team’s Community

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Immigration, Taxes, National Security, Jobs and the Economy: Experts Needed on Obama's State of the Union Tuesday

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Davos 2015: GW Experts Available

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American University Experts Available for Analysis Before & After President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

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