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Why did Americans support Trump? Economic powerlessness | Robert Shiller

To those with average and low incomes, his simple slogan ‘make America great again’ sounded like ‘make <i>you</i> great again’<p>The US president-elect, Donald Trump, campaigned in part on a proposal to cut taxes dramatically for those with high incomes, a group whose members often have elite educations as …

How To Transfer Video Or Music Files To Your iPhone, iPad Or iPod Without iTunes

Do you ever wish you can just drag and drop music and videos you to your Apple device without using iTunes? Ever found the video you’re trying to transfer is rejected as it’s in the wrong format? There’s a fantastic program that lets you bypass iTunes altogether – it even converts your files on the …

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Why buying and storing gold at home is not a great idea

It's been a perceived financial safe haven for centuries. Gold still has a rarefied lustre as an asset to buy when times are tough.<p>People buy gold because they don't have any faith in the U.S. dollar, or any paper currency for that matter, says Damian Rozen, a manager at the precious-metals …

Confessions of a Trump Fact-Checker

I spent 33 days fact-checking 253 Donald Trump falsehoods. Here’s what I’ve learned.<p>When Donald Trump ludicrously accused Hillary Clinton, at the first presidential debate, of trying to fight the Islamic State for her “entire adult life,” Clinton didn’t offer a rebuttal. Instead, she issued a …

Trump warns of 'rigged' election as Giuliani makes racially charged claims

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Why I left the Republican Party to become a Democrat

Some did this because they are fools who do not understand why Trump is dangerous.<p>Some did it because they were naïve enough to believe he could be controlled and manipulated into implementing a normal Republican agenda.<p>Of course, there were the minority of Republicans who did what was right and …

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Obama to GOP: You built Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Barack Obama on Thursday night tore into Republican leaders for “riding this tiger” of what he repeatedly called “crazy” hoaxes and conspiracies that created the conditions for Donald Trump to become their presidential nominee—and blasted anyone now trying to distance …

There’s No Debate

Let’s call the whole thing off.<p>Not the election, although if we only had a magic reset button we could pretend this sorry spectacle never happened …

DIVIDED AMERICA: In recovery, many poor schools left behind

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Consider Waukegan and Stevenson, two Illinois school districts separated by 20 miles — and an enormous financial gulf.<p>Stevenson, mostly white, is flush with resources. The high school has five different spaces for theater performances, two gyms, an Olympic-size pool and an …

Donald Trump broke the conservative media

<b>Sean Hannity, sitting comfortably in his air-conditioned New York studios on a hot August afternoon,</b> was on a fiery rant.<p>"Honestly, I am tempted to just say I don't support any of you people ever," he barked.<p>The Fox News host and conservative personality was fed up with Republican leaders in …

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Column: Denmark has figured out the only way to save the American Dream

Denmark may be the best country in the world for a poor kid to grow up in, but that's not because they're more likely to get a middle class job. …

Watch Donald Trump's Supporters Try to Pass His "Extreme Vetting" Test

Spoiler alert: They don't.<p>In order to "make America safe again," Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump proposed a new ideological screening process for potential immigrants Monday called "extreme vetting." As he explained it, the program would ensure the U.S. only lets in people who "share …

Why This Brokerage Won't Let Investors Buy Funds and ETFs in Their IRAs

Edward Jones says it is because of the Department of Labor's fiduciary duty rule.<p>Brokerage Edward Jones appears to be throwing the baby out with the …

It’s not the economy, stupid! How Trump succeeds by saying what many voters think

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Gerald Herbert)</b><p>Trump has exposed a rhetorical and cultural divide between the angry and the civil<p>Neal Gabler<p>August 18, 2016 9:00am (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>One of the things you can’t help but notice is that in this time of great economic despair, …

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7 times Trump was ‘misunderstood'

Donald Trump found himself at the center of controversy Tuesday with an offhand remark about stopping Hillary Clinton with the “Second Amendment.”<p>Trump’s campaign insists he was simply predicting that the unified political power of gun rights advocates could be enough to stop Hillary Clinton from …

12 times Donald Trump disagreed with Warren Buffett

But what do we really know about this man's business philosophy? To catch a glimpse, here are 12 twelve times that Donald Trump disagreed with the Oracle of Omaha.<p>This was run with permission from www.TheCharlieton.com.

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Warren Buffett Endorses Hillary Clinton With A Tax Return Challenge For Trump

Recent polls show Hillary Clinton surging ahead of Donald Trump while Trump is currently dealing with more controversy post-DNC surrounding outlandish statements directed at the Khan family. Since the DNC, powerful supporters for Hillary Clinton have come out of the woodwork including Michael …

Timing deferred compensation

How to schedule distributions from nonqualified deferred compensation plans.<p>When you sign up for a nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plan you …

Maximizing deferred comp

Strategies for managing nonqualified deferred compensation plans<p>A nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plan can be a tax-efficient way to save …

Nonqualified deferred compensation plans

Learn what nonqualified deferred compensation plans can offer.<p>Have you maxed out your 401(k) or 403(b) workplace savings plan, but still want to save …

Republicans echo Trump's Brexit applause

Republicans largely met the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union on Friday with varying degrees of approval, none brighter than Donald Trump, the party's presumptive presidential nominee, who declared it a moment for Americans to follow in their ally’s footsteps and “re-declare …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

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Where To Play Golf In Phoenix

Phoenix is your go-to destination for guaranteed fun in the sun, with 200-plus golf courses and clear skies year-round. The ultimate golf trip to this Arizona capital of great courses will invariably feature rounds at big hitters like Troon North and TPC Stadium, but there are plenty of other …

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Inside the topsy-turvy world of Trump: what I learned on the campaign trail

“Nothing matters. Nothing matters. Nothing matters.”<p>For reporters covering the presidential election and Donald Trump, this has become a mantra. His candidacy has confounded every expectation and violated every rule. The result has been a funhouse mirror of a campaign, in which nothing quite seems …

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