U.S. Taxes Are Low Compared with Other Developed Economies

Source: Pew Research

Category: Taxes and Policy

Do Federal Taxes Reduce Income Inequality?

These Legos make depressingly clear just how much money the top 1 percent has

Source: Vox

Category: Taxes and Policy, Video, Wages & Income

State Individual Income Tax Brackets

Source: Flowing Data

Category: Taxes and Policy

Investor Friendly Tax Policy Both Parties Can Like

It’s tax day. Perhaps like millions of your fellow Americans, you waited to the last minute to file and will be trudging off to the post office or filing electronically later today. I’m not going to lecture about your procrastination. However, I am going to ask you two somewhat tax-related questions: 1. How much have…Read More

Category: 401(k), Investing, Taxes and Policy

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its that day again, when you get to #humblebrag about how much you are paying to in taxes. Hence, our Uncle Sam inspired morning train reads: • U.S. Plans Stiffer Rules Protecting Retiree Cash (NYT) Why? Because of The Impossible Sale: An S&P 500 Index Funds at 60bps with a 3% Sales Load (Alpha Architect) • Not-So-Great Expectations: Why Real…Read More

Category: Financial Press

Fed: “Have Long-Term Inflation Expectations Declined?”

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

John Oliver: The IRS

Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the department to do its very important job. Don’t take our word for it. Ask Michael Bolton.

Source: HBO

Category: Humor, Taxes and Policy, Video

Masters in Business: Rick Ferri

This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast features Rick Ferri, founder and chief investment officer of Portfolio Solutions. Ferri is a former Marine Corps fighter pilot who spent the first decade of his career working as a retail stockbroker. In the 1990s, he came up with an idea for a low-cost portfolio based on exchange-traded funds while working…Read More

Category: Podcast

2015’s Tax Day By The Numbers

Source: Wallet Hub

Category: Digital Media, Taxes and Policy

What Metric Should Be Used for Stock Valuations?

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Investing, Video