Archive | February, 2017

Americans Age 60+ Carry $66.7 Billion in Student Debt

20 Feb

When you think of retirement, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? No more rush hour, sleeping in, golf during the week, travel and…I bet I know what doesn’t come to mind – student debt. But people 65-years-old and older are the fastest growing segment of federal student loan debt holders in the U.S. [...]

Dying Industries Litter Our Economic Landscape

13 Feb

It seems all the talk lately is about jobs. How do we keep them? How do we create them? Well it’s no secret that automation, technology, legislation and globalization came together to destroy middle class jobs in the U.S., with manufacturing jobs particularly hard hit. President Trump recognized it. In fact, he won precisely because [...]

Business Community Welcomes Trump Tax, Regulatory Cuts

7 Feb

President Trump met recently with CEOs from a dozen major manufacturers, including Ford, Dell, Lockheed Martin, Tesla, Johnson & Johnson and more. The Trump administration’s message was simple and two-fold: Cuts to corporate taxes and onerous regulations are coming If manufacturing moves outside the U.S., expect stiff import tariffs The president told the CEOs that [...]