[ad_1] I recently wrote about New Jersey being ranked the #1 state to live in in America. You all has LOTS of opinions on that. Say what you will, New Jersey must be on to something, because now we were ranked as one of the top three happiest states in America! So be honest, are YOU happy? Listen to
[ad_1] If you’re concerned that the American economy is becoming less dynamic — and the long-term trend in business formation, for instance, suggests it is — here’s an encouraging data point: The best way to get super rich in America is to create something valuable for other Americans. And that’s more true than it used
[ad_1] NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Average giving to charities by affluent Americans increased by 48% last year compared to 2019 ($43,195 vs. $29,269), according to the 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households, released today. Amid pandemic challenges, nearly 90% of affluent households gave to charities in 2020,
[ad_1] Bank of America made sweeping changes to the company’s leadership Friday that elevated several executives, including three women, to senior jobs and all but guaranteed that Brian Moynihan, the chief executive, would remain at the helm of the nation’s second-largest bank for years to come. The company promoted Alastair Borthwick, its current head of
[ad_1] Why does Mickey Mouse want to destroy civilization? OK, that’s probably not what Disney executives think they’re doing. But the Walt Disney Company, along with other corporate titans, including ExxonMobil and Pfizer, is reportedly gearing up to support a major lobbying effort against President Biden’s $3.5 trillion investment plan — a plan that may
[ad_1] Photo: Mao/AP/Shutterstock/Mao/AP/Shutterstock The numbers we use to measure economic health are funny things. We treat them like windows onto objective reality, but they are actually very human artifacts. Encoded within them are hidden moral and political assumptions about how the world is supposed to work — assumptions that should always be ripe for challenge.
[ad_1] Mother Jones illustration; Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter. For many working Americans, a Roth IRA is a useful, if not particularly interesting, way to save money for retirement. For tech billionaire Peter Thiel, it was a way to accumulate more