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$55K a Year Is How Much an Hour?

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Unlike most jobs, which pay by the hour, annual salaries are reported as a lump sum, making it tricky to calculate how much you make per hour. However, by doing a little math, you can easily determine your hourly wage from your annual salary. .

Labor Market Remains Tight as Initial Claims Fall Again

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Initial claims for regular state unemployment insurance fell by 16,000 for the week ending September 24 th , coming in at 193,000. The previous week’s 209,000 was revised down from the initial tally of 213,000 (see first chart).

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Apple, CarMax, Bed Bath & Beyond and more

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Apple (AAPL) – Apple lost 2.2% in the premarket after BofA Securities downgraded it to neutral from buy.

How To Determine The Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirees

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Executive Summary. As an individual begins planning for retirement, one of the factors often considered is whether (and where) they might relocate to enjoy their retirement. When evaluating their potential options across the U.S.,

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AFP FP&A Guide: Scenario Planning

Inflexible budgets break; scenario planning is a complementary, structured approach to creating flexibility in planning and operations. This guide presents practical, actionable steps to integrate scenario planning into y

Links 9/28/22 | naked capitalism

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Patient readers, we had to remove two cross posts that we were not authorized to use. Please do not compound the error by reposting archived versions. I removed two threads that did so, besides speculating on the causes of the removal. Apologies, and thank you!

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Biogen, Thor Industries, Lyft and more

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Biogen (BIIB) – Biogen soared 45.6%

Announcing an exciting new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE 

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We’re delighted to announce a new partnership between GENCFO and FIDE. We aim to work collaboratively to create a dynamic and lively space for accounting and finance professionals in the North of England, to come together and connect, think and share. .

The Evolution Of The Advice Business And True Power Of Brand

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Executive Summary. Welcome back to the 300th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today’s podcast is Joe Duran.

A September 2022 Inflation Update!

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In my early 2021 posts on inflation, I argued that while the higher inflation that we were just starting to see could be explained by COVID and supply chain issues, prudence on the part of policy makers required that it be taken as a long term threat and dealt with quickly.

Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Overtime pay will help, not hurt, New York’s farms

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This op-ed was originally published in the Times Union. . Farm workers have long demanded overtime pay that kicks in after working 40 hours a week, just like other workers get. This year’s state budget included—at Gov.

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G.K. Chesterton on the Fundamentals of Liberalism

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I’ve been painting the rooms of the house I purchased just last year. Admittedly, I am slow to finish the job. I also suspect people would ask serious questions about my choice of color-schemes. In one room, I’ve painted the walls royal purple.

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Keurig Dr Pepper, CSX, Li Auto and more

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Keurig Dr Pepper — The consumer stock fell 1.5% premarket after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to neutral from a buy rating.

Proactis presents Proactis Rego

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Proactis, the leading Source-to-Pay software solution provider, has introduced Proactis Rego, a powerful Source-to-Pay software platform specifically designed for mid-market organisations.

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar, Spencer Falbo, principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes, making your job as an accountant more efficient.

Raising Advisor Standards Can Lower Costs & Increase Access

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Executive Summary. In a now-famous 1970 paper, economist George Akerlof used the market for used cars to demonstrate the negative effects that can occur when there are significant information asymmetries between buyers and sellers of a good or service.

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LOL! | AIER

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Even though I almost never encounter an argument for – or justification of – government intervention into the economy that persuades me, I nevertheless encounter some bids for intervention that I can imagine finding persuasive, if my trust in the knowledge and in the saintliness of government officials were a bit higher than it is.

PG&E, Lyft, Las Vegas Sands, more

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Planet Fitness — Shares of the gym franchise jumped nearly 3% in premarket trading after Raymond James upgraded the stock to strong buy from market perform.

FedEx, Costco, Boeing and more

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: FedEx (FDX) – FedEx remains on watch this morning after announcing a 6.9% increase in shipping rates and plans to cut another $4 billion in annual costs. FedEx fell 3.2% in the premarket. Costco (COST) – Costco lost 3.3%

Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability, CareMax

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Good business always comes down to the way you treat people, according to Carolina Veira, National Director of Partnerships & Sustainability at CareMax, which delivers primary care services in the United States. .

Child Tax Credit expansions were instrumental in reducing poverty rates to historic lows in 2021

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Government policies enacted in the wake of the pandemic have proven critical for reducing child poverty in the United States. Census Bureau data released last week showed that government social programs kept tens of millions of people out of poverty in 2021.

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The Myopia of Antitrust | AIER

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On September 14 th , California’s government announced an antitrust action against Amazon.

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From the Fed to Europe’s currency crisis, here’s what’s behind this selloff in financial markets

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Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE. Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that its battle with inflation could result in much higher interest rates and a recession.

The Great Authoritarian Arms Race

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There is a quote floating around, variously attributed to Lenin and to Marx, which enjoins authoritarians to: . Accuse your enemies of doing what you’re doing. . Whether this was the work of Lenin or a fortune-cookie writer in Akron, it doesn’t matter.

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Accenture, Darden Restaurants, home builders

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Accenture (ACN) – The consulting firm reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, but gave a weaker-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter.

Building Marketing Content By Packaging Your Client Wisdom

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Executive Summary. As the world becomes increasingly digital, the barrier to get one’s ideas out and in front of others becomes lower and lower. In the financial sector, in particular, this has led to an open floodgate of financial tips and advice.

Free Market Genocides: The Real History of Trade

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Yves here. This piece gives a wide ranging, historically based description of how free market ideology supported colonialist exploitation and often expropriation under the banner of trade. By Jag Bhalla, an entrepreneur and writer.

4 Tactics that Backfire When Dealing with a Difficult Colleague

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One of my favorite questions to ask people who are dealing with a difficult colleague is: What would you do about this situation if you could do anything you wanted? .

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The Power Of Using Checklist-Style Financial Planning

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Executive Summary. There are many financial advisors who take issue with the financial advice offered by popular personal finance personalities such as Dave Ramsey.

Polycentric Voluntarism Unbound: The Case for Nano Nonprofits

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Americans tend to assume that bigger is better, and they are often right. But in many instances the job calls for a step ladder, not a crane. Businesses range from billion-dollar multinationals to sole proprietorships, and governments from the supranational United Nations to tiny hamlets.

General Mills, Stitch Fix, Beyond Meat and others

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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: General Mills (GIS) – General Mills shares gained 1.8% in the premarket after the food producer reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year sales forecast.

The new AAT Council has been announced…

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We are proud and excited to share with you all the news from the recent AAT elections. Our founder and Managing Director, Chris Argent, has been selected as a member of the AAT Council. After over 20 years of membership, Chris decided this year to apply for the council.

Finding The Motivation To Grow Again With Authenticity

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Executive Summary. Welcome back to the 299th episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today’s podcast is Tim Regan.

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Authority And Freedom by Jed Perl: A Review

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A book entitled Authority and Freedom sounds like it could be a lesson regarding political libertarianism and government, or a discussion on the philosophical relationship between the two concepts. Jed Perls’ book is neither, as the subtitle is “ A Defense of the Arts.”. The book has two premises.

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Ford, Change Healthcare, Cognex and more

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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Ford (F) – The automaker’s stock fell 4.5% in the premarket after it warned that quarterly earnings would take a hit of about $1 billion from increased supplier costs and parts shortages.