The report finds that between 2005 and 2014, real incomes in those same advanced economies were flat or fell for 65 to 70 percent of households, or more than 540 million people.
Some 71 percent believe the U.S. economic system is “rigged in favor of certain groups,” the survey found.
In each year from 2006 to 2012, at least two-thirds of all active corporations had no federal income tax liability, according to a Government Accountability Office study released on Wednesday.
“Now more than ever, American families need investment advice that aligns with their interests,” said U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew.
The organization has launched Take a Stand, a nonpartisan national campaign pressing every presidential candidate to “lay out his or her plan to make Social Security financially sound so future generations receive adequate benefits.”
Consumers complained they were unable to access funds loaded on their prepaid cards for an extended period of time.
A new Glassdoor survey on the global gender pay gap, conducted by Harris Poll, found that 70 percent of people believe that men and women are paid equally for the same job at their workplace.
The announcements of both the Oscar nominations and the Goldman Sachs settlement were, of course, not directly related. But it’s difficult to ignore the timing.
It is the first time the U.S. government has required real estate companies to reveal names behind all-cash transactions, and its impact on the real estate industry could be significant.
Here’s a summary of renewed or expanded tax breaks for consumer households, some of which have been made permanent.