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Minimum Wages and Inflation



In the United States, the Federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Since 2014, however, 26 states have raised their minimum wage. There has been a push to bring the national minimum wage to $15 and some states and cities are leading the charge. For instance, California and Washington D.C.…

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We’re not Gonna Pay: The Rent Squeeze



In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the 1990s hit musical, Rent, I have decided to talk about housing inflation. It’s actually quite a timely topic. The problem is that, while there is not a lot of inflation out there in the U.S. economy, it’s showing up in rents. Places from Seattle to…

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