Senate Banking to Hold Confirmation Hearing for New SEC Commissioners
The Senate Banking Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Monday for President Obama’s SEC nominees, Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar.
NARAB II Bill Clears Senate Banking Committee
The bill would establish the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, a nonprofit, independent board to provide a mechanism for multistate licensing for insurance producers
Top 25 Best Value Colleges: 2013
Out of 1,511 schools studied, these 25 had the greatest payoff for graduates over the course of a 30-year career.
Obama Names Replacements for SEC’s Walter, Paredes
Kara Stein of Sen. Jack Reed’s office will replace Walter, while Senate Banking economist Mike Piwowar will replace Paredes.
Top 30 Colleges for Highest Starting Salaries: 2013
Out of 1,058 colleges surveyed, graduates of these schools grabbed the biggest starting salaries from their first jobs.
Taxes and the States: Which Take the Biggest Bites?
Governments are always looking to tax, and in these states, you can expect to find steep taxes on wireless services, lottery winnings, property and more.
Precious Metals and Taxes: What to Expect With Transactions
The experts at Tax Facts Online on how sales of precious metals are taxed.
Senate Banking Chief Johnson Announces Retirement
Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, announced Tuesday that he would not run for re-election when his term ends in 2014.
Financial Crisis’s Pricetag Could Top $10 Trillion: GAO
Losses incurred by the financial crisis of 2007-'09 could exceed $10 trillion, and the effects could linger for years to come, according to a just-released report by the Government Accountability Office.
Top 10 Most Regressive Tax States
In the states whose tax systems most favor high earners, low-income families pay up to six times as high a share of their income as the wealthiest families, according to a report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.