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907, 2019

Episode 19: Housing Things

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

As of May 2019, the average price of a new house in the US was $377,200, a price that will buy you, on average, an apartment’s worth of space for every member of your household. Alongside expanding house sizes and the proliferation of luxury condos is a stark reality: [...]

705, 2019

Episode 18: Looking Back: A Tax Season Wrap-Up

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels The first tax season after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was full of surprises. When the IRS published its weekly filing statistics during the last week of tax season , the numbers confirmed what many taxpayers were shocked to see when [...]

802, 2019

Episode 17: Shut ‘Em Down

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

On December 22, 2018, the US government entered what was to become the longest shutdown in the country’s history, when the  President refused to sign off on a Congressional budget that didn’t include a requested $5 billion in funding for a border wall. The government temporarily reopened 35 days later, [...]

911, 2018

Episode 15: Flat Hierarchy and Luxury Couches: Startups and Startup Culture

By |November 9th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, and Lyft all began life as startups, and their success has meant that the romance of rapid growth and multi-million dollar exits has permeated not only the world of business but almost every aspect of our daily lives. Popular business magazines draw readers in with breathless company [...]

2809, 2018

The Financial Flipside Podcast, Episode 14: Cant’ Knock the (Side) Hustle

By |September 28th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to a recent Banrkate.com survey,  4 in 10 Americans have side hustles, or jobs that they work in addition to their primary source of income. Another survey of 1,000 Americans from CreditLoan.com found that 15% of side hustlers want to start a business of their own. If the legions [...]

2008, 2018

Episode 13: The Economics of Immigration

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The human consequences of the current administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy have been inescapable during this summer’s news cycle. Each day seems to bring with it new stories of parents separated from children, inhumane conditions in detention centers, and the stripping away of previously installed protections for asylum seekers and early [...]