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Budget 2019: Finance minister took the easier route instead of catching those who avoid tax

Union Budget 2019: While the FM has settled for earning `12,000 crore more, slashing rates and the resultant increase in compliance could have generated several times more than this amount. Budget 2019: Given how precarious the government’s finances are—FY20 tax collections need to rise 18.3% versus FY19’s 8.4% if you use the numbers put out by the CGA—it is not ... Read More »

BLOGGING THE VIEW: Stretching those cents in January

MY very fleeting relationship with money becomes even more fleeting as the days of January roll on, and it’s time to get into Super Saver mode. Despite all my best efforts at budgeting, and promises to make that early December payment last until mid-July, the New Year always kicks off in the red. But I know I’m not alone here, ... Read More »

Report: Leighton Vander Esch among those not practicing at Wednesday’s OTAs

  Part of the reason the Cowboys drafted Leighton Vander Esch 19th overall was to hedge their bet at the linebacker spot. Sean Lee is fantastic, but his injury history speaks for itself. Jaylon Smith certainly has potential, but to ignore his past would be irresponsible. LVE should provide some stability and insurance. Unfortunately for Wednesday’s OTA, per ESPN’s Todd Archer, Vander Esch was absent due to a ... Read More »

Scrapbook Those Special Memories

There is no better way to keep your special photos nice than to display them within the pages of a nicely finished scrapbook. Scrapbooks can be much more creative than a simple photo album. They allow you to not only display your pictures, but you have a chance to include other special keepsakes in a very decorative way. Theme Scrapbooks ... Read More »

Young workers like those high-deductible health plans

The big boys are embracing health plans with big deductibles. Slightly more than half of large employers analyzed in a new report now offer their workers at least one high-deductible health insurance plan, underscoring a broad trend nationally toward such coverage. Agnieszka Wozniak | Caiaimage | Getty Images And slightly more than 40 percent of workers at large firms that ... Read More »

Yellen on negative rates: ‘We wouldn’t take those off the table’

As recession fears mount in the U.S., Fed Chair Janet Yellen conceded there’s a “chance” of a downturn ahead. She also said the central bank is studying whether negative interest rates would help should conditions worsen. “There is always some chance of recession in any year,” she said. “But the evidence suggests that expansions don’t die of old age.” Asked ... Read More »

Refiners are finally sharing more of those oil savings

If it feels like your wallet is finally getting a taste of that cheap oil that has been unsettling the market for weeks now, you’re right. WTI crude oil was down to a little under $30 a barrel earlier this week from the recent peak in the summer of 2014, or about $1.85 on a per-gallon basis. At the same ... Read More »