Category Archives: Financial

Hispanics flourishing in Trump economy

Click here: President Trump’s economy is the rising tide that is lifting all boats. This is especially true for Hispanics, who were among the biggest victims of the low-growth, high-regulation economy under President Obama. Last week, the Census Bureau announced new household income numbers, which showed that median income for Hispanic households grew by 3.7 percent, adjusted for inflation, last year. That’s more than double the increase seen by all households. More Hispanics moved into the upper-income brackets, and fewer remained in the lower ones. That’s welcome news as the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Not a spare seat to be found as President Donald Trump addresses a packed U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa June 21, 2017.

What Is Net Neutrality?

For months, it seemed nearly every media figure was in hysterics over the impending repeal of net neutrality. Then, net neutrality was repealed… and nothing much changed. So what exactly is net neutrality, and why do so many people have such strong opinions about something they don’t understand? Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com cuts through the hysteria to bring you the facts in this short 5-minute video.

CNBC: Economy adds more jobs than expected in August, and wage growth hits post-recession high

Click here: President Trump’s economy continues to exceed expectations. Payrolls grew by 201,000 in August. Well above what economists expected for August (191,000 increase). Average hourly earnings also jumped by 2.9 percent, above the 2.7 percent increase economists expected.
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President Donald Trump speaks to a packed U.S. Cellular Center crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa June, 21, 2017