Rate Hike Marks a Divided Government

In light of the interest rate hike on Wednesday, it is clear that the Fed and the President have different ideas about the economic state of our country.   When it comes to smoothing out a business cycle, the government has two “toolboxes” it can work from to correct any abnormalities. The first is fiscal policy, the umbrella under which taxes and government spending fall. It’s twin is monetary policy,…

Why You Don’t Need to Go to College

  A collective gasp fills the room. Wherever you’re from, whenever you’ve grown up, it’s always been the same story from your parents and your teachers:“Go to college or else you’ll be stuck working minimum wage and have no hope for your future.” It’s completely indoctrinated. You hear it everywhere, but most have no desire to be a doctor for lawyers by day and a CEO of Rocket Science by…