Welcome to the David JC Cutler Scholarship Program

Price Money
$1,000

last date
15th-Dec-2021

Winner announcement
31st-Dec-2021

David JC Cutler
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About David JC Cutler.

David JC Cutler is highly experienced and accomplished finance executive with outstanding technical accounting skills and proven financial management. Also entrepreneurial achievements, delivered in a broad range of senior financial management roles in organizations ranging from startups to multi-national corporations.
Mr. Cutler has been the Principal of Cutler & Co., LLC since 2002. Cutler & Co. LLC is a Colorado registered accounting company that has been focused on providing fractional Chief Financial Officer, accounting, bookkeeping, tax and consulting services to startups, private companies seeking to raise debt or equity funding and micro-cap public companies. Between 2011 – 2015, Cutler & Co. LLC was also a PCAOB registered auditing firm auditing more than 50 public companies prior to the sale of its auditing business in 2015.Cutler & Co. LLC registered with the PCAOB in 2020 and is now eligible to audit publicly quoted companies once again.

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David JC Cutler Scholarship

The David JC Cutler Scholarship is the most humanitarian initiative , the principal at Cutler & Co. LLC. He is associated with a Colorado-based accounting company and has all the requisite knowledge and skills. He is the Chief Financial Officer and responsible for outsourcing Controller Services to medium and small-sized businesses operating in the private sector.

The scholarship idea is the brainchild of Mr. Cutler, a revolutionary idea to help the talented, brilliant students of America, who has the knowledge and intelligence to pursue advanced studies in the reputed colleges or universities in the United States of America, but not the funds to pay for the expensive college tuition fees.

David JC Cutler Knowledge
David is an extremely knowledgeable and qualified CEO and auditor with over 30 years of experience to his credit. He uses his innovative ideas and implements outstanding solutions to a gamut of financial hurdles in private sector companies, be it sole proprietorship firms or billion-dollar corporations operating globally.

Being associated with Arthur Andersen and holding senior financial management posts with numerous giant corporations operating worldwide for the last two decades, He has honed the required skills and providing financial services as a CEO to medium and small-scale enterprises.

David JC Cutler has proven technical skills, leadership qualities, as well as, practical and entrepreneurial experience to solve financial problems to help businesses realize their monetary goals and build value for their stakeholders in all situations.

David Cutler is keen to act as CEO or for matter, a support resource for a company’s chief financial officer. When it comes to the specialties or skill sets of Mr. Cutler, they are Audit, review, a compilation of financial statements, chief financial officer services, growing startups, complex financial reporting issues, IFRS accounting, debt and equity fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, accounting and tax planning for international operations, business valuations, and tax returns.

Financial Aid by David JC Cutler
David is completely alert of the education system in the United States and the skyrocketing college fees that students hailing from middle-class or poor families in the country cannot afford. The tuition fees are unusually high if a US student wants to pursue higher degree courses in a reputed college or university in the US. That is the reason why the David JC Cutler scholarship program is a noble cause initiated by David to come to the assistance of the financially deprived students of the country, who dream of a rewarding career in the future.

With many years of experience in financial planning and strategizing, He has the awareness and therefore, starts the scholarship program. The scholarship will help the poor candidates accomplish their career goals, get a higher degree, and bag a well-paying job for a rewarding career in the days to come. It means the poor students will not face any financial issues and easily pay for the college tuition fees once they win the scholarship prize money.

David believes in humanitarian initiatives and is delighted to declare the David JC Cutler program. The prize money of $1,000 will be given to the most worthy student, who pens the best easy on a given topic.

David JC Cutler knows that shelling out money for higher education fees in the US is challenging, impossible, to be honest, especially for those students with poor economic backgrounds. These students come from low-income families and therefore, cannot afford the expensive education in the public universities of the country.

He knows that many poor students are forced to take high-interest education loans from banks to pay for their advanced studies. It is the key reason why David JC Cutler has started the scholarship, which is a merit-based program for the most brilliant and deserving students.

The David JC Cutler prize money is helpful because the poor students will not need to return the cash received, which is the scholarship amount. This is not the case when they choose a bank loan with high rates of interest. The scholarship is one-time monetary assistance or cash prize money for the most deserving and brilliant student who can write the best essay with a word count of 700-850 words on a given theme. The topic is, “In 50 years’ time, what do you want to have achieved so that you can look back on your life with the satisfaction of having lived your life well?”

Guidelines
Before a student applies for the David JC Cutler program, he or she needs to meet the necessary eligibility criteria:
The candidate needs to be enrolled at one of the accredited American colleges or universities.
The student should be a sophomore, a junior, or a freshman, and at present an enrolled graduate.
All students should pen a detailed, engaging, motivating, and enlightening essay of about 700-850 words on the topic, “In 50 years’ time, what do you want to have achieved so that you can look back on your life with the satisfaction of having lived your life well?”

Instructions
The David JC Cutler scholarship will be given to the brilliant and most deserving students based on the assessment of the essays until the last date of submission, as mentioned specifically. Also, The US students who can pen a unique, informative, and engaging essay will win the reward money.

Amount:
The David JC Cutler program is one-time reward money of $1,000 for one time.

How to apply
The David JC Cutler scholarship-based essay submissions need to be completed and sent via an email as an attached WORD file to info@DavidJCCutlerScholarship.com
The following details should be sent with the essays:
1. Your Name
2. Telephone or Contact Number

3. Mailing Address
4. Email ID
5. High School Graduation Date (YYYY.MM.DD)
6. University or College you have applied or already studying
7. Most recent GPA
8. Personal Bio-data in a few words

Deadline
The last date for the David JC Cutler essay is on December 15, 2021, and the winner announcement of the recipient is on December 31, 2021.
The name of the winner will be published on this website www.DavidJCCutlerScholarship.com

Winner selection
The final winner, who pens an outstanding essay, will be informed through a formal email. The student must get in touch with David within a couple of weeks by responding to the email. The prize money will be sent directly to the student’s bank or scholarship aid account.

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Fed policymakers signal no rush to cut US interest rates

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Digital asset question added to more forms for 2023 tax returns

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US SEC set to require more transparency from ‘blank check’ companies

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Fed’s Preferred Inflation Gauge Cools on Robust Spending

The Federal Reserve’s preferred gauge of underlying inflation cooled to an almost three-year low eve…

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Investors temper US rate cut bets as Fed meeting looms

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Goldman’s Schiffrin Sees Four Fed Rate Cuts, 2% Inflation for 2024

The Federal Reserve will lower interest rates starting in March for a total of four times this year …

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Congress votes to avert a shutdown and keep the government funded into early March

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Improved Inflation Views Lift US Sentiment to Highest Since 2021

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Fed’s Bostic says open to earlier rate cuts on faster drop in inflation

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Year-End Bonuses Shrink 21% in Sign of Turbulent US Economy

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US applications for jobless benefits fall to lowest level since September 2022

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Here’s a Step-by-Step Guide to Retirement Planning by Age

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Reporting of digital assets as cash delayed until IRS issues regs.

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Regulators Approve New Type of Bitcoin Fund, in Boon for Crypto Industry

Federal regulators on Wednesday approved a new financial product that tracks the price of Bitco…

Fed officials say December CPI did not budge view of inflation

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Wholesale prices unexpectedly fall 0.1% in December in positive inflation sign

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Global economy on track for worst half-decade of growth in 30 years, says World Bank

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Social Security beneficiaries can count on checks as government shutdown deadline looms, expert says

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Yellen Declares US Economy Has Achieved Soft Landing

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Federal Reserve minutes: Officials saw inflation cooling but were cautious about timing of rate cuts

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US bankruptcies surged 18% in 2023 and seen rising again in 2024 -report

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Stocks, Bonds Drop in Tandem for Worst Start to Year in Decades

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‘Allow them to thrive’: Here are 2024’s talent retention realities

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Rate Cuts May Offer a Lifeline for Highly Indebted Companies

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Why corporate bankruptcies were up in 2023 despite the improving economy

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Global stock markets record best year since 2019

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Forecast: 5 Top Trends In Tech And Startups We’re Watching In 2024, From AI To IPOs

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Less Glitter, More Bitter: 50 Points of Advice for Your 2024 New Year That You Actually Need to Hear

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Euphoria on Fed Pivot Prospects Ignores the Lagging Hangover

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Prices fell last month for the first time since April 2020

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Powell’s Pivot Sows Confusion Over When and How Fast Fed Will Cut

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IRS announces penalty relief, resumption of collection notices

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Goldman Sachs sees S&P 500 hitting 5,100 in 2024, boosting forecast

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IRS expands access to business tax accounts, adds features

Individual partners of partnerships and individual shareholders of S corporations can now open IRS b…

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High-net-worth families have time to take advantage of higher estate and gift tax exemptions before …

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When a Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. affiliate bought Summit Health-CityMD around a year ago, the ph…

Wall Street’s Profit Outlooks Haven’t Budged as World Changes

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Business standard mileage rate increases for 2024

The IRS increased the optional standard mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of opera…

30-year mortgage rate falls to lowest since August

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Fed holds rates steady, indicates three cuts coming in 2024

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FASB issues new cryptoassets standard

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Yellen Says U.S. Economy on Path to Soft Landing

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The Fed Isn’t Ready to Speculate on Rate Cuts — Yet

The Federal Reserve will likely hold interest rates steady for a third straight meeting, while pushi…

32% of CFOs Believe a Recession is Highly Likely

CFOs forecasting next year’s growth goals must also considering the broader economy’s condition as w…

Inflation Expected to Stay Flat, Giving Fed Room to Cut Rates

A monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics report due Tuesday is set to show consumer prices were unchange…

Inflation Edges Lower, but Still Too High for the Fed

The victory dance on inflation will have to wait. Inflation has stabilized late this year at well be…

Three Essential Strategies for Managing Your Inheritance

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U.S. labor market is still robust with nearly 200,000 jobs created in November

The labor market proved unexpectedly solid in November, with both payrolls and pay increasing — elev…

From Unicorns to Zombies: Tech Start-Ups Run Out of Time and Money

WeWork raised more than $11 billion in funding as a private company. Olive AI, a health care start-u…

Economy’s Soft Landing Comes Into View as Job Growth Slowly Descends

A gradual cooling of the still-solid labor market extended into November, renewing optimism the econ…

Tax-Saving Moves You Can Make Before Year-End

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More CPA decision-makers hesitate to hire amid economic concerns

Following a partly sunny summer forecast for the U.S. economy, the outlook among CPA decision-makers…

ERC disallowance letters sent to 20K+ taxpayers

The IRS is advising over 20,000 taxpayers that their claims for the employee retention credit are be…

Economists see Fed keeping rates at 22-year high until at least July

The US central bank will hold off on interest rate cuts until at least July 2024 and deliver less re…

Filings for jobless claims tick up modestly, continuing claims fall

U.S. applications for jobless benefits ticked up last week, but the overall number of people in the …

10 things you need to know today: December 5, 2023

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End-of-year financial and tax considerations

As the year draws to a close, practitioners have an opportunity to reach out to clients and discuss …

Fed, with rates at a peak, now looks at a hold and an eventual pivot lower

(Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials appear on track to end the year with interest rate hikes …

Goods Deflation Is Back. It Could Speed Inflation’s Return to 2%.

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How Rising Profits Could Prevent the Economy From Faltering

Profits have been making a comeback. That makes a comedown for the U.S. economy seem less likel…

Yellen Says Soft Landing Looks Good, Unemployment May Level Off

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she sees a good chance of the US economy achieving a soft landi…

Global stocks record best month in three years on interest rate cut hopes

Global stocks have closed out their biggest monthly rally in three years, as investors pile into ris…

Jobless claims tick higher in latest week, reaching highest level in 2 years

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Fed’s favorite gauge shows inflation rose 0.2% in October and 3.5% from a year ago, as expected

KEY POINTS Inflation as measured by personal spending increased in line with expectations in October…

Fed’s Bowman Favors Hiking Rates If Inflation Progress Stalls

(Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman said she expects to support additional tighte…

US economic growth for last quarter is revised up to a 5.2% annual rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shrugging off higher interest rates, America’s consumers spent enough to help driv…

Sharp US Stock Rally Is Running Out of Steam, Citi Strategists Say

The rally that led the S&P 500 to one of its best November gains in a century is now running out…

You may be at risk for fraud this holiday season, particularly if you shop at the last minute. Here’s why

KEY POINTS Holiday shopping this year is expected to reach record spending levels, according to…

Generative AI mega-deals by tech giants compel VCs to react

OpenAI’s leadership crisis demonstrated the indirect influence wielded by tech giants in the generat…

Investors See Interest-Rate Cuts Coming Soon, Recession or Not

Wall Street is gearing up for rate cuts. Twenty months after the Federal Reserve began a historic ca…

Energized shoppers break one-day holiday sales record

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Investors Are Hungry for Risk—and Holding Record Cash Sums

Stocks and bonds have surged in November. With record investor balances in money-market funds, some …

Exclusive: US securities regulator signals it may curb climate rule ambitions

(Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials have told lobbyists and corporat…

Bank of America Sees S&P 500 Hitting Record 5,000 Next Year

The S&P 500 is set for a fresh high in 2024 because US companies have adapted to higher rates an…

Fed gave no indication of possible rate cuts at last meeting, minutes show

Federal Reserve officials at their most recent meeting expressed little appetite for cutting interes…

Weight-loss drugs are the next startup platform shift

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Exclusive: US securities regulator signals it may curb climate rule ambitions

(Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials have told lobbyists and corporat…

Wall Street Has a Plan for a Soft Landing: Buy More Stocks

Wall Street believes its soft-landing dream is on the verge of coming true. That is prompting a fres…

Turkeys are cheaper, but inflation is ‘clearly impacting’ Thanksgiving food costs, economist says. Here’s how to save

KEY POINTS Families preparing for Thanksgiving will find that turkeys are cheaper this year. Th…

Fed’s Cook says economic risks two-sided, ‘soft landing’ possible

(Reuters) – The U.S. central bank must steer between the risk of doing too little and taking the fig…

Global economy to slow down but likely avoid recession in 2024

(Reuters) – Some of the major banks in the world expect global economic growth to slow further in 20…

Goldman sees S&P 500 rising to 4700 by year-end 2024

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs investment strategists said on Wednesday that they now expect the S&P …

Investors snap up bonds and stocks in bet interest rates have peaked

Investors have been dumping cash and piling into bonds and equities as conviction grows that big cen…

US producer prices slide 0.5% in October, biggest drop since 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices fell sharply last month as inflationary pressure continued t…

The ‘Quiet Cutting’ Trend Is A Controversial Leadership Strategy, New Study Shows

There’s a lot of quiet action taking place under the radar in today’s business world. Quiet culture …

These behavioral traits lead to greater retirement savings, research finds. Yet only 10% of workers have them

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Werfel: IRS must move quickly to show what a well-funded agency can do

The IRS received billions of dollars in funding to spend over 10 years, but high expectations for im…

The Charts That Could Predict the IPO Market’s Comeback

The reopening of the IPO market is, once again, delayed. For a moment this fall, it looked like the …

Claim for refund: Beware of sinkholes

The taxpayer’s road to a claim for refund of income tax is littered with various requirements that m…

What’s the Key to a Secure Retirement?

By the time a person approaches retirement age, they have enough life experience to know that change…

Inflation: Consumer prices were unchanged in October, core inflation rises at slowest pace since September 2021

Consumer prices were unchanged from the prior month in October as a drop in oil prices dragged down …

Is the Stock Market Rally About to Rev Up?

FOMO in the stock market is back.  A lightning-fast rebound has driven the S&P 500 up in ni…

US VC valuations stay on a downward trend

2023 has proven to be a formidable period for the US venture ecosystem. Dealmaking and valuation met…

Moody’s Changes Outlook on U.S. Ratings to Negative

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Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley Diverge on Fed Rate-Cut Forecasts

(Bloomberg) — There’s a stark divide among Wall Street banks over how aggressive they think the Fede…

Fed Chair Recalls Inflation ‘Head Fakes’ and Pledges to Do More if Needed

Jerome H. Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, on Thursday expressed little urgency to make ano…

Why 75% of companies plan to downsize office space next year

Company leaders have learned a lot over the past year returning to offices, like the fact that they …

Social Security overpayments: Tips to prevent them

This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Anderson Cooper reports on what happens when Social Security&…

China’s Consumer Deflation Returns as Recovery Remains Fragile

China’s deflation pressures worsened in October as consumer prices dipped back below zero and produc…

Griffin Says Peace Dividend Over, High Inflation to Last Decades

Citadel founder Ken Griffin said the world is facing unrest and structural changes that are pushing …

Embracing authentic demand: The core of innovation leadership

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Are You Ready to Retire? Find Out With This 10-Item Checklist

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The Real State of the Social Security Program

Come 2024, the Social Security system will be in its 89th year of operation, and in many ways, the k…

US Labor Market Is Cooling Without Big Losses, Fed’s Waller Says

Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller said the US labor market is cooling this year without th…

US credit card balances see largest yearly leap on record

Minneapolis (CNN) — The resilient consumer has kept the US economic engine runni…

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite notch longest streak of gains in two years

New York (CNN) — Wall Street gained Tuesday as the continued slide in Treasury yields help…

The US Banking System Is Still Vulnerable, NY Fed Blog Says

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Can corporate America cope with its vast debt pile?

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Weighing a Roth Conversion? Don’t Overlook These Five Factors

Most investors understand that they need diversification in their portfolios. As a result, they are …

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The law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97, eliminated the option to currently d…

US dollar tumbles to six-week low after soft jobs data

(Reuters) – The dollar fell to a six-week low on Friday after data showed the world’s largest econom…

Stocks rally and bond yields tumble as investors trim interest rate outlook

US stocks recorded their best day in six months as bond yields tumbled after the Federal Reserve and…

Soft Jobs Report Weakens Impetus for Fed Rate Hike in December

Thanks for joining us. Here are five key takeaways from the US employment report for Octob…

Why working longer is a bad retirement plan

KEY POINTS Working longer is among the best ways to ensure you don’t outlive your retirement sa…

Private sector payrolls rose 113,000 in October, less than expected, ADP says

KEY POINTS Private sector payroll growth increased modestly in October but missed expectations, in a…

Inflation adjustments to retirement account limits issued for 2024

The IRS announced the 2024 benefit and contribution limits for qualified retirement plans, including…

Wall Street Sentiment Indicator Shows S&P 500 Gaining 16% Over Next Year

There’s a bright side for investors reeling from a rare three-month slide in US stocks: The gloom is…

US job openings remain elevated in September

(Reuters) – U.S. job openings increased in September, pointing to persistent labor market tightness …

Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but keeps open possibility of a future hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve kept its key short-term interest rate unchanged Wednesday for …

A Key Measure of Wages Grew at a Moderate Pace This Summer

A measure of pay and benefits that officials at the Federal Reserve have been watching closely as th…

Surge in interest rates and a cloudier economic picture to keep Federal Reserve on sidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is poised to leave its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday a…

Middle-Class Americans Are Rattled by Fed’s Fight Against Inflation

(Bloomberg) — Despite roaring growth and a resilient job market, more middle-class Americans are wor…

UAW’s record deal could boost others’ wages as labor notches another victory

(Reuters) – The tentative agreements reached between the United Auto Workers and the Detroit Three a…

This Halloween, Consider a Phantom Stock Plan

A phantom stock plan is a tool that may be used to transfer equity to key employees or valued team m…

Is ‘flextirement’ the new retirement?

Retirement can be ruthlessly final for some. And while ageism remains alive and well within workplac…

Morgan Stanley’s Wilson Sees Year-End Stock Rally as Unlikely

Investors hoping for a boost to stocks by the end of the year will be disappointed, according to Mor…

Does Strong Growth Fuel Inflation? Fed Debates Whether Old Model Still Applies

Since Federal Reserve officials last raised interest rates in July, the economy is doing two th…