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  1. PAYE in for biggest proposed shake-up since 1957Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A new green paper proposes introducing a form of "business PAYE" among a raft of other possible reforms to modernise and simplify the tax system. Photo: Janna Dixon.

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  2. Nevada Legislature: Public employees protest bill to change PERSRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Nevada Appeal

    Public employees lined up in the Assembly Government Affairs Committee on Monday to protest legislation the author conceded is designed to save money by reducing the average employee retirement check. Assemblyman Glenn Trowbridge, R-Las Vegas, said AB312 would base a state or local government retiree's check on the highest five years of service instead of the current three.

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  3. Medical records sale 'very serious'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Warrington Guardian

    An investigation has been launched into claims that pension details are being sold and ending up in the hands of criminals The names of 3,000 sick and disabled people were sold to undercover reporters for 19p each, according to the Daily Mail. The revelations about an alleged trade in medical records follow the Mail's claims that pensioners' salaries, the value of their investments and the size of their pensions are being sold for as little as 5p without their consent.

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  4. Rates for US Treasury bills edged up at weekly auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.035 percent, up from 0.020 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.135 percent, up from 0.105 percent last week.

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  5. How New York's $142 billion budget impacts small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Small business advocates are gearing up to fight for more property tax relief for business owners and they're looking to block ongoing attempts to increase New York's minimum wage. Those are just two of several battles that lie ahead as New York lawmakers pull together the final pieces of a $142 billion state budget agreement that was reached over the weekend.

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  6. China eases property rules amid slowdownRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    The People's Bank of China , in a statement on its website, urged financial institutions to support home purchases using a combination of commercial lending and a housing provident fund. The announcement, which confirmed rumours swirling in the domestic media earlier yesterday, reduces commercial banks' minimum downpayment requirement for buyers of second homes to 40% from 60% previously.

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  7. Valid reasons why Ky. legislature must strengthen teacher pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    At lunch the other day, I overheard someone say, "Why should teachers be guaranteed a pension when the rest of us are not?" All things being equal, that would be a good question. However, all things are far from being equal, and here's why: This was not an option.

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  8. The Biggest Branding Mistake Small Businesses MakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Small Business Trends

    Whether you're just starting a new small business or you're already a successful small business owner, it's very possible that you're about to make biggest branding mistake. Don't feel bad.

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  9. Doyle McManus: Ted Cruz's ride on the Obamacare train wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

    When Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, launched his presidential campaign last week at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, he earned grudgingly glowing reviews from otherwise skeptical pundits.

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  10. Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Successful Sale of Four...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Canada NewsWire

    The building was purchased as a part of a larger portfolio deal in 1575 Sismet Road and 1601 Matheson Boulevard are multi-tenant industrial buildings that were constructed in 1974 with a GLA of 43,282 sf. The buildings were purchased as a part of a larger portfolio deal in 78 Trowers Road is a multi-tenant industrial asset that was constructed in 1987 with a GLA of 17,766 sf.

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  11. How to start investing with less than $500Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    There is a common belief that the best investment options require a lot of money to get started, but the reality is there are investments that allow you to start with as little as a $10 per month contribution, or a one-time deposit of $25. First, build an emergency fund.

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  12. Lake City prepares for ArtfieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WMBF

    Artfields may still be about three and a half weeks away, but now is crunch time for the people in Lake City putting together the major art display and competition. Over the next two weeks, art installation teams will hang up or secure down the 400 pieces of art ranging from paintings and photography to sculptures and 3-D displays.

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  13. Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trustedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Augustine Record

    Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of earning more income. She had received the cash from a settlement after her husband died in an accident and needed money to raise her small son.

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  14. How to make money from your savingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    The average savings rate is 2.62 per cent, according to research by Mozo, with several accounts paying less than one per cent interest. Michelle Hutchison, from comparison website finder.com.au, says some lenders started slashing their savings rates before cutting their borrowing rates following the Reserve Bank's February rate cut.

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  15. Report: US individual tax share grows, corporate tax share lagsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Tax collections from individual Americans last year reached their highest share of the U.S. economy in seven years while corporate tax revenue again lagged historical averages, a new congressional report showed on Monday. The Joint Committee on Taxation said in a review of the tax system that individual federal income tax receipts were 8.1 percent of gross domestic product in fiscal 2014.

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  16. Alfred Nobel's Last Will and Testament Goes On DisplayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Alfred Nobel's last will and testament, which played a significant role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm. Until now, only a few people have laid eyes on the original 1895 document that has been stashed away in a safe at the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm.

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  17. Fed's Fischer floats shadow bank regulation frameworkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    A top U.S. Federal Reserve official on Monday suggested stress tests and certain capital requirements to contain the risks within the non-bank lending sector, while acknowledging there is little the central bank can do to impose such restrictions. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer offered a framework to more tightly regulate the lending activities of hedge funds, mutual funds and other non-bank entities - often referred to as shadow banks - though he was careful to show that he was offering suggestions and not potential central bank rules.

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  18. Housing investor loans growth eases slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The central bank is almost certain to cut the cash rate another 25 basis points, to 2 per cent, either next week or in May in a further attempt to stimulate non-mining investment. The pace of lending to property investors eased slightly in February, giving the Reserve Bank of Australia more scope to cut interest rates without adding fuel to overheated housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne.

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  19. Palm Springs businesses evicted on short notice by tribal land ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Sullivan said it came as a surprise last Friday, when he and nearly a dozen other tenants at Indian Canyon and Ramon Road were slapped with an eviction notice. "I'm from New Orleans.

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  20. 'Why should we wait?': Small banks say don't delay raising big bank capital levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Regional banks say there is no reason for the banking regulator to delay raising the capital levels of the big banks to ensure consistency with global bank capital rules which could take years to complete. In their submission to the government's consultation on the final report of the Murray financial system inquiry, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank, Bank of Queensland, Suncorp Bank and ME Bank, say several countries have enforced higher capital levels than the so called Basel Capital Accords set.

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