What Causes Inflation in the United States

As we all know, that inflation affects everything around us, from basic necessities like housing, food, medical care and utilities from cosmetics to auto-mobiles. But do we really know what is really happening with inflation?

This article will examine the fundamental factors behind inflation in the United States including cost-push inflation, demand-pull inflation and the impact of consumer expectations on inflation.

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BRIEF REMINDER FOR THOSE WHO FORGOT

Hello 2015,

As a brief reminder for those who forgot or for many that didn’t know. Here is what happened, quietly, on January 1, 2015:

Medicare tax went from 1.45% to 2.35%

Top Income tax bracket went from 35% to 39.6%

Top Income payroll tax went from 37.4% to 52.2%

Capital Gains tax went from 15% to 28%

Dividend tax went from 15% to 39.6%

Estate tax went from 0% to 55%

A 3.5% Real Estate transaction tax was added.

 

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Musical contribution of Greece.

The current crisis that exists between Greece and other members of the European Union should not overshadow their mutual contributions to the Renaissance and western culture. Journey through their musical contributions to the humanities, beginning in Athens, Greece. The attached “Everything You Need to Know About Greece” is a primer on the Greece crisis.

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