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Tax Expert Who Opposes Trump Says

His Corporate Tax Reform Is Actually Very Good DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2016 — The corporate tax reform proposed by Donald Trump would result in a hefty pay raise for most American workers, according to a well-regarded tax specialist who doesn’t plan to vote for him. Laurence Kotlikoff, a Boston university economist, analyzed the Trump corporate tax plan at the request of the Goodman Institute, a Dallas based think tank. The analysis is based on a model Kotlikoff developed with other economists – one that finds that the burden of the corporate income tax falls mainly on workers, not on shareholders….

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78% Have Successfully Asked for a Higher Credit Limit

A Higher Credit Limit Can Improve One’s Credit Score NEW YORK, May 2, 2016 —- Almost eight in 10 U.S. credit cardholders who have asked for a higher credit limit have been approved, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. The problem is that just 28% have asked. “A higher credit limit isn’t just so you can buy more stuff, it can actually help your credit score,” explained Mike Cetera, Bankrate.com’s personal loans and credit analyst. “That’s because your credit utilization ratio – how much credit you’re using divided by how much credit you have available – is a…