CEO pay: Should we worry?
The compensation of top executives has become an issue in political debates about income inequality.
Small business and the affordable care act employer mandate delay
In early July, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) “employer mandate” — which requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide health insurance to their employees beginning in 2014 — was delayed by the Obama administration for one year.
The long-term fiscal cliff: The federal debt
Now the stage is set for a more long-term fiscal cliff debate, which will be in a few short weeks when the federal debt ceiling of $16.4 trillion will need to be increased and the two-month postponement of sequestration will expire.