Economics

Pew: Most in the U.S. say young adults today face more challenges than their parents’ generation in some key areas

"About seven-in-ten Americans think young adults today have a harder time than their parents’ generation when it comes to saving for the future (72%), paying for college (71%) and buying a home (70%)" - Pew

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“Ramsey's rent rant exposes deficit in financial peace”

"Ultimately, Ramsey’s motto, 'If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else,' is not worth the paper it is printed on for Christian who don’t understand that it is freedom from money as a master, not getting out of debt, that really matters. " - CPost

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Review: ‘Religion and the Rise of Capitalism’ by Benjamin M. Friedman

"Smith’s big idea was that in the context of competitive markets, the pursuit of self-interest not only could but would lead to benefits for everybody else . . . . Friedman argues that Smith’s insight and the public reception were possible because of society’s move away from 'predestinarian orthodox Calvinism.'" - TGC

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The Good News About Our Economy & Families

"Among both conservatives and progressives, there are claims that the world is getting worse and that the American family had a better standard of living, better opportunities for employment, and a simpler life forty years ago. . . . There are several factors that play into this perception. The first is that we suffer from . . . negativity bias. It is easier for us to see the bad things that are happening rather than the progress." - IFWE

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Inflation Fears Are Justified, but There’s No Reason To Panic (Yet)

"Headline numbers aside, it is abundantly clear the CPI is being pushed up by several spending categories where demand took a dive during the pandemic. Prices for hotel stays, airfares, and restaurant meals, for instance, have accounted for a large portion of the recent CPI increase." - Heritage

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