The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law by President Biden contains a provision effectively ending the Employee Retention Credit, also known as the Employee Retention Tax …
Although global growth has slowed recently, the U.S. economy should fully recover from the pandemic during the first quarter of 2022. This will occur when actual GDP rises to the level of GDP forecasted by its long-term growth trend had the economy continued to expand instead of entering recession in the first quarter of 2020.
With the economy starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and investor concerns turning increasingly toward inflation, Dimensional Founder David Booth talked with Nobel laureate Eugene Fama about inflation and how investors should think about it in their portfolios. Excerpts from their conversation have been edited for clarity.
The second quarter’s economic surge encourages a full recovery to pre-pandemic GDP by the end of 2021. Additionally, the robust economic recovery belies difficulties in the labor market as jobs and unemployment both rise above expectations, and pent-up demand is driving inflation higher, which is certain to test the Fed’s rate targeting policy.
April is celebrated as the Financial Literacy Month. This started back in 2004, when the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month. Over the years, many federal and state agencies, credit unions, schools, nonprofit organizations, and socially conscious businesses started participating in this initiative to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy education in the United States.
The Internal revenue Service (IRS) is mailing letters to some taxpayers who had claimed the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC) and may be getting a different amount than they expected.