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GovTrack.us Provides Fact-Based Information on the Latest Legislation That’s Free from Outside Financial Influence

GovTrack.us Provides Fact-Based Information on the Latest Legislation That’s Free from Outside Financial Influence

In a Nutshell: While lawyers generate many mixed emotions, most people can agree they have at least one important purpose: translating the combination of extinct Latin phrases and complex jargon known as "legalese" that makes up our congressional legislation. For those of us without a J.D. at the end of our names, we can rely on GovTrack.us, a research and tracking site for information on the latest legislation and goings-on of Congress. Started in 2004 by Joshua Tauberer, GovTrack was... read more »

How The “Experts Behind the Experts” at the H&R Block Tax Institute Support the World’s Largest Consumer Tax Services Provider

How The “Experts Behind the Experts” at the H&R Block Tax Institute Support the World’s Largest Consumer Tax Services Provider

In a Nutshell: With the somewhat innocuous official designation of "U.S. Code: Title 26 - Internal Revenue Code," the American tax code is likely one of the most poorly understood documents in personal finance. Not only does it take extensive time and training to delve into the complicated code, it's so complex, sometimes even the tax experts need an expert. When they need help, the experts on the front lines at H&R Block's 10,000 locations turn to the H&R Block Tax Institute.... read more »

Using Data to Make Decisions: How Teradata Provides Analytics & Data Warehousing for the Finance Industry

Using Data to Make Decisions: How Teradata Provides Analytics & Data Warehousing for the Finance Industry

In a Nutshell: Since the dawn of digitization, every electronic transaction has created a wealth of data. For years, though, many of these digital trails, or data footprints, have been unusable. Today, the advanced technology and analytics of companies like Teradata are making it possible for many of the world's largest institutions to turn Big Data into a big resource. Teradata provides the infrastructure and analysis needed to handle the constant flow of information. Their analytics... read more »

Tax Policy Center™ Serves as an Independent Watchdog for U.S. Leaders and the Public on Tax and Budget Policy

Tax Policy Center™ Serves as an Independent Watchdog for U.S. Leaders and the Public on Tax and Budget Policy

In a Nutshell: The Tax Policy Center provides expert advice and analysis on current and proposed tax legislation to educate taxpayers and hold policymakers accountable. The experts at the Tax Policy Center have considerable experience in tax, budget, and social policy earned from years of service at the highest levels of government. Their research, modeling, and interactive tools give the public timely, accessible information to better understand a complex tax code and the effects of... read more »

A Payoff™ Study: Financial Stress Causes PTSD-Like Symptoms in 1 in 4 Americans

A Payoff™ Study: Financial Stress Causes PTSD-Like Symptoms in 1 in 4 Americans

In a Nutshell: Payoff, a lender that blends psychology with finances, recently released a groundbreaking study that found a link between financial stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A team of PhDs discovered that the symptoms of PTSD were indistinguishable from the symptoms of financial stress. Dr. Galen Buckwalter, Payoff’s Chief Science Officer, has dubbed this condition Acute Financial Stress (AFS). To identify and treat those with AFS, Payoff developed a... read more »

ValuePenguin’s Data-Driven Research Simplifies Complicated Financial Decisions & Finds You the Best Car Insurance Rates

ValuePenguin’s Data-Driven Research Simplifies Complicated Financial Decisions & Finds You the Best Car Insurance Rates

In a Nutshell: No one likes to feel as though they got a bad deal when they make a purchase, and insurance shoppers are no exception. Unfortunately, comparing the insurance options in today's crowded marketplace can be a daunting -- and complicated -- task. Pro-consumer site ValuePenguin simplifies those complex financial decisions by providing high-quality resources to help you understand which options are the best for you. Their redesigned site is easy to navigate and packed full of... read more »