On today’s show, we’ll talk about Ireland’s decision to appeal the EU’s order that Apple pay the country $14 billion in back taxes; the disparity in retirement savings between top-earning CEOs and many Americans; and Italy’s struggles to conserve its architectural heritage.
Cash-strapped Italy hopes Chinese investors will help pay for upkeep.
We hear a lot about the income gap between top executives and workers, and it turns out that gap continues after retirement, too. The Institute for Policy Studies reports the 100 CEOs with the biggest retirement plans each have anywhere from $25 million to nearly $1 billion set aside by their employers in individual pension […]
A decline in undergraduate enrollment, a banning of the 100-bolivar banknote, the effect of presidential transitions on souvenir shops, and the outcome of the IMF chief's payout trial.
A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows enrollment is down 1.4 percent since last fall. For-profit institutions were hit the hardest, with enrollment down 14.5 percent. Experts say that’s partly to do with the big players in the industry — ITT Tech and Corinthian — closing their doors, but it also […]