Guest Blog: The Oscars, Financed by Your Tax Dollars

On Sunday night, Hollywood producers and movie stars will walk the red carpet at the Academy Awards. But the hosts of the Oscars aren’t the only ones who roll out the red carpet for this crowd. Many states offer substantial tax credits to entice the motion picture industry to film in their states.

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Guest Blog: Investing In Human Capital—Literally

As student loan debt has almost tripled since 2004, start-up companies such as Upstart and Pave offer a solution. These firms allow those with excess money to invest in people and their careers. Graduate students from competitive universities are especially attractive targets for investors. As their business models continue to develop, they could help alleviate problems in the broader student loan market.

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