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Why Vanguard Target Date Funds Are the Best in the Business

Vanguard target date funds are an entire low-cost retirement portfolio in a single investment. Vanguard target date funds are excellent retirement savings choices, with lower fees than Fidelity Freedom Funds or T. Rowe Price’s target date funds. Vanguard’s target retirement funds invest in other Vanguard mutual funds, such as the Vanguard Total International Stock Index […]

Improving a law that imposes a property tax lid on local governments is a good step, but leaving local tax decisions to local officials would be even better

A proposed compromise improves a law that imposes a property tax lid on local governments across Kansas but it doesn’t erase the fact that state legislators are tampering with decisions that would be better left to local elected officials. The bill passed last year forces city and county governments to hold an election to seek […]

Nord Anglia Education, Inc. Files 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE: NORD), the world’s leading premium schools organization, announced today that it has filed its 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended August 31, 2015. The Annual Report on Form 20-F is now available on the Company’s website atwww.nordangliaeducation.com in the Investor […]

Zambia: The Need for Stable Economic Policies

1.Introduction In practically all affluent nations of the world today, business entities are among major institutions that are in the forefront searching for efficient and effective ways and means for application in the creation and delivery of goods and services. In these nations, business undertakings, as Davis and Frederick have noted, are greatly depended upon […]

New Foreign Equivalency Determination Regulations

The IRS released final regulations under Internal Revenue Code Sections 4942 and 4945 on September 25, 2015, specifically addressing grants by private foundations to foreign organizations. These final regulations are partly favorable to private foundations (by confirming a broadened class of tax practitioners that can give comfort to foundations on the issues involved) but also […]

Zambian Solutions to Gender-Based Biolence

Vice-president Inonge Wina says the Government is concerned that cases of gender-based violence (GBV) have shown no signs of declining despite the enactment of the Anti-Gender Based Violence Act in 2011. She also said that it was worrying that the nation had one of the highest early child and forced marriage prevalence rates in the […]

Mujuru in with a huge chance in 2018

After the publication of her Blueprint to Unlock Investment and Leverage Development (BUILD), former Vice President Joice Mujuru has been a subject of discussion in the media locally and internationally. The most fascinating debates hinged on her chances to wrestle power from President Robert Mugabe or anyone among the Zanu-PF hopefuls in the event Mugabe […]