Economics and Investing:

US labour force participation stays at a 38-year low Only 62.4% of American civilians over the age of 16 are either working or looking for work. – G.G.

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Biderman: “Welcome To The First Global Recession Created By Central Bankers” Sent in by G.G.

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Items from Professor Preponomics:

The Fed Desperately Tries to Maintain the Status Quo (Mises Institute)

Ensure Your Financial Strategy Passes the Sleep Test(Christian Science Monitor)

Collapsing Obamacare Co-ops Signal Big Trouble to Come(Fiscal Times)

U.S. Debt Ceiling Has Risen No Matter Who Was In Office (Visual Capitalist)

How One Retailer is Preparing for the Apocalypse(Zero Hedge)

Bank of England Pushes Out Timing of Rate Hike(Market Watch)

Amazon-Killer “JET” is Running Out of Cash(Business Insider)

My 8 Tips for Simple Living(Frugal Family Home)

6 Spending Habits of Fiendishly Frugal People (Mighty Bargain Hunter)

Dave Ramsey’s Get Out of Debt Snowball Plan(Dave Ramsey)