What is Centrelink’s ‘relevant number’?
The formula for the deduction is the “original purchase price less commutations divided by the relevant number ... Life Tables will be the relevant number rather than his 18.54 life expectancy. The relevant number must always be the one that applies ...
What Explains The Partisan Divide Between Urban And Non-Urban Areas
Last week’s election results have given Republicans, Democrats, and political observers plenty to ponder. Various pundits have commented on the increasing importance of identity politics—that for many American voters, who they are and what they are ...
What exactly is quantitative easing?
The national average rate for a 30-year mortgage was 3.55% when QE3 was launched last September, having fallen 0.54 percentage points in the prior year, and dipped to 3.35% by May, according to Freddie Mac. Sales of existing homes were 17% higher in July ...
Poverty in America Is Mainstream
The Great Divide is a series about inequality ... one year below the official poverty line during that period ($23,492 for a family of four), and 54 percent will spend a year in poverty or near poverty (below 150 percent of the poverty line).
Polls to New Lows: What Is Obama Doing Wrong?
This number, when split along party membership, proved to be a subject heavily divided along party lines ... saying that 42 percent consider Obamacare favorably while 54 percent see it unfavorably. This is a slight increase in both favorable and ...