Inflation and Your Paycheck: When a Raise is Not a Raise

Watch this video on YouTube Inflation is a common economic term and a relatively simple concept. One straightforward definition at thebalance.com by financial journalist Kimberly Amadeo is, “Inflation is the increase in the prices of goods and services over...

Federal Minimum Wage Adjusted for Cost of Living

Watch this video on YouTube The “Fight For $15” is gaining national attention and becoming an issue in the presidential race. Both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have expressed strong support for a national minimum wage of $15, more than double the...

Teacher Salaries Adjusted For Cost of Living

Watch this video on YouTube South Dakota is tops in many things. We are consistently rated as among the best in the nation for business climate, trust law, clean air, low taxes, and the best cities to retire in. It annoys me, then, when we are last in something...