Business

A 401(k) for the self-employed

Here are three of the week’s top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: A 401(k) for sole proprietorsIf you are your own boss and have no other employees, a little-known retirement-savings vehicle called an “individual” or “solo” 401(k) may be for you, said Jeff Brown at The Wall Street Journal. “Solo Ks, […]

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The pros and cons of a $15 minimum wage

The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: A Congressional Budget Office analysis released last week “makes clear that the benefits of a $15-an-hour minimum wage would heavily outweigh the downside,” said Michael Hiltzik at the Los Angeles Times. The agency found that as many as 1.3 million people […]

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Pace of hiring picks up in June in Colorado

Colorado employers added a net 8,100 jobs between May and June, with the strongest gains coming in professional and business services, construction and government, according to an update Friday from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. May’s monthly gain, which initially came in at an anemic 2,200 jobs, was revised higher as well to […]