Subject: WTC July 2015 Newsletter

WTC's Financial Forum: A Division of the World Trade Council
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A Guide Into and Through Your Retirement Years
Sisterhood Is Sour: How Republican Women Are Going After Hillary Clinton
On Thursday at a red-meat-themed event: the “Bourbon and BBQ Bash” held by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, Carly Fiorina spoke about the years she spent as CEO at Hewlett-Packard, but her focus was not on business and the bottom line. It was on women: “a conversation,” in her words, “about the state of women in America.”
Making Your Estate Plan Dispute Proof

What do Howard Hughes, Leona Helmsley and J. Howard Marshall have in common? All had estates 
that were hotly contested by named or would-be bene-ficiaries. 

In fact, disputes over a Last Will and Testament (a “Will”) or an estate plan are common and can cause permanent rifts and money too.

When Leaders Blow Up: The Amygdala Hijack

Most of us have had days when suddenly the boss totally loses their cool and reacts disproportionately and irrationally to something that otherwise would not have bothered them. 

But there is a perfectly rational explanation for this kind of behaviour

College Board's Reckless Spin on U.S. History

“The inequalities of race and gender, now permeate much of academic history-writing, so much so that the general reading public that wants to learn about the whole of our nation’s past has had to turn to history books written by non-academics who have no PhDs and are not involved in the incestuous conversations of the academic scholars.”

Letter Opposing the 2014 APUSH Framework

The teaching of American history in our schools faces a grave new risk, from an unexpected source. Half a million students each year take the Advanced Place-ment exam in U.S. History. The framework for that exam has been dramatically changed, in ways certain to have negative consequences.

How Far Have We Come

While the computer infor-mation is dazzling, the birth, life and death information is Totally and Absolutely Frightening! 

But thanks to the statisticians that sorted this information out and presented it in a way we could understand it.

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