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Tax Credits: The Wrong Approach for Paid Leave

A survey from Ernst and Young shows fewer than 40 percent of employers would offer paid leave if tax credits were put in place

Is Middle Class Entry Possible Without a College Degree?

Construction and extraction jobs are commonly mentioned as alternatives to the professional and managerial jobs that commonly require (increasingly costly) degrees.

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Colorado Tax Policy: Is This the Year We Get it Right?

Like a stunned Bill Murray marooned in Punxsutawney, Colorado wakes up each year condemned to solve an elusive financial puzzle.

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Student Debt Solutions: Sizing Up Colorado’s Approach

Legislation introduced on the first day of session could help Colorado’s students and their families don’t borrow for higher education at their own financial peril.

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Retirement Security: Learning from Oregon & Washington

A lack of retirement security poses serious problems for Coloradans and their families, but the larger economy will also be in trouble if something doesn't change.

What Are Vendor Fees?

Due to a high percentage and no cap, businesses in Colorado keep more money from vendor fees than all but a few other states. What does this mean for you?

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Colorado Paid Leave: Learning From Massachusetts & Washington

Despite proposed bills, a Colorado paid leave plan has been stymied by the state Senate, while six states and D.C. already have laws on the books.

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5 Economic Trends to Watch in 2019

Projections may show Colorado's set to grow in 2019, yet several challenges are still ahead. The risk of a recession is low, but if the forecasts are wrong, they're likely to be too optimistic.

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