7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Estas son las 7 noticias m谩s impactantes de la semana. 驴Est谩s de acuerdo? Si no es as铆颅 comparte tu opini贸n en los comentarios: 1. Abdica el rey Juan Carlos de Espa帽a: El rey Juan Carlos I hizo titulares toda la semana tras anunciar su decisi贸n de abdicar al trono en favor de su hijo Felipe. El rey tiene 76 a帽os y estuvo 39 al frente de la monarqu铆颅a espa帽ola. En un mensaje televisado, explic贸 los motivos de su decisi贸n: “Una …

A New America: Who Says We Can’t Do It?

Who says we can’t make it? Who says that this nation of muscle and dreams, of imagination and strength, can’t last through the next millennium? Who says differences will tear us apart and pettiness will drive holes in our moral structures? Who says that different peoples with different voices will crack the melting pot we have created when their voices rise as individuals in a mass culture? Who says that men who love men and women who love women will …

Obama Budget Proposal Targets Medicare Savings

As expected, President Obama’s budget proposal abandoned a call to change the way annual increases in Social Security benefits are calculated and continued a call for Medicare savings. Announced March 4, his plan, which goes next to Congress, would hit some Medicare providers, drug companies and higher-income Medicare beneficiaries as part of $402 billion in estimated health care savings over the next decade. Among the proposed changes for beneficiaries: Charge higher premiums for Parts B and D for higher-income people …

More Help On The Way for Long-Term Unemployed

More than 300 companies, including 聽Apple, Walmart, Boeing and eBay, have pledged to help the long-term unemployed find jobs under a new initiative announced by President Barack Obama 聽today. CEOs of these companies have agreed to review their recruiting practices to make sure they aren’t unfairly screening out those who have been out of work for many months. The commitment comes from more than 80 of the nation’s largest businesses and hundreds of others, including Bank of America, KPMG聽LLP and …

MyRA – Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

A day after President Barack Obama gave the go-ahead for the Treasury Department to create a “starter” savings account, experts are weighing whether it will be worthwhile or just another ignored investment tool. Critics note, for instance, that the so-called myRA will do little to overcome the huge shortfall in retirement savings among so many workers. The conservatively invested accounts, though they won’t lose money, won’t make much of a return, either. And the myRA is voluntary, so it’s unclear …

5 claves del discurso de Obama sobre el Estado de la Uni贸n

“Oportunidad para todos”. Ese es el t铆颅tulo que eligi贸 el presidente Barack Obama para su discurso ante el Congreso para informar sobre el Estado de la Uni贸n, donde precisamente hizo 茅nfasis en la igualdad, la clase media y el empleo. Obama dijo que quiere trabajar con los republicanos y encontrar la forma de avanzar en la agenda bipartidista, pero dej贸 en claro que si no obtiene esa ayuda actuar谩 solo. Estos son 5 de los puntos clave del presidente en …