Category Archives: Business

President Trump’s tax cut benefits you

The Heritage Foundation has released a new research tool to show taxpayers in every Congressional District exactly how much President Donald J. Trump’s tax cut saves them this year and over time.

The average bottom line gains $26,000. Will you buy a new car? Is that a down payment on a house?  Forget average, what will residents of Oklahoma and the 1st Congressional District be able to keep or spend from their own pockets?  Continue reading

Broken Arrow best for first home purchase

Buying the first home is an exciting and important milestone for many Americans and these purchases comprise 38% of all U.S. single-family home sales (2017).

To determine the most favorable housing markets for first-time buyers, finance web site WalletHub today released a report that takes the pulse of real estate in 300 cities of varying sizes using 27 key metrics.

The data set ranges from housing affordability to real-estate tax rate to property-crime rate. For the record you should know, the best place to buy in America is Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.  Continue reading

5 million Venezuelan bolivars = $1.45

UPDATED: Five million Venezuelan bolivars is now the equivalent roughly of a minimum-wage worker’s entire monthly salary, $1.45 in the South American country.

Thanks to socialism, it takes 1 million bolivars to buy a cup of coffee in a Venezuelan cafe. That’s a 10,000-bill stack of Venezuela’s most common bank note, the 100-bolivar bill. Even worse, there is now a shortage of water in the oil rich nation. Continue reading

OK support for Trump health expansion

Oklahoma’s small business owners will now have more access to quality and affordable healthcare options.  Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is applauding, in this change, actions taken by President Trump.

“Under Obamacare, small business owners in our state have struggled to find affordable health insurance choices for their employees and their employees’ families,” Doak said. “I believe now Oklahomans will have more variety and more access to plans which don’t require all the ‘essential benefits’ of the Affordable Care Act. This makes the plans more affordable.”  Continue reading