Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Sunday, November 22, 2015 6:00 pm MST
In the last few years, innovative “pay for success” programs are transforming the way in which government develops and implements policy in various places around the country, including Salt Lake Cit...
Published: Sunday, November 15, 2015 5:00 pm MST
How do college students behave financially and plan for the future? Are college students’ financial planning skills getting better over time? Those are the questions that Money Matters on Campus has tried...
Published: Monday, November 9, 2015 10:38 pm MST
Social Security policy is unsustainable in its current form. What has consumed a significant portion of America’s paychecks, and helped sustain a significant portion of America’s seniors is destined...
Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 3:39 am MST
As innovators continue to develop new ideas to bring the world a step closer to achieving the newly implemented SDGs, we as concerned citizens can choose to stay informed and participate in the process of elimi...
Published: Sunday, October 25, 2015 10:50 pm MDT
Employee ownership works when the company shares knowledge, power and profits among partners. Knowledge is shared by openly publishing data about how the business is doing.
Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10:45 am MDT
A strong private sector is a necessary component in a strong economy, and supporting these entrepreneurs is one of the most direct ways to create jobs for people who most need them.
Published: Sunday, October 18, 2015 10:21 am MDT
The world we live in is full of situations where evidence is created to support policies. Of course, it should be the other way around. Policy should grow out of evidence.
Published: Sunday, October 4, 2015 5:24 pm MDT
Maybe it’s time for those running for office to make simplification of the tax code an issue in the upcoming national elections.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:55 am MDT
The philosophy behind an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) has three parts, according to ESOP advisors: broaden ownership of capital, create financial security and incentives, and urge better employee produc...
Published: Monday, September 21, 2015 10:14 am MDT
Thanks to the Indian government’s toilet building program, millions of people now have regular access to toilets for the first time. Although this sounds like a tremendous success, there’s still one...