Banking

Churning stocks falter a day after hitting record highs

US stocks hovered between gains and losses on Wall Street on Tuesday afternoon trading as investors shifted to a more cautious mood a day after the market hit its most recent high. Tech stocks slipped after fluctuating earlier in the day. Financials fell as bond yields eased. This has countered …

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The pandemic has changed personal finance education in schools

miodrag ignjatovic | E + | Getty Images (State of Financial Education: Many money problems that Americans face could have been avoided if financial literacy had been taught earlier in school. This knowledge helps create a foundation for students to develop. strong financial habits early on and avoiding many mistakes …

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Study: Places Most Dependent on Local Colleges

As the coronavirus spread around the world earlier this year, colleges and universities across the United States have switched to distance learning to mitigate the possibility of outbreaks on campus. Now, even as the number of new cases in the United States continues to break records, many schools are planning …

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The faces of Americans in debt

A large sum of money owed can seem strangely incorporeal – it can weigh heavily while still feeling somehow abstract, unreal. Since shame comes to debt as inexorably as interest, many people do not like to talk about the topic, which makes it even less visible. (One exception is the …

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