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Americans are Turning to Side Hustles to Combat Inflation

(Family Features) As inflation increases, many Americans are looking for ways to make some extra cash. The rise of the gig economy and a variety of side hustle options may be a solution for some.

3 Tips for Latino Families Working With a Financial Planner

(NewsUSA) - Every family’s financial situation is unique, with different challenges, opportunities and cultural considerations affecting their decisions about money. For some -- particularly …

CME Group Opens Registration for 19th Annual University Trading Challenge

(NewsUSA) - It’s that time of year again: CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives exchange, is calling on college students with an interest in finance to team up and try their hand at …

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Young adults who are new to the workforce have a lot to think about. But when it comes to compensation, there are many ways to make your salary and benefits work for you. Taking full …

4 charts that show what Biden's student loan forgiveness means for America

Stacker used data from the Office of Federal Financial Aid and other sources to show what $10,000 of loan forgiveness could mean for 45 million borrowers.
Avocado Industry Analysis
(Family Features) A favorite fruit across the country, avocados provide plenty of smiles for those who enjoy their fresh flavor as an ingredient in recipes or on their own as a better-for-you snack. However, their taste isn't the only benefit. In fact, the thriving industry results in $11.2 billion in U.S. economic output while creating 58,299 U.S. jobs.
10 gorgeous college libraries
Best Universities compiled a list of 10 gorgeous college libraries from across the country that may make students want to study.
5 tips to get your finances in order this fall
(BPT) - By Mary Hines Droesch, Head of Consumer and Small Business Products at Bank of AmericaWith summer coming to a close — and a busy holiday season not too far off — fall can be a …
What it takes to be a market research analyst—and which industries need them the most
Santa Clara University compiled a list of the 10 industries with the most market research analysts using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
10 statistics that show the cost of a data breach to companies
Beyond Identity collected figures and statistics from IBM's 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report to understand how data breaches impact companies and consumers.
5 common auto collision repairs and how much they cost
Cheapinsurance.com compiled this list of five common auto collision repairs using information from across the internet. Cost estimates come from a variety of sources, including LendingTree and Chase Bank.   
10 unconventional perks companies are offering remote workers
Firmspace compiled a list of 10 unconventional perks employers are beginning to offer, with a focus on those benefiting remote workers.
The 10 largest product recalls of the last decade
Estey & Bomberger, LLP compiled a list of the top 10 product recalls since 2007, ranked based on the number of product units recalled in the U.S.
10 stocks that were the most shorted in August
Which stocks do investors think will decline in price? Olive Invest compiled a list of the most shorted stocks in August 2022 from MarketWatch.
12 least affordable states for renters
Foothold Technology looked at the affordability of rent in each state, based on an analysis conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

How federal COVID-19 educational aid was awarded to every state

The federal government awarded $190 billion to schools to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic. HeyTutor broke down what every state received from educational relief funds.
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America Manages Risks Differently After Pandemic
(BPT) - Over the last two years, Americans’ resolve was tested by an onslaught of stressful events that changed how people navigate risks and what they are doing to protect their finances and …
4 ways to lower homeowners insurance premiums
(BPT) - Getting the best price on home insurance, without sacrificing the quality of coverage, may be easier with a basic understanding of how insurance companies calculate your premium.“Many …
Need affordable coverage? 5 ways to get cheap car insurance online
(BPT) - It can be challenging to find affordable car insurance. An auto insurance policy and price will vary depending on each person’s history and circumstances and the state they live in. To …
How To Use Digital Tools To Budget And Save For College Expenses
(BPT) - As new graduates head off for their first year at college, their excitement and anticipation about having new experiences can be amazing. But along with that comes the reality that all these …
8 important skills to be an elementary school teacher
Study.com compiled the required skills and abilities needed to become an elementary school teacher according to the O*NET Resource Center, as assessed via a survey of job incumbents, occupational experts, and occupational analysts that asked about the importance of various skills related to their jobs.  
Workers' compensation insurance for self-employed people: Here's what to know
Self-employed? Have employees? Simply Business takes a look at what you need to know about workers' compensation using government data.
Hurricane Resilience: Manage and Mitigate Your Risks [Video]
(BPT) - A quiet hurricane season is no reason to let down your guard. The Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) urges consumers to be …
Tips every small business owner needs to know to up their business game
(BPT) - Successful small businesses are the ones that remain adaptable, forward-thinking, and leverage the right resources. As we enter the fall, there’s never been a better time to explore new …
Evolution of the 401(k)
The way Americans save for retirement is changing with every decade that passes. To illustrate the evolution of American retirement savings accounts, Guideline compiled a timeline on the evolution of the 401(k).
Metros with the most energy-efficient buildings
OhmConnect used the Environmental Protection's Agency's 2022 rankings to identify the metropolitan areas with the greatest number of Energy Star-certified buildings.