Month: August 2022

Cost is now the No. 1 factor when it comes to choosing a college. As a new application season gets underway, families are increasingly concerned about the rising price of tuition and whether a four-year degree is worth it.  For the 2021-2022 academic year, annual tuition and fees plus room and board at in-state public
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Norway’s central bank, also known as Norges Bank, in Oslo, Norway. Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, had a loss of 1.68 trillion Norwegian kroner ($174 billion) in the first half of 2022, as stock markets more broadly saw a tumultuous six months. The $1.3
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The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images A new legislative package signed into law by President Joe Biden on Tuesday is a big win for Medicare patients who struggle to cover the cost of insulin to manage their diabetes. But the bill, called the Inflation Reduction Act, falls short of applying those cost controls
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The Chantilly Campus of ITT Technical Institute sits closed and empty on Sept. 6, 2016, in Chantilly, Virginia. The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will cancel all remaining federal student debt taken on by borrowers who were defrauded by ITT Technical Institute
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference about the Inflation Reduction Act outside the U.S. Capitol on August 4, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Business advocacy groups lobbied hard against the 15% minimum tax rate for large corporations that just passed Congress as part of the the
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In this article CMCSA Mark Hoffman, Chairman of CNBC Mark Hoffman, CNBC’s president since 2005 and chairman since 2015, announced Tuesday he will step down on Sept. 12. Hoffman is leaving of his own accord. NBCUniversal hired Cesar Conde to oversee NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC in May 2020 to bring more centralized leadership to the group.
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Sometimes a life raft can look a lot like a credit card. In an economy that has produced the highest inflation rate since the early 1980s, Americans are struggling to keep up with day-to-day expenses and are increasingly relying on credit cards to stay afloat. Amid a dramatic rise in the cost of living, credit card balances jumped 13% in
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In this article WFC There may be no escape from recession. The latest reports on housing and manufacturing, according to investor Peter Boockvar, suggest it’s rapidly spreading to other parts of the economy. “People are not being sensitive enough to this economic slowdown and what it’s going to be mean for corporate earnings and profit
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The expansion of renewables comes at a time when concerns about the speed of the planet’s shift away from fossil fuels have been heightened following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Imaginima | E+ | Getty Images There’s been a surge of interest in green energy funds as President Joe Biden prepares to sign a bill allocating
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In this article AMC Movie theaters across the U.S. and worldwide were dealt a massive blow over the past two years. The domestic box-office numbers plummeted from 2019’s box office of $11.15 billion to $3.8 billion in 2021. That’s mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which kept people in their homes. Film studios scrambled to
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