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Biden's Education Department asked for feedback on its student-loan reform proposals. Over 4,000 people answered, sharing their struggles with debt

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images The Education Department asked for feedback on its list of proposals to reform the student-loan industry. After a 30-day public comment period, over 4,000 people...
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Walmart's earnings are trying to tell us something about inflation, consumer sentiment, and whether we're headed for a recession

56 minutes ago   |   Fortune

The company performed well in Q2, providing hope that the broader economy is strong.
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‘Dr. Doom' economist sees ‘hard landing' or rampant inflation for US economy

‘Dr. Doom' economist sees ‘hard landing' or rampant inflation for US economy

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Nouriel Roubini said investors would be 'delusional' to expect a Fed pivot.
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What People Really Make Behind Bars

What People Really Make Behind Bars

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The Marshall Project asked people in prison to track their earning and spending - and bartering and side hustles - for 30 days. Their accounts reveal a thriving underground...
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Now is a great time to buy a house if you had the money before but couldn't compete with the herd

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Newsday LLC / Contributor/Getty Images The housing market is finally opening up for buyers with ample cash. While prices still sit at record highs, mortgage rates are down and...
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Walmart says shoppers are swapping lunch meat for beans in the latest sign that inflation is roiling low income households

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A Walmart employee and shoppers in an aisle. Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images Walmart says inflation continues to impact its shoppers, particularly those with low incomes. CFO...
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The stock market hit a bottom in June but it will drop again if the Fed hikes rates to 4% or beyond, says Wharton Professor Jeremy Siegel

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Scott Mlyn/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images US stocks bottomed in...
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Gen Z workers have new ideas of what they want from their early careers - and the old guard keeps showing it doesn't understand

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Carol Yepes/Getty Images The old guard of bosses and leaders think that young workers should be in the office, and that they expect too much. But Gen Z has crafted their...
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Student-loan borrowers will know 'soon' if the debt payment pause will be extended before it expires in 2 weeks, Biden's Education Secretary says

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Education Sec. Miguel Cardona told CBS student-loan borrowers will know "soon" of a payment-pause extension. The...
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If you're looking for an apartment, get ready to pay: Rents are 39% higher than a year ago

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

An upset couple. Getty Images. In July, the median apartment rent in the US climbed 39% from 2021. For many renters, it now exceeds what financial experts recommend spending on...
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Larry Ellison just listed one of his Florida estates for $145 million after...

Larry Ellison's Palm Beach estate features over 520 feet of ocean frontage. Daniel Petroni/Douglas Elliman Realty Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison is trying to sell one of his... Read more ...

Usain's Bolt Mobility abandons hundreds of scooters and e-bikes across US

Usain's Bolt Mobility abandons hundreds of scooters and e-bikes across US

Richmond, California Mayor Tom Butt said in July that Bolt "went out of business without prior notification or removal of their capital equipment from city property." Read more ...

New York-New York begins $63M room renovations

New York-New York has begun a remodeling of 1,830 hotel rooms and 155 suites that designers say will give guests the feel of a New York loft apartment. Read more ...

Trevor Bauer's Accuser Files Counterclaim Against Pitcher While His...

The pitcher's legal issues continue, and he last took the mound in the majors on June 28, 2021. Read more ...

The Best New Movies And Shows On Netflix Today: August 16, 2022

Here are the best new movies and shows available today on Netflix (along with every new piece of content you can expect this week). Read more ...

Watch live: Biden to sign Inflation Reduction Act into law, setting 15%...

After more than a year of debate, Biden's sweeping infrastructure bill is becoming law - albeit a significantly smaller version of his Build Back Better plan. Read more ...

Go ahead and get that $14 Sweetgreen salad. It may be cheaper than shopping...

Grocery prices have shot up so high and so fast that they're outpacing price increases at restaurants-in some categories, of course. Read more ...

Walmart's earnings are trying to tell us something about inflation, consumer...

The company performed well in Q2, providing hope that the broader economy is strong. Read more ...

The amount stolen in crypto heists is up 60% this year to $1.9 billion...

Cryptocurrency markets have been hit with a wave of selling in recent weeks. agnormark/Getty Images The amount stolen in crypto heists is up 60% this year, according to a... Read more ...

Map shows 'extreme heat belt' projected to cover a quarter of the US in 30...

The US counties where First Street Foundation expects temperatures to exceed 125 degrees Fahrenheit at least one day in 2053. First Street Foundation An "extreme heat belt" may... Read more ...