Americans’ credit card debt just saw the biggest increase in over 20 years and here’s why growing up with wealthy friends can help a child escape poverty
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Americans’ credit card debt just saw the biggest increase in more than 20 years, according to the New York Fed
Americans added $312 billion in debt in the second quarter — an increase New York Fed researchers called “pretty significant.” Read more
On-campus COVID-19 vaccination mandates have had the greatest impact on colleges with low-income students. Here’s why they were so effective.
A new study finds that on-campus vaccination mandates reduced the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United States in the fall of 2021 by approximately 5%. Read more
‘Something broke inside him’: My entrepreneur boyfriend of 2 years dumped me. He said I used it to fix my house.
“Last weekend he hung blinds for my daughter. Then I asked him to take a look at my pelvis, because it was leaking. Read more
The 2023 Honda HR-V: One of the best compact SUVs is updated, with more power and increased safety
The 2023 Honda HR-V marks a new generation of this subcompact SUV, and it’s poised to continue the impressive ways of its predecessor. Read more
Here are 20 of the best US cities to live in 2022, and they’re attracting big waves of young people
To rank these cities, we asked “Would you really want to live here?” They all get big scores on housing, health care, economy, amenities, and more. Read more
Three times you can use debt to your advantage
Sometimes going into debt strategically can help you spread a cost over a longer period, or it can help you stay afloat. Read more
Humans are to blame for the extreme weather that roasted London – here’s how badly
According to a World Weather Attribution study, human-caused climate change has significantly increased the risk of record heat. Read more
Americans want tax incentives for electric vehicles. But are they ready to lose gas-powered cars forever?
Pew finds that a large majority of Americans support EV incentives, but are more divided when it comes to an actual EV purchase. Read more
Cut Inflation Act would send $80 billion to the IRS, but some tax experts question whether that’s enough to help the lagging agency
The funding would help the IRS improve customer service and conduct more audits of wealthy taxpayers, Democrats say. Read more
Growing up with wealthy friends can help a child escape poverty. This is a phenomenon known as “economic connectedness”.
This measure is “one of the strongest predictors of upward income mobility identified to date,” according to a new study. Read more