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Peer Pressure, Applied Well, Boosts Financial Health

Peer Pressure, Applied Well, Boosts Financial Health

By Amrita Jayakumar | Aug 22
Peers can influence how much you save for retirement, determine when you choose to retire and even shame people into paying their taxes, studies show.

Skeptics Dismiss Bannon's Call for Economic War with China

Skeptics Dismiss Bannon's Call for Economic War with China

By Matthew Pennington and Paul Wiseman | Aug 21
White House adviser Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering America's possibly generation-defining question about China's emerging superpower status - but his call for an "economic war" puts him far outside the mainstream.

Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance under Trump

Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance under Trump

By Darlene Superville | Aug 21
Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law.

UK: There Must Be No Border Posts with Ireland After Brexit

UK: There Must Be No Border Posts with Ireland After Brexit

By Jill Lawless | Aug 20
The British government has said repeatedly that it will end the free movement of people from the European Union when the U.K. leaves the bloc in 2019. On Wednesday it acknowledged that, in practice, it won't.

Young Afghans See Opportunities Dwindle as Security Worsens

Young Afghans See Opportunities Dwindle as Security Worsens

By Kathy Gannon | Aug 19
Despite 16 years of war and billions of dollars in international aid, security is worsening and jobs have grown scarce. More than 2.5 million Afghans have fled - the second largest refugee population after Syria's.

Website Targets Credit Card Companies That Do Business with Hate Groups

Website Targets Credit Card Companies That Do Business with Hate Groups

Aug 17
Who's earning blood money? That's the question that civil rights group Color of Change is asking on their new website aptly titled www.bloodmoney.org

Liz Weston: How to Stop Being the Family ATM

Liz Weston: How to Stop Being the Family ATM

By Liz Weston, Nerd Wallet | Aug 17
The best way to stop enabling is to first recognize when you're doing it and then create a plan for saying no.

Man Accused of Driving into Protest Crowd Denied Bond

Man Accused of Driving into Protest Crowd Denied Bond

By Brian Witte and Sarah Rankin | Aug 14
A man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was denied bond Monday after the public defender's office said it couldn't represent him.

Ask Brianna: How Do I Afford College As An Older Student?

Ask Brianna: How Do I Afford College As An Older Student?

By Brianna McGurran | Aug 14
In most cases, a postsecondary degree is a straight path to more money and more job security. But expecting that you'll make more money someday won't totally ameliorate the sticker shock now. Here's how to cope.

Big Events Make Big Impact, but What Else Can Companies Do for Inclusion?

Big Events Make Big Impact, but What Else Can Companies Do for Inclusion?

By Maria Dominguez | Aug 13
Companies are still developing strategies to target the LGBTQ consumer market.

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