INCOME INEQUALITY AND AGE (AS REPORTED BY ALLISON SCHRAGER ON WWW.QZ.COM)

If you pay attention to the news much these days, you are likely to hear a lot about income inequality. The fact that incomes at the very top have grown rapidly over the last several decades while everyone else’s have stagnated is a large drain on the economy. And brand new research suggests that your… Read More

FINANCIAL STATISTICS BASED ON DEGREE TYPE (AS REPORTED BY WWW.PRICEONOMICS.COM)

The majority of would-be college students are not choosing majors based on which professions will pay them the most money. That’s because our culture promotes “you can be whatever you want to be” and encourages them to pursue a field they are passionate about, regardless of money. But the truth is, some degrees lead to… Read More

UNEMPLOYMENT FAQS (AS REPORTED BY MARIANNE HAYES AT WWW.LEARNVEST.COM)

Unemployment is never the goal. But at some point in our lives, most of us will find ourselves without work for one reason or another. And so it is a good idea to learn the basics of unemployment benefits. The full details of unemployment depend largely on your state, since they are the ones who… Read More

FAFSA CHANGE (AS REPORTED BY ZINA KUMOK ON BLOG.MINT.COM)

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and is the primary way that most college students apply for tuition assistance. And next year, there is a big change that people need to be aware of. Instead of waiting until January 2017 to submit the paperwork for students beginning college in the fall, parents… Read More