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2021 was a record year for hit-and-runs—here's what to do if you're a victim

The General used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to compare how rates of hit and runs in 2021 compare to previous years.

How the pandemic worsened teaching vacancies across the US

HeyTutor used National Center for Education Statistics data to explore and contextualize the current state of teacher vacancies in public schools.

Restaurant rebound: How spending at restaurants bounced back

Task Group analyzed Census Bureau data to determine how restaurant sales have recovered and grown since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the industry.  

3 ways little-known 'Banks for Banks' lower mortgage costs and help borrowers achieve financial goals

(BPT) - A largely behind-the-scenes network of wholesale banks is making a difference for households from coast to coast. While borrowers may not know the name, the Federal Home Loan Bank System …

50 college majors that earn the least money

Stacker researched the 50 college majors that earn the least money using PayScale's 2021-22 College Salary Report.

Survey: Nearly half of U.S. adults with student loans are worried that end of repayment pause will negatively impact their lives

(BPT) - U.S. adults with student loans are unsettled and anxious less than a month away from student loan payments resuming after a three-year pause. A new survey from the nonprofit National …

CME Group Gives Last Call for Registration in 20th Annual University Trading Challenge

(NewsUSA) - CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, is reminding students that registration in its 20th Annual University Trading Challenge will remain open until Thursday, …
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In-person, online, or hybrid shopping? American consumer habits are changing in surprising ways
Flowcode visualized the share of shopping that happens in person, online, or in a hybrid capacity across categories using data from a 2022 IBM survey.
Become a CFP® Professional and Give Back Through Pro Bono Financial Planning
(NewsUSA) - Nearly 9 in 10 Americans are concerned about the current cost of living in the United States, which has created an increasing need for the trusted, often life-changing advice of …
The 5 states where casino gaming supports the most jobs compiled a ranking of five states where the casino gaming industry supports the most jobs, using data from the American Gaming Association.   
5 bad money habits hurting your financial future and how to steer clear of them
(BPT) - There's a good chance you may have a habit or two when it comes to money that is not doing your financial future any favors. The good news is you're not alone, and there are ways to break …
Consumer retail spending holds steady as recession worries drag on
Shopdog analyzed spending data from the Census to illustrate how American consumers are holding up under continued inflation.  
Americans still love buying trucks, even as gas prices rise
Gas prices are staying stubbornly high compared to pre-pandemic prices. Insurify examined vehicle sales data to see how Americans are responding.
9 currencies that no longer exist
SD Bullion scoured historical and numismatic resources to identify nine currencies that no longer exist.
How restaurant employment has changed so far in 2023
When COVID struck, restaurants and bars were forced to curb operations. They've rallied, but Next Insurance finds they're still facing a tight labor market.  
Graduates with history degrees most often find work in these industries
Using 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics data, Best Universities identified the industries where history majors are most likely to find employment.
Transportation, health care lead the way in employee recruitment growth
altLINE ranked the 10 industries with the largest increases in job openings and hires over the past decade using Bureau of Labor Statistics data.  

Americans Are Enjoying Live Events and That's Good for the Economy

(Tom Siciliano) - The U.S. economy isn't perfect, but unemployment remains at record lows, inflation is cooling, consumer spending remains strong, and wages are rising steadily, not rapidly.While …

IPO 101: What to Know About Investing In An IPO

(BPT) - With the boom in retail trading over the last few years, one area may be new to a lot of investors: investing in an Initial Public Offering (IPO). IPOs have been fairly scarce the last …

5 surprising facts about online fraud and how to protect yourself

(BPT) - A vulnerable elder, who is less experienced with technology, often comes to mind when you picture a common target of online fraud. However, new research suggests younger consumers may be at …