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You think groceries are expensive in America? Try shopping in these six countries
In a recent survey, the U.S. ranked lower than several nations for cost of a standard shopping trip. Read More
Student-loan borrowers saw their credit scores soar last year, thanks to government debt relief
‘Overall the picture is fairly rosy, but we don’t want to diminish the fact that there are households that are still struggling,’ a NY Fed researcher said. Read More
As Biden prepares to address the nation, there’s one more reason why Americans are currently experiencing financial woes
The last monthly tax credit payments came in December, but prices keep rising. Read More
New York City leads most expensive cities to rent a one-bedroom apartment in U.S.
When it comes to the most expensive cities in America to rent a one-bedroom apartment, New York is king of the hill and top of the heap. Read More
No matter how you pronounce ‘pączki,’ just don’t call them doughnuts
Proper pronunciation of this sinful Fat Tuesday traditional jelly- or creme-filled pastry is ‘POONCH-key’ Read More
The 2022 Chrysler Pacifica minivan is like home on wheels
With features like an interior camera to keep an eye on the kids in back, the Pacifica may be even better than home. Read More
This could be the ultimate travel destination in another year of uncertainty
If you like beaches, mountains, history and fine restaurants, want to avoid the hassles of COVID testing but still enjoy international travel, this is the place. Read More
Lots of people want to invest in a socially responsible way, so why don’t they?
There’s a pronounced gap between those who value ESG investing and those who actually invest this way, according to a recent survey. Read More
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac contribute over $1 billion to help increase access to affordable housing
The mortgage giants have earmarked the money for two programs aimed at encouraging the construction and preservation of affordable housing. Read More
Russians close in on Kyiv as the number of Ukrainian civilian fatalities and wounded rise — here’s how you can donate food, medicine and shelter
Where and how to donate to help refugees fleeing Ukraine. Read More