All articles tagged: “Economy”

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Austin, Texas: A Fast-Growing City that Offers Diverse Options for Workers and Businesses

Austin, Texas: A Worker and Business Friendly City

Austin, Texas, is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. The city’s economic boom is, in part, tied to... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 1/31/23

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The Institute for Gender and the Economy: How Narrowing the Wage Gap Benefits Everyone

The Institute for Gender and the Economy Explores Wage Inequality

Researchers at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management explore the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/20/22

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Rising Pandemic-Related National Debt Reflects Lessons Learned from the Previous Recession

Rising National Debt Reflects Lessons from the Recession

Government financial stimulus and relief resources at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 helped businesses keep their... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 9/13/21

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Linden, New Jersey: Low Taxes and an Expanding Economy Offer Opportunities to Save Money and Reduce Debt

Linden, NJ: Low Taxes and Job Opportunities Can Reduce Debt

As rising taxes spur migrations away from high-cost areas in the United States, Linden, New Jersey, stands out as an affordable,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/23/21

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Wage Theft Targets Low-Income Workers in a Variety of Industries and Can Exacerbate Debt Issues

Wage Theft Targets Low-Income Workers and Leads to Debt

Wage theft is surprisingly common among low-income workers despite laws and oversight tools designed to prevent it. Although it’s... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/22/21

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142 Largest Lenders in the U.S.

The Largest Lenders in the U.S.

One way to find out who’s who in the U.S. lending landscape is to concentrate on the financial institutions, from banks and credit unions to... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 3/2/21

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The Institute for Economics and Peace, and How Its Work Sheds Light on Spending, Saving, and Debt

Institute for Economics & Peace on Spending & Debt

The Institute for Economics and Peace aims to change how the world thinks about peace. Its philosophy of economics and peace... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/22/20

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New Jersey Policy Perspective Offers Research, Analysis, and Advocacy that Can Help Families Reduce Debt

NJPP: Research, Analysis, and Advocacy for Families

New Jersey Policy Perspective conducts research and advocacy to help the state’s residents achieve and maintain financial... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/19/20

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18 Surprising Personal Finance Statistics (2024)

18 Startling Personal Finance Statistics

People don’t like talking about personal finances, but the more open we are when it comes to our money, our budgets, our savings, and our debts,... read more »

Andrea Woroch

By: Andrea Woroch • 9/21/20

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How COVID-19 Exposes Infrastructure Weaknesses and Disproportionately Impacts Those in Subprime Markets

COVID-19 Exposes Societal Inequity

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major upheaval in the U.S. and around the world. Not only have more than 164,000 Americans died... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 8/25/20

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7 Ways to Manage Your Finances During Unemployment

How to Manage Finances While Unemployed

When you lose your job and the income that comes with it, the stress of meeting expenses can be intense. Your anxiety may escalate further when... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 5/26/20

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Jack Plunkett Shares His Insights on the Pros, Cons, and Future Prospects for the Gig Economy

Plunkett Research CEO Talks Pros and Cons of Gig Work

Digital technology has created a hyper-connected world, and that connectivity has massively expanded the gig economy. According to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/2/20

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Living Beyond Means: The International Longevity Centre Seeks Solutions to the Aging-Related Financial and Economic Issues in the United Kingdom

ILC-UK: Solutions for Aging-Related Financial Issues

As average life expectancy rises, people find themselves not only living longer but also staying in the workforce longer. That... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/5/19

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The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii Shines a Light on Key Issues, Including How Taxes and a High Cost of Living are Prompting Residents to Leave the State

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii Addresses Economic & Policy Issues

Despite Hawaii being one of the most beautiful states, it has increasingly seen its residents leaving the islands in recent years... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/11/19

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HowMuch.net Data Visualizations Deliver Valuable Financial Information in Easy-to-Understand Graphics

HowMuch.net Delivers Financial Data in Easy-to-Read Graphics

Financial questions abound in life, and answers aren’t necessarily easy to find or interpret. HowMuch.net lends a hand by turning... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/12/19

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15 U.S. Cities Facing Financial Distress

15 U.S. Cities Facing Financial Distress

Peppered across the western U.S. are a number of forgotten towns that are now home to little more than tumbleweeds. These ghost towns are an... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/25/19

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Study: Is the American Dream Still Attainable? 15 Cities Where a High Quality of Life Doesn’t Mean a High Cost of Living

15 Cities Where the American Dream is Still Attainable

We’ve all seen the click-worthy lists full of the “best places to live,” complete with the glossy photos of tree-lined streets, sandy beaches,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/17/18

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C2ER’s Cost of Living Index Helps Americans Find the Best Community for Their Budget with City-to-City Spending Comparisons

C2ER’s Cost of Living Index: City-to-City Spending Comparisons

Knowing the cost of living for a city can be an important factor when determining whether or not to move there. The Cost of Living... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/5/18

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Benefit Chicago and Its Community Partners Mobilize Impact Investments to Support Local Business Growth

How Benefit Chicago and Partners Mobilize Impact Investments

Like any great American city, Chicago is defined by its people. Chicagoans are committed to supporting the fabric of the city by... read more »

Aaron Lay

By: Aaron Lay • 3/13/18

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Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

Credit Card Debt To Rise $55.8 Billion By 2016

You’ve been reading BadCredit.org all year, working on paying off your debt as our how-to guides help you achieve financial freedom. Great job!... read more »

Logan Ladnyk

By: Logan Ladnyk • 6/11/15

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Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

A new study from the University of New Mexico found many undocumented immigrants are severely underbanked, wary of debt and unable... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 5/1/15

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10 Most Innovative Consumer Advocacy Groups of 2015

10 Most Innovative Consumer Advocacy Groups of 2015

In a nation that offers such a broad scope of social, political and economic opportunity, it would seem that advancement options should be... read more »

Alexandra Leslie

By: Alexandra Leslie • 4/27/15

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Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Affect Investments

When bankruptcy exemption levels increase, the wealthy tend to invest less in risky unsecured assets, according to a new study... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 4/24/15

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Research Explains Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

A combination of overconfidence, selective memory and high liquidity explains why financial crises often follow periods of... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 4/21/15

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5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

5 Takeaways from the 2015 Credit Card Landscape Report

A traditional finance study may not seem like interesting reading, but we can learn a great deal about the typical U.S. consumer and the state of... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 4/10/15