All articles tagged: “Economy”

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A Report from The Sentencing Project Illuminates How Prison Populations are Not Declining Fast Enough to Undo Mass Incarceration

Report: Prison Populations aren’t Declining Fast Enough

In a Nutshell: Mass incarceration has been a problem in the U.S. for more than 40 years. A report published by The... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/30/20

Guide

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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... read more »

Erica Sandberg

By: Erica Sandberg • 6/11/20

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As Unemployment Soars, Questions Remain About Workers, the Economy, and Government Intervention Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unemployment Soars During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In a Nutshell: The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to America’s healthcare system and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 5/19/20

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Farm Rescue Provides Volunteer Labor to Family Farms and Ranches Affected by Illness, Injury, or Natural Disasters

Farm Rescue Aids Family Farms and Ranches

In a Nutshell: Farming is a challenging profession, and an unfortunate event like a medical emergency or natural... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/24/20

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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

In a Nutshell: Digital technology has created a hyper-connected world, and that connectivity has massively expanded... 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

In a Nutshell: As average life expectancy rises, people find themselves not only living longer but also staying in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/5/19

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University of Southern California Public Policy Expert Dr. Gary Painter on the Economics of the Homelessness Crisis in the U.S.

USC’s Dr. Gary Painter on the Economics of Homelessness

In a Nutshell: Although homelessness in the U.S. shows an overall downward trend, it still impacts more than... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/24/19

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Grassroots Economics Partners with Impoverished Communities to Establish Complementary Currencies That Foster Financial and Social Prosperity

Grassroots Economics: Currencies for Struggling Areas

In a Nutshell: When official currency is scarce or devalued in impoverished areas, people may not have access to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/16/19

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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

In a Nutshell: Despite Hawaii being one of the most beautiful states, it has increasingly seen its residents... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 7/11/19

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Austin, Texas: Economic Development and a Robust Cultural Scene Make the City an Appealing Market for Job Seekers

Austin, Texas: An Appealing Market for Diverse Job Seekers

In a Nutshell: When Austin, Texas, comes up in conversation, you may think of live music and great food. But those... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/13/19

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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

In a Nutshell: Financial questions abound in life, and answers aren’t necessarily easy to find or interpret.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/12/19

Study

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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.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/7/19

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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... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/4/19

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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

In a Nutshell: Knowing the cost of living for a city can be an important factor when determining whether or not to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/5/18

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Numbeo Analyzes Worldwide Data on Cost of Living and Quality of Life to Help Users Make Informed Decisions on Relocation

Numbeo Analyzes Worldwide Data on Cost of Living and Quality of Life

In a Nutshell: When it debuted in 2009, Numbeo was the first website to provide free information about the cost of... read more »

Jon McDonald

By: Jon McDonald • 10/23/18

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The Institute for Transportation Development and Policy Works Toward Urban Equity and a Reduction in Congestion on a Global Scale

ITDP Works Toward Urban Equity and a Reduction in Congestion

In a Nutshell: Since the early 20th century, the automobile has shaped life in America — but it’s not always been... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/26/18

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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

In a Nutshell: Like any great American city, Chicago is defined by its people. Chicagoans are committed to... read more »

Aaron Lay

By: Aaron Lay • 3/13/18

Study

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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... read more »

Logan Ladnyk

By: Logan Ladnyk • 1/11/18

Study

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Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

Exploring the Credit Behaviors of Undocumented Immigrants

In a nutshell: A new study from the University of New Mexico found many undocumented immigrants are severely... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/24/20

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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... read more »

Alexandra Leslie

By: Alexandra Leslie • 1/11/18

Study

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Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

Study: Lenient Bankruptcy Laws Make the Rich Invest Less

In a nutshell: When bankruptcy exemption levels increase, the wealthy tend to invest less in risky unsecured... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/11/18

Study

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Research Explains Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

Research Explains Why Crashes Follow Lending Booms

In a nutshell: A combination of overconfidence, selective memory and high liquidity explains why financial crises... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/11/18

Study

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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... read more »

Linsey Knerl

By: Linsey Knerl • 6/23/20

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How Does the U.S. Government Calculate the National Debt?

How Does the U.S. Government Calculate the National Debt?

Experts can’t agree on the exact number, but analysts say the average American household has between $8,000 and... read more »

Gina Roberts-Grey

By: Gina Roberts-Grey • 1/11/18

Study

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The 20 Hardest-Working Cities in America

The 20 Hardest-Working Cities in America

Over the past decade, there’s been quite a lot of talk about consumers’ stagnating wages — not only because the... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 6/23/20