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Americans are Turning to Side Hustles to Combat Inflation

(Family Features) As inflation increases, many Americans are looking for ways to make some extra cash. The rise of the gig economy and a variety of side hustle options may be a solution for some.

What it takes to be a market research analyst—and which industries need them the most

Santa Clara University compiled a list of the 10 industries with the most market research analysts using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

10 statistics that show the cost of a data breach to companies

Beyond Identity collected figures and statistics from IBM's 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report to understand how data breaches impact companies and consumers.

5 common auto collision repairs and how much they cost

Cheapinsurance.com compiled this list of five common auto collision repairs using information from across the internet. Cost estimates come from a variety of sources, including LendingTree and Chase Bank.   

Need affordable coverage? 5 ways to get cheap car insurance online

(BPT) - It can be challenging to find affordable car insurance. An auto insurance policy and price will vary depending on each person’s history and circumstances and the state they live in. To …

CME Group Opens Registration for 19th Annual University Trading Challenge

(NewsUSA) - It’s that time of year again: CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives exchange, is calling on college students with an interest in finance to team up and try their hand at …

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Young adults who are new to the workforce have a lot to think about. But when it comes to compensation, there are many ways to make your salary and benefits work for you. Taking full …

USAA Survey Shows Inflation Is Affecting Spending

(NewsUSA) - Inflation is top-of-mind for most Americans, as a majority say that they have reduced household spending in many areas except when it comes to retirement savings and life …

4 charts that show what Biden's student loan forgiveness means for America

Stacker used data from the Office of Federal Financial Aid and other sources to show what $10,000 of loan forgiveness could mean for 45 million borrowers.
10 unconventional perks companies are offering remote workers
Firmspace compiled a list of 10 unconventional perks employers are beginning to offer, with a focus on those benefiting remote workers.
The 10 largest product recalls of the last decade
Estey & Bomberger, LLP compiled a list of the top 10 product recalls since 2007, ranked based on the number of product units recalled in the U.S.
10 stocks that were the most shorted in August
Which stocks do investors think will decline in price? Olive Invest compiled a list of the most shorted stocks in August 2022 from MarketWatch.
12 least affordable states for renters
Foothold Technology looked at the affordability of rent in each state, based on an analysis conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
How To Use Digital Tools To Budget And Save For College Expenses
(BPT) - As new graduates head off for their first year at college, their excitement and anticipation about having new experiences can be amazing. But along with that comes the reality that all these …
How federal COVID-19 educational aid was awarded to every state
The federal government awarded $190 billion to schools to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic. HeyTutor broke down what every state received from educational relief funds.
8 important skills to be an elementary school teacher
Study.com compiled the required skills and abilities needed to become an elementary school teacher according to the O*NET Resource Center, as assessed via a survey of job incumbents, occupational experts, and occupational analysts that asked about the importance of various skills related to their jobs.  
Workers' compensation insurance for self-employed people: Here's what to know
Self-employed? Have employees? Simply Business takes a look at what you need to know about workers' compensation using government data.
Evolution of the 401(k)
The way Americans save for retirement is changing with every decade that passes. To illustrate the evolution of American retirement savings accounts, Guideline compiled a timeline on the evolution of the 401(k).
Metros with the most energy-efficient buildings
OhmConnect used the Environmental Protection's Agency's 2022 rankings to identify the metropolitan areas with the greatest number of Energy Star-certified buildings.

The fascinating history of the modern calculator

Gigacalculator compiled a list of important events throughout the history of the modern calculator using historical and news sources.
More news about managing your money
Hurricane Resilience: Manage and Mitigate Your Risks [Video]
(BPT) - A quiet hurricane season is no reason to let down your guard. The Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) urges consumers to be …
Tips every small business owner needs to know to up their business game
(BPT) - Successful small businesses are the ones that remain adaptable, forward-thinking, and leverage the right resources. As we enter the fall, there’s never been a better time to explore new …
Not Investing? No Worries: 5 Simple Tips for Getting Started
(BPT) - If you’re unsure of how to start planning for your financial future through investing, you’re far from alone.In fact, it might surprise you to know that 80 million Americans are …
The 3 Ps method that saves seniors on Medicare thousands every year
(BPT) - Inflation is putting the squeeze on all Americans, but no one is feeling the pinch more than those on Social Security and Medicare who are on a fixed income.Over 64 million Americans are …
Comparing 5-year car and home price trends
Jerry analyzes and explains how rising costs compare in the car and home markets in the last five years.  
3 reasons why young adults should invest in a life insurance policy
(BPT) - Life insurance is for people of all ages, not just parents and grandparents. While life insurance needs vary by age and stage of life, it's a good idea to invest in a life insurance plan …
3 home improvement projects with the highest payoff before and after COVID-19
Angi analyzed data from Zonda Media's Remodeling 2022 Cost vs. Value Report to look for some of the best values in home remodeling.  
10 industries with the most job openings
With the country recovering from the setbacks caused by the coronavirus, companies are hiring. Tovuti LMS used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out which industries offered the best prospects for jobs.
How auto loans compare by generation
As vehicle prices hover at historic highs, Experian looked at how differences in the number of auto loans and payment delays vary across generations.
How credit card usage differs by generation
Experian analyzed data from account holders across the country to find out how each generation uses credit cards.