Americans’ Credit Card Debt Has Just Taken Its Biggest Leap in More Than 20 Years, And Here’s Why Growing Up With Rich Friends Can Help A Child Escape Poverty

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Americans’ Credit Card Debt Just Made Its Biggest Jump in More Than 20 Years, New York Fed Says

Americans added $312 billion in debt in the second quarter — an increase New York Fed researchers called “pretty significant.” read more

Campus COVID-19 vaccine mandates had the greatest impact on colleges with low-income students. This is why they were so effective.

A new study finds that on-campus vaccine mandates reduced overall U.S. COVID-19 deaths by about 5% in the fall of 2021. read more

‘Something snapped in him’: My contractor boyfriend of 2 years dumped me. He said I was using it to fix up my house.

“Last weekend he put up blinds for my daughter. Then I asked him to look at my pond, because it was leaking.’ read more

The 2023 Honda HR-V: One of the best compact SUVs has been updated, with more power and added safety

The 2023 Honda HR-V marks a new generation of this subcompact SUV, and it looks like it will continue the impressive roads of its predecessor. read more

Here are 20 of the best US cities to live in 2022, and they’re attracting big waves of young people

To rank these cities, we asked ‘Would you really like to live here?’ They all score high on housing, care, economy, facilities and more. read more

Three Times When You Can Use Debt To Your Advantage

Sometimes taking on debt strategically can help you spread costs over a longer period of time, or it can help you stay afloat. read more

Humans are responsible for the extreme weather that has devastated London – here’s exactly how much

Human-induced climate change dramatically increased the likelihood of record-shattering heat, says a World Weather Attribution study. read more

Americans want EV tax incentives. But are they ready to lose gasoline cars forever?

Pew finds that a broad majority of Americans are in favor of promoting electric vehicles, but are more divided when it comes to an actual electric car purchase. read more

The Inflation Reduction Act was supposed to send $80 billion to the IRS, but some tax experts wonder if it’s enough to help the overdue agency

The funding would help the IRS improve customer service and put more checks on wealthy taxpayers, Democrats say. read more

Growing up with rich friends can help a child escape poverty. It is a phenomenon known as ‘economic connectedness’.

This measure is “one of the strongest predictors of upward income mobility identified to date,” new research finds. read more

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