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Today’s Top 6 Business News Headlines

  • Apple iPhone 6 Pre-orders Create Global Frenzy
  • Consumer Sentiment Hits 14-Month High
  • August Retail Sales Hit 14-Month High
  • Student Loan Debt Hits Elderly
  • Airbnb Critics Start Asking Questions
  • HSBC Settles for $550 Million
Apple

China V US

The bustling city of Shanghai is the heart of China’s rapid economic and commercial growth. With a residential population of 23,019,200, this area is a crown jewel of the country’s success. 384 more words

Financial Literacy

40 million Americans now have student loan debt

(CNN Money) — Carrying tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt has become the new normal.

Thanks to climbing tuition and inadequate college savings, 40 million Americans now have at least one outstanding student loan, according to new analysis from credit bureau Experian. 194 more words

News

CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students

With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list to help them learn their options for establishing a solid financial footing. 256 more words

Achieve

An Article from the Wall Street Journal

The fall semester is upon us! And yet with our busy schedules, it is still important to keep up the search for scholarships. Since the financial side of college has been on my mind so often this summer, when I picked up the paper this morning, this headline caught my attention immediately. 2,216 more words

Scholarships

NEW BUILDINGS AND STADIUMS ARE NICE...BUT...

EMPHASIS NOW NEEDS TO BE ON REDUCING COSTS TO STUDENTS.

The estimated student loan debt in the United States is $1.2 TRILLION. The debt for the average graduate is $29,000. 70 more words

Education

Modern Worries

Then v Now

Flashback to 1870 in America and the primary concern for educators was literacy. Now fast forward to 2014 and we see a new push for literacy, only this time it’s for a deeper understanding of finances and a child’s ability to make good choices when it comes to decisions with money. 374 more words

Financial Literacy