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Act Now: Prevent New Round of Planned Education Cuts

It’s being called “the nightmare before Christmas”—massive new cuts in education funding for cities and towns.

It’s so severe, the only option for many towns is to lay off teachers, right before the holidays. 142 more words

Education News

Stuck in the cellar

Oregon’s ranking of 48th points to need for CTE funds

Like a barge changing directions, Oregon’s dismal high school graduation rate isn’t going to turn around quickly. 30 more words


Beware corporate tax con job

EDITOR’S NOTE: A version of this piece appeared in the Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Cedar Rapids Gazette. Online version here.

Those pushing the tax bill now before Congress have a tough job. 527 more words


7 Ways Grandparents Can Help Their Grandchildren Financially

There is nothing like the love grandparents have for their grandchildren. Grandparents  love their grandchildren to the fullest, no matter what.

Because of this special relationship, Grandparents often think short term when gifting money to their grandchildren. 1,180 more words

Financial Planning

How Student Loans Impact Your Credit

If you’ve finished college within the last few years, chances are you’re paying off your student loans. What happens with your student loans now that they’ve entered repayment status will have a significant impact–positive or negative–on your credit history and credit score. 1,041 more words


Trent researchers to receive $782K in funding

Researchers in the faculties of social sciences and humanities at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., have been awarded $782,774 in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) 840 more words


What financial decisions should we consider if we have young children?

Who should read:  You are having a baby;  You already have young children;  You know someone who might benefit;  Clients and friends of the blog… 1,382 more words

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