Colleges burn through Covid cash trying to soften inflation for students

The high price of gas, food and rent is straining students’ access to higher education. In response, institutions like Benedict College are using the infusion of one-time federal Covid relief dollars, grants and philanthropy to ramp up offerings of free clothes, financial aid and other necessities to keep lower-income students on track to earn degrees. … Read more

Top female WWE star reacts with awkward silence when asked if she enjoyed Ric Flair’s last match

SmackDown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan had a hilarious reaction to being asked about Ric Flair’s last match. WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair recently wrestled in his last match, which was a tag team bout where Flair and Andrade El Idolo defeated Jeff Jarrett and Jay Lethal. Flair passed out twice during the bout, leaving … Read more

Startup Year One: Fursure, the debit card that could help pet parents save big on vet care

Veterinary care is expensive, and like almost everything else right now, it’s not immune to inflation. The average cost of emergency care for a pet is between $800 and $1,500, but 97% of pets in the U.S. are not insured. And, as a friend recently described so succinctly to me, think of it this way: … Read more

4 ways the Health Insurance Marketplace® keeps you healthy

Published on August 27, 2013 You and your family may be eligible for free screenings, vaccines, counseling, and other preventive services to keep you healthy. All health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace® and many other plans must cover the preventive services below without charging you a or . This applies even if you haven’t … Read more

Malik’s story: I’m young and I need health insurance

Published on August 30, 2013 Have you met Malik? Malik is a 23 year old bartender and server who works in the restaurant industry. He works on his feet all day and like millions of Americans, Malik does not have health insurance because he can’t afford it. Can’t afford insurance. Can’t afford to miss work. … Read more

What Happened in Sports: August 26, 2022

2020: Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of the NBA Playoffs 1st Rd after the shooting of Jacob Blake took place in Wisconsin. The next 2 days of NBA games and many MLB games were postponed as well to bring about real change to social injustice  2016: San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick began his protest … Read more

Historian Niall Ferguson has a warning for investors

Historian Niall Ferguson warned Friday that the world is sleepwalking into an era of political and economic upheaval akin to the 1970s — only worse. Speaking to CNBC at the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy, Ferguson said the catalyst events had already occurred to spark a repeat of the 70s, a period characterized by financial shocks, … Read more