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Auto Debt Is Stressing Us Out

According to the New York Federal Reserve, more than 7 million Americans were 90 or more days behind on their auto loan payments at the end of 2018.

A new survey from Car-as-a-Service provider Fair showed
that auto loans are a source of emotional stress…

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It’s Earth Day!

Today is Earth Day. This is the day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. What do you have planned?

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and has grown to
include events in more than 193 countries. This worldwide activity is now
coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.


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Homes with Solar Panels Sell for 4.1% More, Zillow Finds

More than 80 percent of home buyers say energy-efficient features are important, a truth that’s reflected by data showing homes with solar energy systems fetch higher prices.

A new analysis from online real estate company Zillow
shows homes with solar-energy systems sold for 4.1…

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Small Business Owners Need a Retirement Savings Plan

Data gathered by small business mentor SCORE shows that 34% of small business owners do not have retirement savings plans for themselves, and 40% of business owners are not confident that they will be able to retire before the age of 65.

SCORE data also shows that the smaller the…

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Class Of 2019: Chances of Getting Hired Look Promising

For the graduating class of 2019, global staffing firm
Robert Half’s research suggests the chances of being hired are good.

According to a survey of employers across the United
States, 83 percent of senior managers are likely to hire those who’ve recently
earned a college degree.


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Low Monthly Payments and Reliability Drive Auto Purchasing and Leasing Decisions

Most adults prefer to finance through credit unions and 41% of adults would consider using a car buying service, according to the findings credit union PenFed’s Auto Financing Survey.

The national survey conducted by Morning Consult focuses on
financing priorities, buying preferences and car buying services.

Key findings include…

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Job Openings in Flux

The number of job openings fell to 7.1 million on the last business day of February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at
5.7 million and 5.6 million, respectively.

Within separations, the quits rate was unchanged…

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