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Credit card reconciliation: How business owners can eliminate inflated costs and wasteful spending when tracking expenses

Ramp dives into credit card reconciliation and provides steps to help businesses set up efficient, accurate systems.

UAW wins big at Volkswagen in Tennessee – becoming the first foreign-owned factory in the American South to unionize

A decisive majority of the Volkswagen workers employed at a factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee cast their ballots in favor of joining the United Auto Workers union, the German automaker announced on April 19, 2024. …

While demand for personal loans cooled in 2023, the average personal loan balance grew 6.3%

Experian data shows that total US personal debt increased by almost 10% even as demand for personal loans steadied in 2023.

How to track business expenses in 6 simple steps

Ramp reports on tracking business expenses, a factor that can help businesses make smart financial decisions.
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5 charts that break down the British royal family's wealth
OLBG compiled five charts that break down the British royal family's wealth using data from The Guardian, YouGov, and yearly financial reports.
The surprising effectiveness of having kids study their errors to succeed
The Hechinger Report analyzes research on how students may be learning better by focusing on what they did wrong.
Investing in Bitcoin for a long-term portfolio is too risky, according to Vanguard CEO
Benzinga looks at why one investment expert currently does not recommend investing in Bitcoin for the average long-term portfolio.
Scams stealing government benefits like unemployment checks have jumped 82%: Here's how to protect yourself
ConsumerAffairs sheds light on the rise of government benefit theft in the U.S. in 2023 and provides advice on how to protect yourself from this crime.
Gold vs. stocks: As both hit record highs, which is performing better for investors?
Money helps shed light on which is a better investment: gold or stocks.
From grocery cards to car repairs: How COVID-19 aid changed the way schools can help families experiencing homelessness
Chalkbeat discusses how pandemic relief from the federal government gave schools a means to provide families direct aid.
Innovative apps help teachers communicate with families in their preferred language
Chalkbeat reports on apps that help non-English speaking families stay engaged with schools.
Could Elon Musk help the Dogecoin cryptocurrency surge to a $1 value?
Benzinga looks at how Elon Musk's public comments on the popular DOGE memecoin has affected its perceived value.
Import costs in these industries are keeping prices high
Machinery Partner used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to identify the soaring import costs that have translated to higher costs for Americans.  

Top 10 US counties where women earn the most and least compared to men

SmartAsset ranks U.S. counties and states with the biggest and smallest gender pay gap as well as locations where women make the most money.

Navigate the Sea of Financial Advice with 4 Tried-and-True Savings Tips

(BPT) - By Holly O’Neill, President, Retail BankingSocial media has become a hub of personal finance advice, giving rise to countless trends from soft saving to loud budgeting to cash stuffing. …

These countries are among the biggest gold consumers

SD Bullion used data from the World Gold Council to break down gold consumption per capita, identifying countries with the greatest consumer demand

Caretaking demands often put working women at a financial and workplace disadvantage. Can gig work and the care economy help?

To better understand how working women and mothers carry more of society's caretaking burdens, hampr looked at the financial and social differences of women and men in the workplace.
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Bank junk fees: Who gets hit and which institutions are the worst offenders?
ConsumerAffairs analyzes Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints to see which banks have a history of surprise charges and what can be done about it.
Turn Your Tax Refund Into a New Ride
(Family Features) With tax refunds starting to flow in, many people are considering ways to invest their money. If you're looking to purchase a vehicle, putting your tax refund toward a down payment on a used car can be a smart financial decision.
Tax Guidance for 2024
(Family Features) For some, tax season represents the opportunity for a return and some much-needed relief for their bank accounts. Yet for others, it's time to write a check to Uncle Sam. Ensure you're up to date on all things 2024 taxes with this guidance.
Failed West Virginia microschool fuels state probe — and some soul-searching
The 74 reports on a microschool closure that led to a government investigation and closer scrutiny at other programs across the country.
What trends are showing about the types of startups getting funding
Flippa used data from Y Combinator to see what kinds of startups are getting funding.