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More than 1 million borrowers defaulted on their student loans last year

The amount owed by federal student loan borrowers has grown 17% since 2013.

7:10 p.m. March 25, 2017
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A family earning over $105,000 still can’t afford more than half of U.S. colleges

For students from low-income families, more than 90% of colleges are unaffordable.

7:09 p.m. March 25, 2017
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This is the worst type of airline passenger

Who’s worse — inattentive parents, smelly people or seat kickers?

7:08 p.m. March 25, 2017
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Don’t quit your job if you work in 1 of these 5 industries

If you want to find a better job, you’ll have far better luck in some industries than others.

7:07 p.m. March 25, 2017
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The 10 most expensive places to raise a family in the U.S.

Washington, D.C., is more expensive than New York City.

7:06 p.m. March 25, 2017
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The 3 things you should know about your credit score after Experian’s $3 million fine

Recent cases against credit reporting agencies have likely confused consumers.

7:06 p.m. March 25, 2017
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These are the worst money habits parents teach their kids

Parents who save money have a different impact on their children’s behavior than those who don’t.

7:06 p.m. March 25, 2017
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Why a college degree could be one of the worst ways to find a new employee

Almost half of employers said it was hard to source entry-level candidates.

7:05 p.m. March 25, 2017
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American cockroaches reproduce at an alarming rate (without males)

New research reveals why getting rid of these bugs can be so expensive.

7:04 p.m. March 25, 2017
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There’s been a surge in ‘deaths of despair’ among white middle-aged Americans

Causes of death include drugs and suicide, as well as heart disease and cancer

7:03 p.m. March 25, 2017
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