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Drexel U. Cybersecurity Experts Available to Discuss Recent Cyberattacks on U.S. Financial Institutions

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Student Debt Growing, Number of University Financial Education Programs Still Deficient

Kansas State University financial planner finds most universities are lacking a financial education program. She outlines the different types of successful programs and how to get started.

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UF: No Change in Florida’s August Consumer Confidence

Consumer sentiment among Floridians remained flat at a post-recession high of 82 for the third consecutive month in August, according to a University of Florida survey.

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Will ISIS Activities Affect Oil Prices? Expert Weighs In

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Burger King and Corporate Inversions: Expert Explains Why, and How

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Growing Up Poor Affects Adults' Sense of Control, Impulsiveness When Faced with Economic Uncertainty

Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered ‘The Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain

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The “Great Recession” may have put a dent in many older adults’ pocketbooks, but a new study by Baylor University found that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in “financial strain” between 2006 and 2010.

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Low Profit, Not Low Productivity, Drives Mergers

New research finds that less profitable, rather than less efficient companies were more likely to be acquired. When more profitable companies acquire less profitable companies, the successful sales and management practices of the buying company are spread around, making better use of existing productivity and boosting the profitability of the purchased firm.

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Surprising Number of Older Adults Weathered the ‘Great Recession’ Without Financial Strain

The “Great Recession” may have put a dent in many older adults’ pocketbooks, but a new study, which will be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, finds that more than 40 percent reported a decrease in “financial strain” between 2006 and 2010.

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For Men in Pink-Collar Jobs, a Tradeoff: Lower Pay, More Job Security

Is a man without a four-year college degree better off trying to land a well-paying but insecure job in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing or construction, or should he consider lower-paying but steadier employment in a female-dominated field?

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