The controversial organization that for years has been public servants’ main point of contact in accessing student-loan forgiveness will no longer be servicing federal student loans at the end of this year.  The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency informed the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid Thursday...
The name Goldman Sachs conjures images of white-shoe investment bankers cutting multibillion-dollar M&A deals or underwriting major initial public offerings. Or it might bring to mind Goldman’s massive trading floors, where stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies are bought and sold on behalf of institutional clients and wealthy individuals. ...
This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. If you’re curious how to become one of the happiest retirees and how to avoid becoming one of the least happy retirees, I can offer some surprising guidance. That’s because of what I learned reading two excellent, new books about all this...
Well, it turns out our toxic modern diet of saturated fats, refined carbs, salt and chemicals may be speeding up our cognitive decline in our senior years, and could even bring on dementia. The good news? It will only affect those it hasn’t already killed through things like obesity,...
ByteDance Ltd. founder Zhang Yiming has stepped down as chairman of the Chinese tech giant, according to reports late Tuesday, months after resigning as CEO of the TikTok parent. CEO Liang Rubo will take Zhang’s place as chairman, Bloomberg News and Reuters reported, citing sources familiar with the matter....
Most boats were lifted in the stock market on Dec. 7, as investors apparently got over their fears of the latest coronavirus variant. Semiconductor stocks led the way, with gains far outpacing the broader market. Read: U.S. stock indexes rise Tuesday as omicron fears subside The Dow...
It’s not the crab legs from Costco that might kill Earth, but the rest of that warehouse buying binge that could use a rethink. Getting food — especially meat and dairy — from farm to plate contributes a lot to global greenhouse gas emissions. Food production globally accounts for one-quarter of...
Netflix Inc. said it is acquiring the special-effects company Scanline VFX, a Canada-based firm that has worked on several shows for the streamer, including “Stranger Things” and “Blood Red Sky.” In a blog post announcing the purchase, Amy Reinhard, Netflix’s vice president of studio operations, said the company would invest in...
Fans and shareholders of Tesla are making stronger and louder arguments about the future of their favorite company. In them, they draw analogies to one of the most successful brands and businesses in the history of capitalism. They suggest that automaking may go the way of handset manufacturing and...
The numbers are in: After the pandemic cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2020, our rebounding economy caused a sharp increase in 2021.  That jump makes it harder to avoid the worst harms from climate change. In response, more governments and companies are promoting carbon offsets as a...