Cold weather will be putting a whammy on monthly oil production, but December numbers don’t reflect that reality just yet. The state posted ye…
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A bill that would allow school districts to use sales tax revenues to retire debts for building projects has been passed out of committee 11 t…
According to a new study produced by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), a bill proposed by Democrats to double the federal minimum wage over a period of six years would result in “massive job losses, lost production, and income reduction on a national scale.”
The Saints do not have a lot of work to do this offseason.
BOONE — The Watauga County Public Library is offering free tax assistance for the 2019 filing season in partnership with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
It has been another busy week at the North Dakota Legislature. The Human Resources Division of the Appropriations Committee, on which I serve,…
Are you having trouble getting a date? Could be your rap, your looks, or your excessive debt.
According to a recent survey by Finder.com, 72% of respondents say they would re-think a relationship with a partner in significant debt. (That's similar to the percentage in last year's Finder.com survey, so don't expect debt to become a desirable trend.)
"With 72% of Americans saying they'd reconsider a romantic relationship if the other person was in debt, singles with unsettled loans might want to sort out their balance sheets before hitting the dating scene," says finder's Consumer Advocate Jennifer McDermott.
According to the survey, "While debt is undoubtedly a turn off, not all debts are viewed as equally unappealing. For example, credit card debt is the number one ...
Survey Suggests Economic Overconfidence
If the economy is so great and unemployment is so low, why do so many Americans live paycheck to paycheck? And why don't we seem to care?
The February PYMNTS.com Financial Invisibles Report attempts to answer these questions, noting, "For three consecutive quarters, consumers have been optimistic about their financial futures – even while slipping further into debt."
Results from the corresponding Q3 2018 survey suggest that we're relying too much on credit – giving us false confidence in our financial outlook.
According to the survey, 38.8% of Americans thought they were in better financial standing compared to a year ago, with 43.3% saying they were in about the same financial shape – similar numbers to the first two quarters of 2018...