The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 12/31/16


Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

Out of this world igloo beckons early settlers on Mars / New Atlas 

What are the current maintenance issues facing today’s U.S. National Park system? Get the facts / Pew Environment 

Proxima b is at least 1.3 times as massive as Earth — but that is just a minimum estimate. / Science News

Stop buying organic food if you really want to save the planet / New Scientist 

5 easy ways to fight mobile app fatigue / CIOonline

8 digital skills we must teach our children / WEF 

Negative labor trends that pre-date the Great Recession / St. Louis Fed 

Average fixed-rate mortgage rates rise for ninth straight week, first such streak since 2005 / St. Louis Fed 

Giving money to the poor? Here’s what they really spend it on / WEF

Wives now contribute around 30 percent of household income, up from 2 percent in 1970 / St. Louis Fed  

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