Tag Archives: financial literacy

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 8/12/17


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.

Iran has opened possibly the world’s biggest bookstore / WEF wef.ch/2vfXAUU

Stocks dominated by short-run fluctuations in volume have returns abnormally higher vs. similar stocks / NBER bit.ly/2vKAuGI

How to Help Colleges Teach Financial Literacy / WSJ ow.ly/JJG230emoTX

Welcome to China’s urban forest / WEF wef.ch/2ulBHVv

This is when a robot is going to take your job, according to Oxford University / WEF wef.ch/2wqaiPi

Not just a headache: How migraine changes your brain / New Scientist bit.ly/2uwYbik

A look at the infrastructure needs of the nation’s treasured sites / Pew Trusts ow.ly/BDUW30emoBt

Are German Automakers Facing Their iPhone Moment With Tesla? / Clean Technica ow.ly/agpA30emoz7

How the Infamous Kunlun Fishing Ship Met Its Demise / Pew Trust ow.ly/LhEF30emovI

A look at Rwanda’s genocide helps explain why ordinary people kill their neighbors / Science News ow.ly/gx6D30emotv

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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/25/17


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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.

How can #Kenya achieve a sustainable urban future? Video blog / World Bank wrld.bg/zBAq309gUVc

Large gaps exist between the homeownership rates of white households and minority households / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2liGksY

More than half of #Uganda’s adults now has access to an account at a formal financial institution. / World Bank ow.ly/59ET309lR5F

You can now take a course at the world’s best universities for free. Here’s how that happened / WEF wef.ch/2ktwNAt

Queens in New York has more languages than anywhere in the world / WEF wef.ch/2lA8jEU

Agricultural robot scrutinizes plants so that we don’t have to / New Atlas newatl.as/2kVnJVw

Inside the U.S.’s Only Ocean Exploration Ship / Scientific American ow.ly/VFEX309lPP3

How #bigdata is changing the nature of policing from reactive to proactive / Networkworld ow.ly/TvcW309lPky

#Fraud rises as cybercriminals flock to online lenders / Networkworld ow.ly/w7eN309lP8s

Scientists discovering new coral communities in the Gulf, but they’re already under threat / Pew Environment ow.ly/BX5m309lOYy

The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 12/17/16


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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.

US investors took a 10-question investor literacy quiz answered only 4.4 questions right.FINRAFoundation bit.ly/2h5fujI

The top origin nations and destinations for immigrants coming to the U.S. l stlouisfed bit.ly/2hxwVN2

What is behavioural science, and how is it going to change your life? l wef wef.ch/2hoBhCG
Where will our energy come from in 2030, and how green will it be? l wef wef.ch/2geP7qp
Educators, join us Jan. 12 for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s first town hall for teachersstlouisfed bit.ly/2gOZ9SA
The element hadn’t been found on Mars yet, and it could mean a lot for its habitability l ScienceNews goo.gl/BMMBcr
3D printed models help mend broken heartsnwtls newatl.as/2gQTgUU
4 historic security events of 2016 and what they teach us [Infographic] l CIOonline ow.ly/y3pg307b40S
Scientists won’t stop discovering stuff, no matter what l newscientist bit.ly/2hq4ArM

HBCU Money™ Business Book Feature – Real Life on a Budget


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Real Life on a Budget is a practical guide to helping you navigate the waters of money management. It features real life budget advice, practical challenges, actionable steps that will help you map out your journey to living and thriving on a budget.

If you have been struggling with developing, maintaining, and living on a budget, Real Life on a Budget will help you create a system to better manage your finances and will challenge you to stick to your real life budget. Written by popular personal finance blogger, Jessi Fearon (www.thebudgetmama.com), Real Life on a Budget provides Jessi’s real-world budget advice and exercises for every area of managing your household budget. Real Life on a Budget is a powerful tool to help you start living and thriving on a budget.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 7/6 – 7/10


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Engie Plans Solar Power Push, Buys Solairedirect For $222 Million l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/BT7FXJ

“Overfishing is a major threat to the survival of…important populations” l Pew Environment http://bit.ly/1eH8mrI

The ‘Terminator’ technology that’s (almost) here l Infoworld http://ow.ly/PoWoE

How higher education deals with #security threats l CSOonline http://bit.ly/1Hltgnc

#Darkmatter dominates just-discovered galaxies l Scientific American http://ow.ly/PoXms

New pilot with @ENERGY gives #CleanEnergy #smallbiz access to the national labs’ resources l Sandia Labs http://1.usa.gov/1eJKsvQ

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Financial Stress Index rises to highest level since 2013 (but is still below normal stress) l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1RmzX37

Health worker deaths from #Ebola could = rise in maternal mortality similar to 15-20 yrs ago l World Bank http://wrld.bg/PnZSN

9 things to do before bed that will jump-start tomorrow l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1NQYJCv

What is the difference between a bank’s liquidity and its capital? l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/PnUcX

Financial literacy resources for teachers l Richmond Fed http://ow.ly/Pp1SL

4 trends accelerating #entrepreneurship in #Africa l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1MhEzRA

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.