Tag Archives: personal finance

HBCU Money™ Dozen 11/24 – 11/28


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Research

The Konik: a little-known breed of horse equine l KY Equine Research ow.ly/F3FPC

Research addressing environmental concerns that impact tribal health/well-being l EPA Research ow.ly/F3FRP

Advanced drinking water treatment tech, water infrastructure, sensors l EPA Research ow.ly/F3FUn

Bloomberg Explores The Connected Home l Clean Technica dlvr.it/7g3gjH

BlackBerry’s deal to buy voice crypto company Secusmart blessed by German government l CIOonline trib.al/wpnQyiW

5 Ways PCI is Becoming More Security-Conscious Next Year l CIOonline trib.al/5xcpmaR

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Does free food make for a happier office? l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1vXyIwk

$200bn of fake medicines are sold every year. An African entrepreneur fights back l World Economic Forum wef.ch/1Bef8it

Buying power of minimum wage varies across and within states l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1zu7lez

Trying to get your personal finances in order? Start with these lessons on the basics l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/ViVxYQ

Household Debt Balances Increase as Deleveraging Period Concludes l NY Fed nyfed.org/1y97tNz

Despite Apple Pay buzz, cash is still popular l SF Fed bit.ly/1zviiJj

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

HBCU Money™ Dozen 10/6 – 10/10


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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

Hard drives can be wiped. DVDs degrade. So do like Superman and save memories in glass shards l New Scientist http://ow.ly/Cw4J3

Hidden gems: 10 Python tools too good to overlook l Infoworld http://ow.ly/Cw4Ud

Lameness is most common problem in endurance riding l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/Cw53o

200-Mile Electric Car Confirmed By GM l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/78d3W6

Teach Kids the Triple R’s (of review, refresh and remind) – a mantra as part of their asthma plan l US EPA http://ow.ly/Cw5uQ

An inside look at Russian cybercriminals l CSOonlinehttp://ow.ly/Cw5Jy

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Students in our Keys program gain over 60% in their personal finance knowledge l Philly Fed http://ow.ly/Cw5Xx

Cost to rent rising faster than home prices l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/78dVVw

Wells Fargo reaches $5M settlement over maternity discrimination l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/78ZzY8

What can we learn from the grassroots fight against Ebola? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1w1dAkL

How real is the African growth miracle? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1w0PIhi

Should we be concerned about the economic impact of immigration on native U.S. labor? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1rQbcyn

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

HBCU Money™ Dozen 5/12 – 5/16


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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

Development Kits Make it Easier for the Do-it-yourself Crowd l CIOonline http://trib.al/9l3YTY4

Has Germany Subsidized The World’s Now-Cheap Solar Power? l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/5hPS1L

Rescue robots could help in next Turkey mine disaster l New Scientist http://ow.ly/wWyvB

WV HS freshman wins EPA Sustainability Award for green housing material designed for earthquake zones. l EPA http://go.usa.gov/8cN5

Conservation groups team up to save Africa’s biodiversity Eden from drillers l New Scientist http://ow.ly/wWznu

Solar Likely To Become Dominant Source Of Energy Globally By 2050, IEA Forecasts l Clean Technica http://dlvr.it/5hBq11

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Use our personal finance flash cards to learn how to make smart financial decisions l Econ Lowdown http://bit.ly/QFA6kT

The Fed isn’t helping the economy with low interest rates l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/5hNzqD

Where is all that investor and all-cash action? l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/5hLcl6

“Rethinking the ‘Lender of Last Resort” l Richmond Fed http://ow.ly/wWAFH

What are the potential gains for U.S. trade from a Trans-Pacific Partnership deal? l NY Fed http://nyfed.org/TaMBGL

How does the Fed evaluate if bank M&A meet antitrust laws & bank competition policy? l Chicago Fed http://ow.ly/wWBt0

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

 

 

HBCU Money™ Dozen Links 11/11 – 11/15


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Research

Healthcare.gov will eventually be functional, but how secure? l CSOonline trib.al/xyq1HPw

Gov’t Requests for Google-User Data Doubled Since 2009 l CIOonline trib.al/D9Cz5NB

Google will build another six solar power plants in the U.S. l ComputerWorld ow.ly/qSaid

Can you help stop nutrient pollution? Share your ideas for reducing nitrogen & phosphorus in water l EPA bit.ly/HjOSJ7

NASA, Boeing flaunt high-tech wing that could alter future aircraft design l Network World ow.ly/qSaLp

Comet of the century #ISON is visible to the naked eye. Will it soon shine brighter than the moon? l New Scientist ow.ly/qRrmk

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Consumers: Teach yourself personal finance skills with our “No-Frills Money Skills” videos l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/X0m3rc

See why Bullard emphasizes the importance of connecting the research world with the policy world l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/1hCXnPW

Chicago foreclosure filings rise 30% from Sept. l Housing Wire hwi.re/4KdMq9

Foreclosure activity falls 39% in Charlotte l Housing Wire hwi.re/4KdHsF

Economist explains how the Fed controls the supply of money l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/188E2QA

Should recent decline in inflation raise doubts about reliability of inflation forecasts? l Cleveland Fed ow.ly/qSdbi

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