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  • New Mexico announces free college plan for residents. In one of the boldest state-led efforts to expand access to higher education, New Mexico is unveiling a plan on Wednesday to make tuition at its public colleges and universities free for all state residents,
  • Some elders from Massachusettes were defrauded of $250K from phone fraud (Chinese). 即便警方多次破案,但電信詐騙仍是埋伏在海外華人身邊的潛在威脅,近日又有馬州華人耆老中招,向騙徒匯款人民幣250萬元(約35萬美元);為了加強中國公民及僑胞的防範意識、落實「外交為民」,中使館11日赴馬州家園成人日間護理中心,為華人耆老防詐騙支招,同時提供「健在證明」等辦證服務。
  • Should we love or hate ‘negative’ interest rates?. Negative rates represent another technique by which central banks, such as the Federal Reserve, try to maintain full employment and low inflation. So, why are they controversial? The answer, is that the case for negative
  • Counter services tipping: Who gives?. As small, independently owned cafes, smoothie bars and fast-casual restaurants in the United States have adopted customer-facing touch-screen payment systems in recent years—and as credit cards have replaced cash for even the smallest
  • How to avoid financial deadlock —or worse—after one spouse dies. Financial advisors say there should be a comprehensive list of all financial contacts, advisors, attorneys, accountants, insurance professionals, and copies of beneficiary designations. The financially savvy spouse should also prepare a written list or spreadsheet
  • Lawmakers want to give us back the right to sue companies. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passed a bipartisan bill, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, that would end forced arbitration. A recent academic study found that 81 of the biggest 100 companies in America have

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