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Female Airbnb hosts earn thousands less per year than male hosts

Female Airbnb hosts in the United States earn on average about 25% less per year than their male counterparts for their rentals, according to...

Why Apple can hold the line on iPhone prices, as smartphones defy soaring inflation...

Inflation in the U.S. is surging to near a 40-year high, with prices on food, fuel and pretty much everything seeming to rise more...

Does Buy Now, Pay Later still work if costs keep rising

With a cost of the living crisis on the horizon, what does this mean for Buy Now, Pay Later? Most of us will know the...

Social mobility across generations may be substantially overstated, study shows

New research measuring resources passed from parents to children shows that current estimates of intergenerational mobility may be substantially overstated. The study from Nobel laureate...

What is the impact of Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan?

President Joe Biden recently announced a sweeping package of student debt relief that forgives as much as $20,000 in loans for some recipients. Biden also...

Student loan forgiveness a ‘meaningful gesture’, but move could drive up inflation

President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness announcement was a welcome one for the millions of Americans who struggle with student debt. However, two Northeastern economists...

This popular type of investment fund nearly always loses money

Investors hoping for big returns by putting their money into trendy topics like work-from-home and the metaverse through exchange traded funds (ETFs) will instead...

What is greenwashing and why is it a problem?

Financial and investment products claiming to be ethical, sustainable or environmentally responsible have experienced vast interest and growth in the past few years. Millennials and...

What is greedflation and is it driving higher prices

Is inflation being aided and abetted by price-gouging? The idea of exploiting inflation to create excessive profits has become known as greedflation—a concept that is...

Your credit card rewards may be in danger. Here’s why that’s a good thing

Credit cards that offer airline miles, cash back, and other rewards create expenses that are passed on to everyone—including people who don’t use or...