Government benefits can reduce child poverty.
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A tax credit expansion played a big role in child poverty reduction. But the government’s failure to reach all eligible Americans meant many families never got that temporary benefit.
A 529 plan can pay for up to $10,000 a year for tuition at K-12 schools.
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College savings plans – known as 529s – can be effective for certain families. Still, it pays to know the ins and outs of how the plans work, an expert says.
Following a partner’s lead in an activity they enjoy can foster growth for you.
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It almost sounds like a paradox, but pairing with the right person can help you grow as an individual as you blend your interests with theirs and learn from their strengths.
Democrats celebrate passing the first big legislation of the Biden presidency.
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Four articles from The Conversation US archive provide context and analysis on the historic legislation.
Most people used the first coronavirus check to pad their savings or pay down debt.
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The $1.9 trillion package gets a lot of stuff right, but the direct payments are not among them, argue two economists.
Bunga adalah investasi yang baik.
Riset menunjukan bunga punya daya tersendiri untuk membuat lelalki lebih menarik di mata pasangan
Are you feeling more ‘soul mate’ or ‘k bye’ about your relationship?
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People have plenty of individual reasons to stick with or end a romantic relationship. But researchers have identified some common themes that influence this big decision.
Consider some science-backed ways to keep the home fires burning in 2023.
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Psychology studies suggest a variety of ways you can strengthen your bond and increase your satisfaction with your partner.
There’s a little work involved in happily ever after.
After the intensity of early courtship, even a healthy, happy relationship can feel lackluster. Psychology researchers have ideas for what can help you perk up your relationship rather than give up.
Fred Rogers rehearses with some of his puppet friends in Pittsburgh,.
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A new film on beloved children’s television icon Fred Rogers hits theaters next month. Rogers’ moral values contributed to the power and appeal of his neighborhood.
It’s worth focusing on the dealmakers not just dealbreakers.
It might be human nature to undervalue what’s chugging along doing fine while imagining there’s a mythical ‘best’ partner out there somewhere. A psychology researcher has advice.
Protesters carry a banner that reads in Spanish, ‘Property of the G20? Who chose?’
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Argentina has been grappling with currency flight and an economy sinking deeper into recession, not to mention the worst drought in decades.
Los argentinos protestan las condiciones de austeridad que forman parte del rescate del FMI.
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Una profunda recesión, una grave sequía y la caída de la moneda han provocado el mayor rescate de la historia del FMI. El Gobierno espera poder evitar el colapso generado en las anteriores crisis.
Argentines protest the austerity measures of the IMF bailout.
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A deep recession, a severe drought and a plunging currency have led to the biggest bailout in IMF history. The government hopes it can avoid the meltdowns that followed past crises.
An ice sculpture titled ‘Main Street Meltdown’ melts near Wall Street.
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The collapse of an obscure corner of the financial market a decade ago foreshadowed the Great Recession. The stock-market swoon in February should offer a similar warning.
Relationship science can weigh in on whether you’re with a winner.
If there were a Keltner List for relationships – as for induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame – what would be on it? A relationship scientist draws on psychology research to help you assess your love.
Is objectification bad – if you welcome sexualized attention?
Women experience negative effects from the objectification that’s common in our society. What happens if they try to seize the reins and elicit sexualized attention in their romantic relationships?
Fortunately, it’s not quite so gloomy.
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Economic forces – alongside a moral imperative – are driving cities, states and companies to make changes to forestall climate change, regardless of the whims of the White House.
Most students graduate with a ton of debt, which makes it harder to save for a home or retirement.
More than half of American families aren’t able to save a dime to cover the cost of college, and the 529 college savings plan has done almost nothing to change that.
Bestie + Lover = Relationship Nirvana?
Looking for a lifelong Valentine? Psychologists suggest taking a closer look at your best friend. The things we want in a good friend are many of the same things we expect from a romantic partner.