Economy

How Are Your Readers Planning to Spend Their Coronavirus Check?

That may seem to be a particularly pointless question to ask during the COVID-19 crisis. Year

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Report on the 7 Key Measures Packed into the CARES Act: Part II

The second part of a series on the financial help available from the newly-enacted Coronavirus Aid,

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Passive Investment for Journalists

What is Passive Investing? The first step in understanding passive investing, is to understand active investing.

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Nothing Like a Global Health Crisis to Focus Attention on Investing Basics

As reported on businessjournalism in mid-February, the coronavirus outbreak in China has begun to affect retail

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Ways to Approach SNAP Locally

Income inequality and food insecurity have been a long-standing issue not only for the campaign trail,

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Journalist’s Brief: Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

Where does an exchange rate come from? At its core, an exchange rate is a representation

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Crash Course Federal Reserve: Part Two

The Federal Reserve System, Part Two Tools and Relevance in Reporting This is part two of

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Two story ideas for covering unemployment

The unemployment rate is one of the major indicators of a country’s healthy economy. There is

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Crash Course Federal Reserve: Part One

The Federal Reserve System, Part One History, Purpose and Structure The Federal Reserve System is a

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Is a Recession Coming in 2020? Don’t Ask the Experts—Ask Your Readers 

That rumble you hear on the horizon isn’t just the weather changing in October—there are things

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