March 18, 2021

Money

‘I Have No Money for Food’: Among the Young, Hunger Is Rising

PARIS — Amandine Chéreau hurried from her cramped student apartment in suburban Paris to catch a train for an hourlong trip into the city. Her stomach rumbled with hunger, she said, as she headed for a student-run food bank near the Bastille, where she joined a snaking line with 500 young people waiting for handouts.

Ms. Chéreau, 19, a university student, ran out of savings in September after the pandemic ended the babysitting and restaurant jobs she had relied on. By October, she had resorted to eating one meal a day, and said she had lost 20 pounds.

“I have

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A Math Teacher Went From Earning $5,000 a Month to $28,000 Thanks to 6 Strategic Money Decisions


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This story originally appeared on Business Insider

From the moment Steve Chen saw his first paycheck, he knew the job wasn’t going to pan out. He started his career as a public school teacher in 2014, teaching math to middle-school students in Los Angeles, and the pay just wasn’t enough.

He was making a little over $5,000 a month pre-tax. But after all the taxes and benefits were deducted, he was left with barely enough money to enjoy his life the way he wanted to. 

“I live in California. A lot of the stuff

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Michigan cities weigh how to spend $4.4 billion windfall from federal stimulus law

In Port Huron, local officials are kicking around the idea of refunding all 2020 property taxes for every commercial, industrial and residential property in the city’s eight square miles.

Such a move would normally bankrupt the international border city of 29,000 residents at the mouth of Lake Huron.

But not after President Joe Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill Thursday, a landmark government spending spree that promises a $19 million sliver for Port Huron.

“We could literally refund the 12 mills of the general property tax from last year and still have $10 million left over,” said

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Players 2021: Here’s the prize money payout for each golfer at TPC Sawgrass | Golf News and Tour Information

When Justin Thomas shot a final-round 68 at TPC Sawgrass Sunday to win the Players Championship, he was surely thinking only about the prestige that comes from emerging as the last man standing against the strongest field in golf. Pulling out the victory, his 14th PGA Tour title, to go with the PGA Championship he won in 2017, cements Thomas as one of the best players of his generation at just 27 years old.

It also earned him the single biggest payday of his impressive career.

The Players Championship previously had laid claim to offering the most lucrative overall purse

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Where the money to states is going in the coronavirus relief bill

An article by the Hill, using data published by the House Oversight Committee, broke down where that money was expected to go. Unsurprisingly, most will go to more populous states. Also unsurprisingly, residents of smaller states will get more per capita.

Before we dig into it, it’s worth pointing out that the funding is going to address a problem that ended up not being as bad as was projected. The New York Times looked at how state revenue from April to December of 2020 compared to the same period the prior year, finding that just under half of

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Indiana fires Miller, raises private money to cover buyout

Archie Miller’s $10.3 million buyout was one of college basketball’s priciest.

Indiana athletic director Scott Dolson decided keeping Miller would prove even more costly.

Dolson fired Miller on Monday, armed with enough cash from private donations to cover the buyout and ready to answer a fan base angered by four straight mediocre seasons.

“It’s a results-oriented business and I didn’t feel like we had made enough progress,” Dolson said on a late afternoon Zoom call. “I thought we needed a new voice and a new direction.”

The Hoosiers were already headed in the wrong direction before Miller arrived in March

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