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Why America Is Moving: Money, Space, Family, Lifestyle ...

Sunday, March 14, 2021

2020 made moving a reality for millions. Some moved to be near family. Others achieved their pipe dreams of moving to distant locations in pursuit of a better lifestyle and cheaper cost of living.


Working Remotely Allows Millions To Pick Where They Want To Live

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The pandemic has many of us feeling like prisoners in our own homes. But for some people, it has brought freedom — being able to move to another part of the country without having to leave a job.


Some Say Working From Home Is Grinding Them Down

Monday, December 14, 2020

As the pandemic has forced many to work from home, some are starting to feel as if they are living at work, putting in more hours and being stressed more than they want to be.


With Fall Graduation Off, But Football Still On, Students Question College Priorities

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Many colleges have canceled December graduation ceremonies while continuing to host in-person events, like football games. One graduating senior says it feels like "a slap in the face."


With Less Money In Its Red Kettles, The Salvation Army Rallies To Save The Holidays

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

With traffic down at stores and malls across the nation during the pandemic, the charity's iconic red-kettle campaign might bring in half the donations compared with last year.


Let Them Grow Beards: UPS Relaxes Rules On Drivers' Facial Hair

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

After years of strict rules surrounding its workers' personal appearance, UPS is loosening up. The company said it wanted to make employees "feel comfortable, genuine and authentic."


Alcohol Delivery Company Drizly Sees Sales Jump Amid Election Wait

Friday, November 06, 2020

Americans found comfort in wine, liquor and beer while awaiting the election results, according to an online delivery company. Its Election Day sales were up about 68% compared with recent Tuesdays.


Now That More Americans Can Work From Anywhere, Many Are Planning To Move Away

Friday, October 30, 2020

Since more people are working from home, they're using the opportunity to migrate to other places. Big cities are seeing the biggest outflows, according to new surveys.


It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Participants in an apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges were able to earn substantially more after one year than their peers at community colleges, a new study finds.


Don't Censor! Stop The Hoaxes! Facebook, Twitter Face A Catch-22

Friday, October 16, 2020

While Republicans accuse Facebook and Twitter of censoring free speech, one expert says the platforms should do more because U.S. voters are "more vulnerable to online disinformation" than ever.


'A Family Affair': Others Often Chip In To Help Pay Off Student Loans

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Student debt doesn't only affect the person who goes to college. Nearly 40% of student loan payers are helping someone else pay off their student loans, a new study found.


No Trick Or Treat: Americans Get Creative To Celebrate Halloween Safely

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The CDC is advising against the door-to-door candy quest during the pandemic. So parents are coming up with alternative ways to bring the spooky season to life. How about sending candy down a chute?


'No One Can Live Off $240 A Week': Many Americans Struggle To Pay Rent, Bills

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

One in six households reported missing or delaying paying bills just so they could buy food, an NPR poll says. And many are having trouble paying the rent, especially African Americans and Latinos.


Cost Of Racism: U.S. Economy Lost $16 Trillion Because Of Discrimination, Bank Says

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Citigroup estimates the economy would see a $5 trillion boost over the next five years if the U.S. were to tackle key areas of discrimination against African Americans.


Shop For A Pair Of Shoes To Go With That Bread. Grocery Chain, DSW Team Up

Monday, September 21, 2020

The Midwestern chain Hy-Vee says DSW shoe outlets are opening in six of its supermarkets in Minnesota. Grocery shoppers will be able to try on shoes, then order online.


Workers In Washington, D.C., Region Likely To Work From Home Until Next Summer

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A survey of hundreds of private employers in the region shows most are struggling to bring their employees back into the office. Many firms cited worries about the safety of using public transit.