Tuesday, 29 September 2020

How to fill out the FAFSA and get financial aid for college

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly called the FAFSA, is a form used to apply for financial aid. Undergraduate and graduate students both fill out the FAFSA for student aid, though the available financial aid may differ depending on your student status. Make sure you have your…

Joe Biden Backs Mail-In Voting While Trump Questions Election Security

By now, we know that President Donald Trump has made an enemy out of the United States Postal Service, mail-in ballots, and the voters who plan to access them. But what of his opponent, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden? As the country grapples with a resurgence of COVID-19 spikes, voters…

Harvard’s endowment posts 7.3% gain, edging out rival Yale for 2nd straight year

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Harvard University’s endowment gained 7.3% in the fiscal year that ended in June, improving from the previous year’s 6.5% return despite pandemic-fueled market volatility. The return also beat the Yale University endowment’s 6.8% climb, marking the second consecutive year Harvard gained more than its rival. Several colleges…

Robinhood Users Weren’t as Reckless as Portrayed During Rally

Bankrupt companies, obscure electric-vehicle makers, options fliers, SPACs — each has captured the attention of Robinhood users this year, prompting mockery and taunts from professional investors. But the image of the investing app’s clients spending their days loading up on fad stocks doesn’t accord with reality, according to a new…

We asked Trump supporters to show us their Facebook feeds

(CNN Business)With President Donald Trump’s election campaign repeatedly sharing misinformation on social media, the Biden campaign wrote to Facebook on the eve of the first presidential debate calling on the company to take action against Trump. Facebook’s refusal to remove voter misinformation shared by the President amounted to the company…