Unlock the College Financial Aid You Need Starting Oct. 1

Cecilia Clark Despite the headlines, college is still the surest path towards better lifelong earnings. But a degree is far more likely to pay off if you haven’t borrowed a small fortune to get it. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is a key step in making college affordable. Applications for the … Read more

Americans brace for interest rate hike – ABC News

Americans brace for interest rate hikeABC News How much ‘pain’ is the Fed willing to inflict? Wednesday’s rate hike will offer cluesCNN Inflation risk suggests a 100 basis point rate hike is likely tomorrow, says Nomura’s Rob DentCNBC Television Fed expected to hike rates by three-quarters of a point again, but its forecast may matter … Read more

Federal Reserve Chairman warns consumers that they should expect ‘pain’ | GMA – ABC News

Federal Reserve Chairman warns consumers that they should expect ‘pain’ | GMAABC News Fed warns of ‘pain’ for householdsNews4JAX Federal government committed to fighting inflationKTVB Fed warns inflation fight to bring pain and job lossesCBS Philly Fed chair says inflation reduction efforts painful but necessaryWOOD TV8 View Full Coverage on Google News

US jobless claims move higher, a ‘cool breeze’ over hot labor market

The numbers: Initial jobless benefit claims rose 14,000 to 262,000 in the week ended Aug. 6, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had estimated new claims would rise 4,000 from last week’s initial estimate of 260,000. Key details: The four-week average of claims rose 4,500 to 252,000. The number … Read more

‘We’re getting burned by inflation’ even as jobs grow: Diane Swonk on jobs report | ABCNL – ABC News

‘We’re getting burned by inflation’ even as jobs grow: Diane Swonk on jobs report | ABCNLABC News Good News On Jobs Overshadowed For Millions Of Americans By Soaring InflationNBC News Jobs report looks promising, inflation still hurts: data11Alive View Full Coverage on Google News

AEMO calls for urgent investment in key projects to shore up electricity supply

More than $ 12 billion of investment in new transmission lines should begin “as urgently as possible” to ensure electricity supply is secure in the coming decade, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Key points: The AEMO says: “All actionable projects should progress as urgently as possible” It says there are “no quick … Read more