“It could be the difference between an approval and a rejection”: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion remove fully paid medical debt from credit reports July 1. Does this help your credit score?

Medical debt paid off rolls off consumer credit reports in an overhaul that the credit bureaus say will improve people’s financial well-being. At a time of rising interest rates and rising costs, when the scariest days of the pandemic are hopefully over, it can’t come a moment too soon for some. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion … Read more

“It could be the difference between approval and rejection”: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion remove fully paid medical debt from credit reports. Does this help your credit score?

Medical debt paid off rolls off consumer credit reports in an overhaul that the credit bureaus say will improve people’s financial well-being. At a time of rising interest rates and rising costs, when the scariest days of the pandemic are hopefully over, it can’t come a moment too soon for some. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion … Read more

More and more companies are canceling job offers

Companies in various industries are revoking job offers they made just months ago in a sign that the tightest job market in decades is cracking. Companies like Twitter Inc. Real Estate Brokerage Redfin Corp. and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. have withdrawn offers in recent weeks. Employers in other sectors of the economy are also … Read more

From big layoffs to forced layoffs, tech companies switch to layoffs after a huge surge in hiring

The great resignation turns into a forced resignation. Thousands of layoffs in the tech sector, compounded by hiring freezes and a slowdown in hiring numbers, underscore the abrupt change in wealth in recent months on the back of rampant inflation, fears of stagflation and recession, supply chain disruptions, war in Ukraine, an ailing stock market, … Read more

From big layoffs to forced layoffs, tech companies switch to layoffs after a huge surge in hiring

The great resignation turns into a forced resignation. Thousands of layoffs in the tech sector, compounded by hiring freezes and a slowdown in hiring numbers, underscore the abrupt change in wealth in recent months on the back of rampant inflation, fears of stagflation and recession, supply chain disruptions, war in Ukraine, an ailing stock market, … Read more

Some homes in Provo, Utah received 50 offers at the height of the real estate boom. Economists are now warning of “overvalued” real estate markets.

Moving to Utah was a no-brainer for Leola Broussard. Broussard, who previously rented a house from a friend in the expensive Stanford-Palo Alto area south of San Francisco, where the cost of housing, she told MarketWatch, is “just completely outrageous.” In the two years of the pandemic, many Americans, like Broussard, have flocked to Utah … Read more

The S&P 500 is clinging to a key support level after Friday’s meltdown. Here’s what happens when this fails

Last week’s shocking US inflation numbers continue to rip through markets with dip buyers appearing to be hiding. The hardest-hit Nasdaq 100 futures are down 3%. Investors are now focused squarely on Wednesday’s Fed earnings, with expectations that the central bank may have to do something bold that will spark even more concern. The aftermath … Read more

Earnings are under threat, another blow to the flagging stock market

Stocks have fallen this year amid rising interest rates. With inflation showing little sign of slowing down, many investors are concerned that corporate earnings could be the market’s next falling mainstay. The S&P 500 is down 18% in 2022, its worst start to a year since 1962, as the Federal Reserve embarks on a rate … Read more

Comet Interceptor Approved for Construction

Science & Exploration 08/06/2022 6005 views 97 Loves ESA’s Comet Interceptor mission to visit a pristine comet or other interstellar object that has just begun its journey into the inner solar system has been ‘adopted’ this week; the study phase has been completed and, after selection of the spacecraft prime contractor, construction of the mission … Read more