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The Council for Economic Education Provides Resources to US K-12 Teachers that Aim to Raise Student Financial Literacy

CEE Provides K-12 Teachers with Financial Literacy Tools for Students

In a Nutshell: Only 43% of 12th-grade students tested at or above proficient on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) economics assessment. That startling lack of... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 1/10/2018
World-Famous Thermal Springs, Historic Buildings, and Delicious Cuisine Make Hungary a Must-Visit Destination and Ideal Place to Spend Travel Rewards

Cash in Credit Rewards for a Trip to Hungary — A Must-Visit Destination

In a Nutshell: One of our favorite things about credit cards is redeeming travel rewards to see new places at a fraction of the price. The world is a fascinating place, and one destination... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 1/10/2018
Money.Net Democratizes Access to Breaking Financial Information and Market Data with Streaming, Real-Time News for Investors and Money Managers

Money.Net Offers Real-Time News and Market Data to Investors

In a Nutshell: The launch in 1985 of the first widespread online trading platform, Trade*Plus, forever changed the daily routine of investors and money managers. Today’s traders demand... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 1/9/2018
Homeowners Turn to the IBHS Fortified Home™ Program for Solid Structures that Stand Up to Natural Disasters After Record-Setting Storm Season

Storm Season Highlights the Need for IBHS Fortified Home™ Structures

In a Nutshell: Hundreds of thousands of homes were either damaged or destroyed by hurricanes and high-wind storms in 2017. Many of those homes were built in high-risk areas with materials... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 1/9/2018
Arxan Keeps Mobile Banking and Payment Applications Safe with Security Solutions that Detect, Defend, and Deter Threats

Arxan Secures Mobile Banking and Payment Apps Against Attacks

In a Nutshell: Traditional hacker attacks and viruses sought access to sensitive information on personal and business computers. But cybercriminals have shifted their attention to cellphone... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 1/4/2018
Trustwave’s Value of Data Study Finds Major Variances on the Black Market Value of Critical Financial Information

Trustwave Study Finds Variances on Black-Market Financial Data Value

In a Nutshell: Most consumers think of credit card information as the most valuable personal data to cyber thieves. But strategies put in place by card issuers to lock a credit card the... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 1/4/2018
Cashnet® Helps Higher Education Institutions Save Money with Integrated Campus-Wide PCI-Compliant Payment Solutions

Cashnet® Provides Campus-Wide Higher-Education Payment Solutions

In a Nutshell: Higher learning institutions process trillions of dollars in payments each year for tuition, fees, campus activities, and other goods and services. The handling of payments in... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 1/3/2018
Marijuana Legalization Has Far-Reaching Economic and Financial Implications for Communities

Marijuana Legalization Has Far-Reaching Economic Implications

In a Nutshell: In recent years, voters in eight US states and the District of Columbia have chosen to legalize the recreational use of marijuana among adults. In even more states, marijuana... read more »
By: Adam West, 1/3/2018
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