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Here are some strategies to maximize your financial aid for college

Amid a rocky FAFSA rollout, fewer students have applied for financial aid, but it's not too late to get financial assistance.

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Reddit-Google $60M/year AI Content Deal Ahead of IPO

News | Feb 22, 2024 Reddit and Google Forge $60M/year AI Training Deal Reddit has licensed its vast array of user-generated content to Google for a staggering $60 million annually. This strategic partnership will significantly enhance Google's AI models by providing access to a diverse and rich dataset, comprising the myriad discussions, opinions, and interactions


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After student loan forgiveness, the Education Dept. is sending some borrowers refunds. What to know

The Biden administration has forgiven student debt for millions of people. Some borrowers have also received large refunds.

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Neiss Advocates for Economic Growth via H.R. 2799

Advocacy | Feb 22, 2024 Sherwood Neiss Says the "Expanding Access to Capital Act" Will Boost the Economy, Job Creation, and Inclusive Innovation Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss, a founding partner at Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) who was one of the creators of the JOBS Act of 2012 (legislation that legalized investment crowdfunding), and NCFA Advisor, has


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Reddit will let users buy its IPO, but warns that they could make the stock riskier

The social media company's S-1 filing revealed that some Reddit moderators and other users will be able to participate in the initial public offering.

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Women’s Critical Role, Impact, and Empowerment in AI

Women in AI | Feb 21, 2024 Bridging the Gender Gap in Artificial Intelligence A recent TechCrunch article titled "The women in AI making a difference" highlights the significant contributions of women in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), aiming to give them the recognition they deserve.   Some of the notable individuals mentioned include: Irene


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Biden administration to forgive $1.2 billion in student debt for over 150,000 borrowers

The Biden administration said on Wednesday that it would forgive $1.2 billion in student debt for 150,000 borrowers enrolled its new repayment plan.

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52% of Black Americans say homeownership is a mark of success, report finds. But it can conflict with other goals

While homeownership is a path to build wealth, a mortgage payment and other housing-related expenses can cause financial strain.

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BoC Consultation: Draft Supervisory Guidelines for PSPs

BoC Payments Consultation | Feb 21, 2024 Seeking Feedback: Bank of Canada Drafts Supervisory Guidelines for Payment Service Providers (PSPs) The Bank of Canada has recently announced a consultation phase for its draft supervisory guidelines under the Retail Payment Activities Act and its regulations. This legislative framework requires PSPs registered with the Bank of Canada


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78% of near-retirees failed or barely passed a basic Social Security quiz. Test your knowledge before you claim

There's a disconnect between what near retirees expect from Social Security in retirement and what the program provides, a new survey finds.

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New FAFSA 'loophole' lets grandparents help pay for college without affecting financial aid eligibility

The new FAFSA eliminates questions about grandparent contributions, effectively creating a "loophole" for grandparents to fund their grandchild's college fund.

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Round13 Digital Asset Fund Posts Over 40% Gains

Release | Feb 21, 2024 Round13 Digital Asset Fund (DAF) Posts Over 40% Gains Despite Volatile Market TORONTO – February 20, 2024 – Round13 Digital Asset Fund (DAF), a native crypto fund in Canada with an innovative open-ended structure, announced yesterday gains exceeding 40% since its inception in April 2022, despite the turbulent market backdrop.


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Canadian Online Gambling Regulations: Documents & Gambling Laws in Canada

Feb 21, 2024 75% of Canadians are involved in some form of gambling, with lotteries (45%) reigning supreme. Sports betting (12%) while casinos (26%) follow closely behind. Males of the 45-64 age group of Canada participate more in gambling. Low-income individuals gamble more and face greater risks of problem wagering. 65% of Canadians over 18


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AI’s Ethical Dilemma Grows as Innovation Surges

AI | Feb 21, 2024 Revolutionizing Industries and Raising Ethical Questions.  AIs Dual-Edge Sword The AI landscape is rapidly evolving, with recent developments sparking both excitement and concern. Here's a roundup of the latest significant updates: OpenAI's Ambitious Funding Goals and Ethical Concerns Sam Altman, the face behind OpenAI, has been in the spotlight for


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IRS to begin ‘dozens of new audits’ of corporate jets in crackdown of corporations, higher earners

The IRS plans “dozens of new audits” of corporate jet usage as part of its increased scrutiny of large corporations, complex partnerships and top earners.

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