7 Money Links We Love: The Frightening Forecast for College Costs in 2040

7 Money Links We Love: The Frightening Forecast for College Costs in 2040

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A new report finds the number of insured Americans dropped 8% since 2013—but experts say it’s still too early to measure the success of the Affordable Care Act. Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows — The New York Times

From requesting compensation for vacation days to planning your 401(k) rollover, here are the money tasks you should tackle as soon as you’re laid off or fired. The Financial Moves to Make After Losing Your Job — Lifehacker

In 2014, more coupons were issued for these 10 foods—like cereal, ice cream and cheese—than any others. Check out these three strategies for scoring even deeper discounts. 10 Foods Never Worth Paying Full Price For — MarketWatch

For the first time in history, more than half of adult Americans have yet to put a ring on it. Here are the most meaningful economic implications. Is Everybody Single? More Than Half the U.S. Now, Up from 37% in ’76 — Bloomberg

What recovery? New research finds median incomes have remained stagnant since 2009, with young people struggling the most and income inequality still high. Five Years of Recovery Haven’t Boosted the Median Household Income — FiveThirtyEight

If tuition continues to jump just 2% per year, incoming freshmen could be shelling out a whopping $69K for their first year of college 25 years from now. How likely is this scenario? How Much Will College Cost in 25 Years? — USA Today

A quarter of Americans habitually log a few hours of work between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Here’s why experts say that trend isn’t necessarily a sign of trouble. Logging on by the Midnight Oil Isn’t Always a Bad Thing — NBC

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