New research suggests the poor are so preoccupied with money issues that they make more errors and bad decisions, which continue the cycle of financial problems.
Instructors at cash-strapped schools are tapping strangers to help give students the tools they need.
The government's consumer agency says the programs are there, but teachers, firefighters and other public servants aren't being informed about them.
Crowdfunding website Pave is connecting college students, entrepreneurs, and other driven people with financial backers, CNBC reports.
That pace easily beats both the rate of inflation and the rising cost of health care over the period.
The tycoon is on the warpath after New York state's attorney general sued him for $40 million over 'fraudulent' advertising claims.
They hail from India, and most are well-educated English speakers, helping their entry into the workforce.
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