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October 1, 2014
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UCLA-led study shows intoxication played bigger role in suicide deaths during economic downturn

People who committed suicide during the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009 were more likely to have been legally intoxicated at the time than those who committed suicide during other recent years, according to research led by UCLA professor Mark … Continue reading

September 20, 2013
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American Families Taking ‘Divergent Paths,’ Study Finds

Inequality Linked to ‘Marriage-Go-Round’ Among Some Groups COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a period of relative calm during the 1990s, rapid changes in American families began anew during the 2000s, a new analysis suggests. Young people delayed marriage longer than ever … Continue reading

February 17, 2013
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Big Data + Great Western Bank = Triumph in a Time of Austerity

Editors at Microsoft News Center recently spoke with Ron Van Zanten, vice president of Data Quality at Great Western Bank, to learn more about how big data solutions from Microsoft help his institution more easily attract and retain customers. REDMOND, … Continue reading

August 21, 2012
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Financial Crisis to Blame for Increased Suicides in Italy

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— The global financial crisis has contributed to an increase in the rates of suicide and attempted suicide for economic reasons in Italy, new research shows. A team of researchers, co-led by Roberto De Vogli, associate professor of … Continue reading

June 19, 2012
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Negotiating Better Mortgage Rates

Many of the best real estate investors in the world will tell you that the best real estate deals are often done during times of economic volatility. The most current recession is no exception to this rule. Savvy real estate … Continue reading

May 11, 2012
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Many U.S. Families Are Underwater with Debts

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— As the country emerges from the Great Recession, a substantial number of U.S. families are underwater—and not just with their mortgages. According to a new University of Michigan report, about one out of every five U.S. households … Continue reading