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Become a Homeowner for Little to No Money Down

Part of the American dream is to become a homeowner, especially for millennials, even more so the ones who are now in their 30’s. However, becoming a homeowner is not as simple as it might have been for their parents and grandparents before them. As more people enter the housing market, and the demand for homes increases, there begins to be a shortage of homes available. (more…)

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Jede fünfte Schulleitung will ihre Schule verlassen

Forschungsteam befragte Führungskräfte an Schulen in ganz Deutschland: Ideal und Berufsalltag klaffen oft weit auseinander

Jede fünfte Schulleitung in Deutschland würde lieber den Arbeitsplatz wechseln. Dies zeigt die für Deutschland repräsentative Studie „Leadership in German Schools (LineS2020)“ zu den Karrieren von Schulleiterinnen und Schulleitern. Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler der Universitäten Tübingen, Lüneburg und der Pädagogischen Hochschule der Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz hatten 405 Schulleitungen an allgemeinbildenden Schulen befragt. Unter anderem wollten sie herausfinden, warum Menschen eine Schulleitung annehmen (oder eben nicht), ob und warum sie einen Arbeitsplatzwechsel in Betracht ziehen und in welchem Maße dies einen Einfluss darauf hat, Schulen in Deutschland fit für die Zukunft zu machen. (more…)

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One in 10 low-income women sexually harassed by landlord, MU study finds

Law professor says study findings should be a wake-up call for policymakers

COLUMBIA, Mo. — During the past year, thousands of women have shared their stories about sexual harassment and assault as part of the Me Too movement. Although many of the stories have often been tied to superiors in the workplace, new research from the University of Missouri reveals another common threat to women, especially low-income women — their landlords. (more…)

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Wealth loss after 50 can be deadly

ANN ARBOR — A sudden loss of wealth in middle or old age can be financially devastating—and fatal.

According to a University of Michigan study, adults in their 50s and older who suffer a catastrophic loss of wealth have a 50-percent higher risk of dying than those who do not have such loss. The effect can last for two decades, and whether participants are very wealthy or have only modest savings makes no difference. (more…)

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