Personal Finance Daily: Over 100 million U.S. households paid no federal income tax last year, and advocates are pushing to hold college executives liable when their schools collapse or mislead students

Hi there, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:Over 100 million U.S. households paid no federal income tax last year ‘If this was a permanent and not a pandemic-driven phenomenon, this would be very troubling to me.’ Read More

Gov. DeSantis on Florida’s tourism boom: ‘When you reject lockdowns and unnecessary mandates, your economy will thrive’ The Sunshine State’s second-quarter domestic visitor numbers topped figures from 2019, but others wonder at what cost. Read MoreAdvocates are pushing to hold college executives liable when their schools collapse or mislead students ‘You often see this cast of characters show back up in other places,’ said David Bergeron, most recently a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Read MoreAt least 130 pet deaths potentially linked to Midwestern Pet Foods — here are the symptoms to watch for The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Midwestern Pet Foods after inspections of its manufacturing facilities revealed violations that may be linked to the deaths of more than 130 pets and the illness of at least 220 others. Read MoreEating 1 hot dog costs you 36 minutes of ‘healthy’ life, but a portion of nuts and seeds adds 25 minutes The Health Nutritional Index finds that substituting only 10% of the daily caloric intake of beef and processed meats for a diverse mix of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and select seafood could add 48 healthy minutes of life per day. Read MoreBiden administration to cancel $5.8 billion in student loans for disabled borrowers The announcement, which comes after years of pressure that spanned multiple administrations, will benefit 323,000 borrowers. Read MoreI bought a house with my boyfriend. I spent $30K on renovations. Now he wants to split the sale 50/50 — and says he lost the receipts ‘He said he doesn’t have his receipts to show what he contributed for the remodel.’ Read MoreHere’s how to live rent-free in a historic home ‘It’s one thing to watch HGTV and think, “Oh, I’m going to sand the balusters on the weekend,” and then you step into the house and see the raccoon guano hanging out of the ceiling and suddenly your romantic interests are crushed.’ Read MoreAs mortgage rates hover near historical lows, will Americans be able to take advantage of the savings? Supply restrictions and difficulty accessing credit could make the continued spate of low interest rates a wasted opportunity for many people. Read MoreThe 10 best cars for beach lovers Whether you’re taking the family to your local state beach or tackling sand, here are our picks for the best vehicles for that trip to the seaside. Read More

                  

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