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Personal Finance Daily: Parent rips mask off teacher as fury over school mask mandates escalates, and disgruntled HR exec trashed personnel files and deleted 17,000 resumes after being fired — now faces up to 15 years in prison

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This is what most Americans say ‘cancel culture’ really means

A Pew Research survey shows that American adults are most likely to associate cancel culture with accountability. Read More

Ex-Marshall University student pleads guilty in alleged romance scam that used fake Chris Hemsworth and Blake Shelton as bait

The ring allegedly bilked more than 200 mostly elderly victims out of $2.5 million, prosecutors say. Read More

Extra unemployment benefits helped keep the economy afloat — here’s how much they boosted spending

The extra $600 a week unemployed Americans received in the first half of 2020 helped keep their spending levels higher than what they were prior to the pandemic, according to JPMorgan Chase Institute research. Read More

‘Do not fight mask wars in our schools’ — Parent rips mask off teacher as fury over school mask mandates escalates

One Austin, Texas superintendent is urging his community to give educators ‘space and grace.’ Read More

Health insurers can’t charge higher premiums to those who don’t get a COVID-19 vaccine — but those people still could wind up paying more

Life insurers can take COVID-19 vaccination status into account when setting premiums. Read More

The 10 Most Affordable Lake Towns in America, 2021

In today’s overheated housing market, is the concept of owning your own waterfront home a punishing fantasy or an achievable reality? Read More

Home building slumps in July as developers remain wary of high construction costs

The red-hot housing market appears to be returning to a pre-pandemic normal pace of business. Read More

‘I get really anxious money-wise because I don’t know whether things are going to shut down again’

The financial toll from the coronavirus pandemic has upended Latino millennials’ lives. Read More

Disgruntled HR executive trashed personnel files and deleted 17,000 resumes after being fired — now faces up to 15 years in prison

Prosecutors say Medghyne Calonge deleted thousands of prospective employees’ resumes at 1-800-Accountant, seriously disrupting business. Read More

Colorado River shortage should push homeowners everywhere to be smarter about water — here’s how

The persistent drought in the U.S. West, including this week’s announcement of the first-ever water shortage for the Colorado River and vital Lake Mead, prompts a fresh look at how much water is wasted in homes across the country. Read More

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