When Adrienne Wootters was a young girl, she didn’t think she belonged working in science.
“[And] there was nothing in the curriculum … that said anything different to me,” she said. But a high school teacher encouraged her to pursue the discipline anyway, and that changed her life. She went on to earn a Ph.D., and is a physics professor at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.Wootters shared her experience Thursday at the ...
Many Canadians continue to struggle with high debt levels and some feel they have insufficient savings for the future. As Financial Literacy Month gets underway, new research by The Conference Board of Canada suggests that Canadians’ workplace productivity may be affected by stress surrounding their personal finances and employers have a role to play in improving their financial wellness. ...
Is cash dying? Visa CEO Al Kelly says that certainly is his goal—and you won’t hear any arguments from Millennials, who often view cash as a nuisance. Within 20 years there will be no more ATMs, one expert predicts.
Half of Sweden’s banks already do not keep any cash on hand. Amazon’s brick-and-mortar retail stores only accept credit cards and mobile payment methods. The Department of Motor Vehicles in Louisiana ditched cash last year. Boston’s transit ...
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