How to get a new job, even if you don’t have a college degree

A few weeks ago, a friend emailed me a link to an article about the job market.He’d been laid off from a job he loved and couldn’t find a job, so he thought, I might as well check it out.A couple of days later, I received an email that I didn’t recognize from my friend.I […]

How the stock market is doing on the eve of the Federal Reserve’s next move

A major stock market rally is coming on Friday.And the Federal Bank of New York says it expects it to be a good one.The stock market rose 1.4% to close at $2,974.09 on Friday, a new record high for the day.The S&P 500 rose 1% to 3,569.80.That’s the biggest gain in the S&amps stock index […]

Stockport Education Welfare Service, which provides social services, to be shut down

The Stockport Welfare Service (SWS) will be closed down by the Department of Education, in a move that has come as a shock to thousands of people.The decision was announced on Thursday evening and comes after weeks of turmoil and confusion following the announcement of the closing of the SWS.It is the latest in a […]

How to make the most of a good teacher

New York’s public schools are struggling to keep up with the demands of the new digital age, but they’re also struggling to educate the kids who live there.In a new series of interviews, I ask teachers and principals what lessons they want to learn from the school system’s digital divide.Here are some of my favorite […]

How to protect yourself against fraud, and what to do if it does happen

In the age of the Facebook ads, how to deal with the false claims that your children or grandchild has been enrolled at a school?And how to respond if your child or grandparent is misdiagnosed as a student?The answers to these and other questions are here.It is a subject that has been the focus of […]