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How to Develop Extraordinary Resilience

Getting better at bouncing back and pushing ahead, with the help of your difficulties

A Self-Sufficient Mind

Our mind is constantly trying to squeeze thought from neurons, but we can teach it how to rest

Number of Americans Filing for Unemployment Edges Up After 4 Weeks of Declines

The number of American workers filing for unemployment edged up last week following four consecutive weeks of declines

8 Secrets for Health and Healing

Aging well takes a lifetime-and results can be dramatic

'I Was Very Rude': Man Sends Apology Note and $100 Tip to Restaurant Staff for His Behavior

The letter referred to an incident that occurred on July 5 at around 5–6 p.m. The man yelled at Ramsey and her colleague Michelle Kender at the podium and left because the wait was longer than he expected.

5 Myths About Inflation: The Truth Behind Rising Rates

It can be helpful to look at what we know-and don't know-about inflation. Following are common misconceptions surrounding periods of high inflation, along with the truth behind these myths.

A Guide to Mastering Your Fear

Beneath our retreat to comfort is often a fear of being inadequate

Dairy Farmers to Be Compensated for Losses From Pandemic-Related Price Volatility

Under the USDA's new Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program, qualified dairy farmers will be reimbursed for 80 percent of the revenue difference per month based on an annual production of up to 5 million pounds of milk marketed and on fluid milk sales from July through December 2020.

Home Construction Slumps as Supply Constraints Weigh on Production

Housing starts fell 7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.534 million units last month, according to a Commerce Department report.

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic-Era Low

After surging to a series high of 6.2 million weekly claims in April 2020, initial filings have fallen steadily, aside from several minor upticks, though they remain well above the pre-pandemic weekly average of around 220,000.

Hiring Crunch Drags Down Small Business Revenues

A new survey by Salesforce (pdf) shows that 53.3 percent of small and medium-sized businesses said staffing issues have been a drag on revenues.

T-Mobile Says Data on Over 48 Million People Stolen by Hackers

The stolen data includes customer names, dates of birth, social security numbers, and driver's license information.

Homebuilder Confidence Drops to 13-Month Low on High Material Costs and Surging Home Prices

The HMI index component that gauges current sales conditions fell five points to 81 in August, while the part that measures traffic of prospective buyers also recorded a five-point drop to 60.

Retail Sales Fall In July, Driven by Sharp Drop In Auto Buying

Excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials, and food services, retail sales fell 1.0 percent in July after an upwardly revised 1.4 percent increase in June.

Single-Family Home Prices Soar by 23 Percent, Sharpest Rise on Record

The median price of an existing single-family home surged by 22.9 percent in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the year-ago period, hitting an all-time high of $357,900, the NAR said in an Aug. 12 report.