Disney Set to Pay Full-Tuition For Over 80K of Its Hourly Workers

Some of The Walt Disney Company’s employees recently received great news from their employers. Several thousand of Disney’s workers are set to receive a full-tuition payment from their employers. These workers will be able to use the funds towards either a college degree or a high school diploma. Employees may also use the payments to learn a new skill. Eighty thousand hourly workers will be eligible for Disney’s new program. Some workers will enroll in online classes starting this fall. The company began its “Disney Aspire” program with a $50…

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U.S. Stocks At All-Time High, Reports of Longest Bull Market Ever

U.S. stocks have been trending upwards recently, reaching an all-time high on Tuesday. U.S. stocks previously reached a record high in late January. The recent upward trend can mainly be attributed to tech and utility companies. S&P 500 set a new intra-day record of 2,872.93 at 1:00 PM, finishing with 2,873.23 later on the day. This achievement was only strengthened by the fact that, after Wednesday, the United States will have reached its longest bull market ever. These two record-breaking achievements come after a drop in U.S. stocks occurred in February. While this…

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NYU is now offering full-tuition coverage for medical students

According to The Wall Street Journal, New York University will begin to offer free tuition to all its medical students in the near future. They are the first major medical university to do this, and they have done so in a way that further develops the topic of education affordability in the U.S. Average tuition for an NYU medical student is fifty-five thousand dollars, and the coverage will be effective immediately. At the time that the university reported this, they had raised about 450$ million out of the 600$ million…

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Fox earnings and revenue turned higher than expected by Wall Street

On Thursday, Twenty-first Century Fox announced that its revenue and earnings had surpassed Wall Street expectations, mainly due to TV and film-related businesses. Fox earned a whopping 920$ million in net income during the first fiscal quarter of the year. When comparing this year’s earnings to last year’s, the recent income is just a bit double that amount. These earnings rose to 57 cents a share, with a revenue growth of 18 percent. Cable network programming had a 14% increase in revenue during the past three months, and the one from the…

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Business Insider Asked 17 People in New York What It Means to Be Rich

Business Insider has recently released the outcome of a set of interviews conducted in New York. The subjects, who were different ages and were from different backgrounds, were asked what it meant to be rich. This question seemed to garner two types of responses. Some stated that emotional fulfillment and support from one’s loved ones make one truly rich, while others focused on financial stability and the responsibility that comes with daily expenses. A woman in her early fifties gave a very telling response. She stated: To be rich is…

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