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What the banking crisis means for mortgage rates

Anna Bahney, CNN March 24, 2023

CNN–Mortgage rates have taken would-be buyers on a ride this year — and it’s only March. Generally, home buyers can anticipate mortgage rates to move down through the rest of this year as the banking...

The current minimum wage in Ohio is $10.10/hour.

OPINION: The cost of living is unrealistic for college students

Audrey Trevarthan, Opinion Writer February 7, 2023

The cost of living refers to the amount of money required to support one's necessities, such as housing, food, clothing, transportation and insurance. For a college student who is responsible for their...

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan, left, and Republican J.D. Vance debated Monday night in Ohio.

Five takeaways from Ohio’s US Senate debate

Dan Merica, CNN October 13, 2022

(CNN) -- The debate between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance in Ohio's closer-than-expected Senate contest began with a testy exchange on the economy and quickly devolved from there into a contentious...

Kent State University students adjust to rising economy, inflation costs

Chloe Robertson, Reporter October 8, 2022

Kent State University students are adjusting to the increased inflation rates and economic status of the U.S. Across the country, prices for gas and food continue to increase and college tuition has...

Dining Plan costs increase over the last five years

Alex Delaney-Gesing September 25, 2016

For Kent State students, venturing to one of the more than 20 food establishments on campus is often the easiest and fastest way to feed their grumbling stomachs in-between class schedules. Purchasing...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at

Opinion: Tuition Troubles

Albert Fisler April 10, 2014

As college students, we know very well the staggering cost of tuition as well as the hole it leaves in our wallets or the debt left to pay in the future. However, we’ve all seen the benefit of a college...

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