Coping

Operation Bags Packed organizer Lauren Silva and Madison Marvel of Taunton shop at Staples for school supplies from donations. 
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Back-to-school shopping pricey from inflation. How are parents coping?

After two stressful, pandemic school years, parents looked forward to a normal year. But instead, they’re dealing with a different stress: inflation. Already squeezed by high food and fuel prices, parents now struggle with higher back-to-school costs. Far fewer parents this year said they can afford their kids’ back-to-school shopping without any issues, likely a result …

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Gen-Zers In Their First Bear Market: How They're Coping.

Gen-Zers In Their First Bear Market: How They’re Coping.

Ella Gupta made her first investment when she was 10. With the help of her parents, she took half the profits of her bracelet-making business and invested in the stock market. At 14, she opened a Roth IRA, after beginning her first job cleaning dental instruments. Now, at 17, Gupta is confronting her first bear …

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