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Rising Education Levels Provide Diminishing Economic Boost

The U.S. lacks a key ingredient that helped propel it to economic dominance in the 20th century: productivity gains from higher education. Figuring out why could help influence the economy’s long-term trajectory once it emerges from the coronavirus crisis.

In 2009, President Obama, worried about the economy’s global standing, set a goal for the U.S. to have the world’s most-educated workforce by 2020.

The share of U.S. workers with college degrees has grown significantly, even if the country fell short of his goal. But those gains haven’t translated into a substantial productivity boost as Mr. Obama and economists hoped.

Rising education levels—first in high school, then in college and graduate school—helped fuel strong economic growth in the latter half of the past century. In 1910, just 14% of Americans age 25 or older had a high-school diploma and just 3% had a bachelor’s degree, census data show. By 2000, 84%

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Money Experts Share the Smartest Ways To Boost Your Net Worth

Once you’ve reached the phase of your financial life when you’ve paid off your debts and have a healthy emergency fund tucked away in a savings account, it’s time to shift your focus to building your net worth. GOBankingRates spoke with four money experts on how they accumulated wealth, and their personal finance journeys can inspire you to do the same.

Click through to find out how to increase your wealth.

Last updated: Jan. 8, 2019

Starting Your Journey Toward Financial Success

“Financial success” means different things to different people, but if your goal is to increase your overall wealth, you might not know how to start. Keep reading to learn experts’ tried-and-true tips to improve your net worth.

Start With Cutting Out Unnecessary Expenses

“Set a weekly and monthly budget and stick to it no matter how tempted you are to buy those concert tickets or daily iced coffee

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Debut of Double Palme d’Or Winner Emir Kusturica Given Boost Online by Locarno (EXCLUSIVE)

“Do You Remember Dolly Bell?,” the directorial debut of iconic Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica, has joined Heritage Online, the Locarno Film Festival’s recently launched platform for classic movies.

Set in Sarajevo in the mid-1960s, the film—an irreverent, coming-of-age story about a young man who falls in love with a prostitute—earned Kusturica the Golden Lion for best first film at the Venice Film Festival in 1981. It was the first of several prestigious international awards the director has won over the course of his heralded career, including the Palme d’Or for “When Father Was Away on Business” (1985) and “Underground” (1995).

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“Dolly Bell” is the highlight of a rich trove of films that Film Center Sarajevo is trying to bring back into the public eye, according to the center’s director, Ines Tanović. The FCS has the rights to 88 films produced in modern-day Bosnia-Herzegovina between 1950 and 1994,

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‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Jurassic Park’ 4DX Screenings to Boost Reopened Cineworld U.K.

Cineworld will begin reopening its cinemas in England with a lineup featuring a special 4DX screening program that includes four films projected for the first time in the chain’s exclusive multi-sensory 4DX extreme cinema format.

Christopher Nolan’s “Inception,” Chris Columbus’ “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” Alfonso Cuarón’s “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” and Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” will get Cineworld’s 4DX treatment in 24 cinemas across England. They will be joined in cinemas this weekend by “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” previously screened in 4DX by Cineworld.

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4DX screenings use in-room practical effects such as motion, water, wind, scent and lighting, timed to what’s happening on the screen. Utilizing high-tech motion programming, audience members’ seats also move in synch with the film’s action.

During the COVID downtime, Cineworld executed full scale refurbishments and special

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This training bundle gives your brain a serious boost

This training bundle gives your brain a serious boost
This training bundle gives your brain a serious boost

TL;DR: The Supercharged Brain Training bundle is on sale for £15.86 as of July 17, saving you 96% on list price.

No matter who you are, if you’re a living, breathing human in the world today, you’re forced to absorb a colossal amount of information on a daily basis.

The only way to handle the influx of knowledge thrown at you is by training your brain. That’s where the Supercharged Brain Training bundle comes in.

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This bundle combines four in-depth online courses to help you exercise your brain. After all, your brain, like any other part of your body, needs exercise to be as flexible, versatile, powerful, and effective as it can possibly be. It features nearly 20 hours of neurologically-proven strategies broken up into over 100 different lessons

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Trump’s push to reopen schools part of bid to boost suburban standing

By James Oliphant and Jarrett Renshaw

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s demand for U.S. schools to fully reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic is central to an emerging re-election strategy that seeks to resuscitate his flagging support in the nation’s critical suburbs.

Trump in recent weeks has taken stances on hot-button issues his campaign hopes will appeal to suburban voters, particularly women, who have soured on the Republican president since his 2016 election and continue to move away as the virus rages across the country and the economy sputters.

Along with aggressively pushing for students to return to classrooms – “Schools must be open in the Fall,” he tweeted on Friday – Trump has warned of rising urban crime rates and threats to civil order in the wake of protests over racial injustice while pointing to the vibrant stock market as a marker of economic health.

The messaging

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