Abbreviated Reading List for July 10-11

Jul 10, 2021
Current Events

I was on vacation this week, but here are a few articles worth a look in case you haven't seen them.

  • This story hit NPR on Tuesday, and most news outlets followed with their own versions throughout the week. Watch out for “SHRINKFLATION.”
  • What are shrinking bond yields telling us investors think about inflation? (CNN)
  • What the Executive Order signed by President Biden this week means for various industries. (APNews)
  • One of the largest Federal Student Loan Servicers is quitting. What this could mean for those whose loans are serviced by Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. (Bolly Inside)
  • Survey suggests Americans are using cash to help stay on budget. (StudyFinds)
  • But May showed the largest annual increase in debt since 2016 as Americans reach for those credit cards once again. (



About the Author

Beth Tallman

Beth Tallman entered the working world armed with an MBA in finance and thoroughly enjoyed her first career working in manufacturing and telecommunications, including a stint overseas. She took advantage of an involuntary separation to try teaching high school math, something she had always dreamed of doing. When fate stepped in once again, Beth jumped on the opportunity to combine her passion for numbers, money, and education to develop curriculum and teach personal finance at Oberlin College. Beth now spends her time writing on personal finance and financial education, conducts student workshops, and develops finance curricula and educational content. She is also the Treasurer of Ohio Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.