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ECO101: Personal Finance (Prof. Ball): Current Events Assignment

For Prof. Sammantha Ball's Current Events assignment.

Searching Library Databases

Some of the links below lead to library databases. Check out these links for tips if needed:


For basic demographics (people, income, ages, home ownership, etc.), start with these U.S. Census Bureau websites. These free government websites will not create citations. 

Use These to Research Companies

These business databases list company information. 

Download charts and graphs about your company with these: 

Current Events Assignment

Use the business databases below to search for an article related to topics covered in class: budgeting, insurance, investment, estate planning, etc.

Search tips: 

  • Log in with your college username and password when prompted. 
  • Limit your search by adding a second subject. Here's an example:
    • budgeting
      AND "college students"

  • Limit by date and to a specific publication if wanted.