Other people's business, Wednesday 28 March
Oil, financial literacy, and what does a housing recovery even look like?
1. Pricey exploration means dear oil is here to stay, (Reuters)
Gas guzzlers may wait in vain for a return to cheap oil, write Christopher Swann and Kevin Allison.
2. Improving your financial literacy is a good investment, (Washington Post)
Consumers don’t have a good grasp of personal finance issues, writes Michelle Singletary.
3. Ally’s mortgage misery needs a clean ending, (Reuters)
Ally Financial finally seems to have woken up to the need to get rid of its ailing mortgage unit, write Agnes T. Crane and Antony Currie.
4. What does a housing recovery even look like? (Washington Post)
But the mixed signals from the sector make it hard to tell how far we’ve come, writes Suzy Khim.
5. Public and private sector pay comparisons don't add up, (Guardian)
Pay experts are right to dismiss like-for-like pay figures by the ONS, writes Philp Inman.
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