The Agenda - 072

The Agenda is a curation of articles, videos, reports, businesses to support, and even social posts – just about any medium can make the agenda – that should be top of mind as you plan your next move. In each Agenda, you’ll find something of value.

In this edition we’ve included headlines on emergency savings, student loan debt, unemployment, going green, and more.

Remember, to start a business, level up, build generational wealth, or to just be ten toes down, you’ll need to know what’s happening around you. Stay up!
- 09/02/22 -

READ THIS: This is the minimum amount of cash you need to be prepared for an unexpected emergency, new data finds

According to a survey by LendingClub you should have at least $1,400 set aside for an emergency. Gone are the days of $400 emergency savings funds. The LendingClub and PYMNTS' survey found that 46% of U.S. consumers have had at least one unexpected expense in the last 90 days, and 56% of emergency expenses totaled more than $400.

READ THIS: ‘Too Good to Be True’: NH Gives Students $1,000 for Tutoring — Yet Sign-Ups Lag

New Hampshire offers access to free online tutoring for its students. Less than 1k students have taken advantage of the program. Families can find more information about the services through the State of New Hampshire’s website,, or by clicking the following article link.

READ THIS: 6 states could potentially charge borrowers income tax on their forgiven student loan debt

In some states, forgiven student loans will be subject to state income taxes.

READ THIS: You can visit these SoCal museums for free using your L.A. library card

Visit to use your L.A. library card to score free museum tickets.

READ THIS: The U.S. unemployment rate rose in August, and Black workers' labor force participation declined

The unemployment rate rose 0.2 percentage point to 3.7% in August, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

READ THIS: 7 Ways to Live Green on a Budget

Slowing the effects of global warming is a must. Going green, depending on your approach, can tally up a pretty large bill but the good news is, there’s a way to live life a little more green without all the added costs.