News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
Women break into their savings to cover all kinds of expenses: home down payments, repairs, medical bills. That can hurt them years later.
A neuroscience image sleuth finds signs of fabrication in scores of Alzheimer’s articles, threatening a reigning theory of the disease
A tech entrepreneur turned academic takes on the “disruption myth.” Big companies, he argues, have built software moats against rivals.
Jim Bintliff collects the Delaware River mud that is smeared on Major League baseballs to make them less slippery. But that tradition is in jeopardy.
Jen Miller might not be the best—or youngest— surfer out there, but she’s certainly one of the most grateful.