Pandemic pushes big-city dreamers out of Shanghai

Mar 30, 2021
Workers from rural China came to Shanghai in search of better lives, a challenge even in good times. Then the COVID-19 lockdown hit.
Parents boast about their unmarried children's achievements on handwritten notes taped to umbrellas at Shanghai's People's Park. The ads bring China's urban-rural divide into sharp focus.
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Caution: Chasing a dream doesn't always work out

Mar 29, 2013
Chasing your dream can take a lot of time and cash. And there's no guarantee that doing what you love will work out exactly as you had hoped.

This loan costs 5% of your salary... for the next decade

Mar 14, 2013
Young go-getters can get funding to pursue their dream careers through a startup called Pave. The catch? Prospects agree to fork over about five percent of their income for the following 10 years.

To sleep, perchance to dream... about money

Jun 1, 2012
Psychologist Michael Lennox discusses the meaning of money in your dreams.
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