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Current News

This guide offers a starting point in finding current news publications via the Bentley Library. Includes U.S. news, international news, and more. Includes directions on how to register for NYT, WSJ, and FT accounts.

The Financial Times

Financial Times Corporate Logo

Current Bentley University students, faculty and staff members now have free access to the Financial Times website. The Bentley Library has a subscription that gives members of the Bentley community full access to the content on the website. Users can also use their mobile devices to access the Financial Times.

How to Get Started

Register for an Account:

  • Go to
  • You will be brought to the homepage. Click the Sign In option. Enter your Bentley email address. 
  • You will see the following screen:

Financial Times Bentley Sign In Screen

  • Click the "SSO Sign in" button to continue.
  • You will be brought to a Bentley Sign In Screen. Proceed to log in as you do for other Bentley applications with your Bentley email address and network password. Note: Two-Factor Authentication is enabled. You will need to have your phone or other device available to authenticate via DUO.
  • Complete the Financial Times account creation form with your information. You will be asked to set a password for your Financial Times account on this screen which you can use when logging in to the next time.
  • You will see a confirmation screen if you have registered successfully. 

Enjoy your access! 

Mobile Apps

Financial Times apps are available for iOS and Android. To download the free apps, visit

Setting up FT Topics and Alerts

FT Topics allow you to automatically organize news relevant to your interests and research and to receive Alerts based on those Topics.

Learn more about selecting topics and setting up alerts:

Important: Copyright Notice & Permitted Uses

All users are responsible for adhering to the Financial Times Copyright Policy and permitted uses as described on their website:


Why can’t I log in?

You must create your account using your Bentley University email address. If you have created an account with a non-Bentley email, your account may have been suspended.

Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Where else can I get the Financial Times? Is there an easier place I can search past issues?

The website subscription allows access to breaking news as well as blogs and other online content not included in the Bentley Library's databases while the databases allow more powerful searching capabilities. 

Students, staff and faculty who wish to use the Financial Times for research should access the paper via the following database:

Research Help

Bentley Reference librarians are here to assist with your research. We can help with selecting search tools, finding and evaluating sources, and citing sources. 

Here are the ways that you can get research help during our hours:


Research Consultations

While you can always reach out to us using the contact methods above, you can schedule an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one assistance with research. 48 hours advanced notice appreciated for scheduling purposes. Schedule an appointment here.