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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing titled Next Steps: The Road Ahead for the COVID-19 Response, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Americans need to be
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Jennifer Sutton, pictured with her children, quit her job this year to open Guest Haus Juicery & Matcha Bar in Park City, Utah. Courtesy: Jennifer Sutton Jennifer Sutton was burned out. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the 37-year-old advertising executive suddenly found herself juggling work and remote schooling for her two young children. Even when
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Inflation reality is biting, and consumers are noticing. Such an environment has been absent for years, so it’s time for investors to shift gears – and act. Inflation uptrends are unlike all other economic and market growth cycles. The negative results produce reactionary business, financial, government and consumer behavior that fosters the uptrend. Consumer Price
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Shoppers with bags from various stores stand next to each other as Black Friday sales begin at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass in Simpsonville, Kentucky, November 26, 2021. Jon Cherry | Reuters Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3% compared with 2019 levels, as Americans shifted more of their spending online and
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The University of Maryland The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images Across the country, colleges are in crisis. Fewer students went back to school again this year, dragging undergraduate enrollment down another 3.5% from last year, according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Combined with last autumn’s declines, the
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Do these 3 things for your student loans right now.s Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans With student loan relief ending soon, it’s time for you to take control of your student loans. Temporary student loan forbearance — which Congress created in March 2020 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic — will
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In 2015, Mark Cuban gave four entrepreneurs a valuable piece of advice for their start-up: “Don’t drown in opportunity.” They listened — at first. The four co-founders of Chicago-based Dude Wipes, a flushable toilet wipes company marketed towards men, met Cuban six years ago on Season 7 of ABC’s “Shark Tank.” After hearing their pitch,
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I first wrote about California private retirement plans some seven years ago in my article, The California Private Retirement Plan: Separating Fact From Fiction (12/28/2015). That article predicted the misuse of private retirement plans as asset protection vehicles, and that the California courts would make quick work of such misuse. In the case that shall
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skynesher After last year’s pandemic-related restrictions, many Americans are ready to embrace the holidays. But people should also invest a little time to get a jump-start on the upcoming tax season. There are still opportunities to lower tax bills, such as 401(k) contributions, tax-loss harvesting, charitable giving or Roth individual retirement account conversions. However, filers
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Simon Smith | E+ | Getty Images With U.S. markets slipping on Friday amid fears of a new Covid variant, you may be tempted to take some money off the table. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 900 points for the day, or 2.5%. The S&P 500, meanwhile, has slid 1.8%.  However, while selling
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Topline Shares of Covid-19 vaccine makers soared Friday as oil and stocks plunged marking their worst day of the year as fears over a new, possibly vaccine-resistant variant of coronavirus sent shockwaves through global markets and triggered new travel restrictions around the world.   Key Facts Shares of Moderna, BioNTech and Pfizer—which make some of the
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A pizzeria in North Babylon, New York, advertises available positions for wait staff and delivery drivers. Newsday LLC | Newsday | Getty Images It turns out the “Great Resignation” is more of a “Great Reckoning,” according to a survey by consulting firm Mercer. In other words, the movement is more about who is quitting their
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A court in Scotland has ruled that Scottish ministers do not have a “duty” to investigate Donald Trump’s purchase of Turnberry Golf Club using an “unexplained wealth order.” The ruling is a victory for the Trump Organization, which has always refused to answer questions about its funding for Turnberry Golf Club. The property is one
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