Month: August 2021

Jianbi Chen | iStock | Getty Images Now that struggling renters are no longer protected by a national ban on evictions, it has become even more pressing for those households to get approved for federal rental assistance. Congress has allocated more than $45 billion in rental assistance to address the crisis hitting tenants and their
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zimmytws | iStock | Getty Images A new report released by the Social Security Administration on Tuesday reveals new estimates of just how much the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the program’s already ailing trust funds. The results show the funds from which the program pays benefits have been “significantly affected” by both the pandemic and
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In this article ZM Zoom CEO Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom shares fell 11% in extended trading on Monday after the video-calling software maker reported fiscal second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ expectations, but showed slowing growth versus the
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Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s governor, speaks at a news conference after touring the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center Covid-19 vaccination site in Edison, New Jersey on January 15, 2021. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy issued a warning Monday to residents who haven’t yet received a Covid vaccine,
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House speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at a rally organized by the “Paid Leave for All” cross-country bus tour on Aug., 2021 in Washington, D.C. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images Earlier this month, Paid Leave for All wrapped up a two-week nationwide campaign tour that included 10 states and 14 stops. The
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Prostock-Studio | iStock | Getty Images If you get your health insurance through the public marketplace and are nearing age 65, don’t forget about Medicare. The general rule is that you must enroll when you reach that age unless you have qualifying coverage elsewhere — and plans through the exchanges (whether federal or state) do
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