Wealth

The House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package Friday, which would provide another round of stimulus checks to millions of eligible Americans and extend expanded unemployment benefits, among other provisions. The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions, or HEROES, Act, clocks in at over 1,800 pages and could provide some additional
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In a press conference May 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that 66% of new hospitalizations in New York for Covid-19 were people who had been staying home. “This is a surprise: Overwhelmingly, the people were at home,” Cuomo said. “We thought maybe they were taking public transportation, and we’ve taken special precautions on public transportation,
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Nearly 36.5 million people have filed unemployment claims in the past two months as a result of the coronavirus crisis, with 2.981 million of those claims being filed for the week ending May 9. Though the pandemic has undoubtedly impacted millions of Americans, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women are disproportionately feeling the
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On Friday the 13th this past March, I was laid off from my full-time associate editor job at a Manhattan-based trade publication. I wasn’t surprised, but I was scared. After getting off the video call with my boss, I received the official termination letter. “Please see attached,” the email read. “Wishing you only good fortune.” “It
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As the country braces for yet another brutal week of job losses, it’s increasingly clear that the pain — like the coronavirus itself — is spreading unequally, with women disproportionately slammed. We’re in a full-blown “she-cession.” Women accounted for 55% of the 20.5 million jobs lost in April, with especially high unemployment rates for those
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As many restaurants around the world remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, one restaurant in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is experimenting with a new way to dine out. Mediamatic ETEN, a vegan restaurant at the arts center Mediamatic Biotoop, set up greenhouses to test out allowing diners to follow social distancing measures while still eating
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The coronavirus-induced economic shutdown has left millions across the U.S. jobless, with business owners struggling to remain open and unsure how to move forward. Because of this, the financial savvy investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” shared a few pieces of advice during Friday’s episode – including how to save, handle rent and remain productive at home
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More than 70% of married couples choose to completely combine their finances, according to Kasey Eickmeyer, a postdoctoral researcher at Rutgers University. That means they’ll also face a lifetime of financial logistics to work through together. It’s important for couples to understand that ”marriage is a legal merger between two people,” says Kristin O’Keeffe Merrick, a financial advisor of O’Keeffe
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A former home of Walt Disney is on the market for $1.1 million.  The mid-century modern ranch is known as Disney’s “technicolor dream house” because of the “vibrant” decor throughout, according to listing agent Micheal Erives. Located in Palm Springs, California, the property was built for Disney and his wife, Lillian, in 1962, according to the
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On March 16, San Francisco Mayor London Breed issued a stay-at-home order for the city, forcing many local businesses to shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. One of those businesses was popular flower company Farmgirl Flowers, which was started over nine years ago by Christina Stembel. The company, which provides customized flower arrangements to clients across
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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is not shy regarding his opinion of legendary investor Warren Buffett. He once called Buffett’s signature investment strategy ”lame” on a Tesla earnings call. And on Thursday’s episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast, Musk said he’s not the “biggest fan” of Buffett, whose job is “boring” but “important.” Buffett came
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