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A new nightmare for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

A new nightmare for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2019

The next big problem for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

A big problem looms for furloughed workers — preventing damage to their credit scores

The stakes are high for some federal employees during the government shutdown, especially those grappling with loans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Wilbur Ross says furloughed workers should take out a loan. His agency’s credit union is charging nearly 9%.

The commerce secretary made waves by saying he doesn’t understand why federal workers are visiting food banks during the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

Wilbur Ross says furloughed workers should take out a loan. His agency’s own credit union is charging nearly 9 percent

Ross made waves by saying he doesn’t understand why federal workers are visiting food banks during the partial government shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 24th, 2019

Hope you aren"t counting on getting a tax refund this winter

Millions of low-income households rely on the Earned Income Tax Credit to help them get through the winter. Too bad most IRS workers are furloughed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 19th, 2019

Personal Finance Daily: A new nightmare for furloughed workers and why Facebook causes depression

Friday’s top personal finance stories.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

UAW leader puts Detroit Three "on notice" ahead of contract talks

The leader of the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday warned that job security and preventing the shift of U.S. jobs to Mexico would be top priorities in contract talks with Detroit's automakers slated for later this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

IBM Scores Deal With US Credit Union Group to Use Hyperledger Blockchain

Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM's Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it's been working with......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 11th, 2019

11 surprising things that damage your credit score

A seemingly small stumble — such as forgetting to return library books — can cause your credit score to plummet......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2019

Cambria Magnificent Mile Hotel owner gets earful from Ohio lawmaker as strike drags on

As the hotel workers strike at the Cambria Magnificent Mile Hotel enters its sixth month, Ohio state legislators are starting to urge the hotel’s owner, the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), to get a deal. Scores of workers at the C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

The mere threat of another shutdown will do lasting damage to the federal workforce

How the looming chance of another shutdown can feel like the real thing for federal workers.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 2019

6 ways to keep a stellar credit score in retirement

Debt is on the rise for older Americans, so they also need to keep a sharper eye on their credit scores......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 8th, 2019

Thousands miss out on Earned Income Tax Credit because they don't file

Low- to moderate-income workers get relief. The Earned Income Tax Credit can.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 7th, 2019

Tech Fix: Are Your Children Racking Up Charges From Mobile Games? Here’s How to Fight Back

Parents are often surprised by unauthorized credit card charges. The culprit: Bait apps, which lure children into buying virtual junk online. Preventing these purchases isn’t easy, but it can be done......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 6th, 2019

Credit Suisse warns of higher tax rate under new U.S. rules

Credit Suisse expects a higher tax rate for 2018 than previously forecast, saying on Wednesday it expects to be hit by U.S. tax provisions aimed at preventing companies from shifting profits abroad......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Amazon provides life-saving safety vests to workers, preventing injuries from robots

According to multiple reports, Amazon workers across the country aresporting new vests that could save their lives......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

Janitors and Cooks Are Among Furloughed Federal Contract Workers Who Will Receive No Back Pay

Their average salary is $450-$650 per week. Relief must have been extraordinary last week for 800,000 federal employees when the 35-day government shutdown ended. Not only were they returning to work, they’re receiving back pay. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 29th, 2019

For furloughed workers, a return to work won’t mean business as usual

Management experts say it is likely to take longer for things to return to normal than in past furloughs, whether due to this partial shutdown’s historic length or the high number of vacancies in senior jobs......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 28th, 2019

These local business leaders want to put end to government gridlock

Robert Giaimo, the CEO of Silver Diner Inc., has over the years grown increasingly frustrated with political gridlock in Washington. The record 35-day partial government shutdown that furloughed 800,000 federal workers (and just ended — at least for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2019