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There"s a simple and effective way the government can help Americans through devastating emergencies like the pandemic: just give people cash

Dolly Parton gave over a thousand Tennessee wildfire victims $1,000 per month, and the process shows how successful direct cash assistance i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2020

Cash Is the New Safe Haven as Crypto, Gold Continue to Tank

It turns out cold, hard cash with a helping of government bonds - not bitcoin or gold - is where people turn in the face of a pandemic and "apocalyptic" market turmoil......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 13th, 2020

There"s a simple way for the government to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus: give every American cash

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty Images So far the federal government's response to the coronavirus .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2020

As Anger Grows, Greek Government Announces Fire Aid

Greece’s cash-strapped government has unveiled a slate of financial measures to aid people affected by the country’s devastating wildfires, responding to rising anger over what many see as a bungled evacuation and weak prevention efforts......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 26th, 2018

Business in the Age of COVID-19: The pandemic has more than doubled Americans’ use of food-delivery apps, but that doesn’t mean the companies are making money

Delivery apps have become more important for both business owners and their customers as more people order takeout and groceries during the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 38 min. ago

This Thanksgiving’s trends: Bigger grocery bills, fewer people around the table

The Covid-19 pandemic has Americans planning smaller Thanksgiving get-togethers but spending more on their food and drink spread. That’s according to LendingTree, which surveyed more than 2,000 people about their holiday spending plans.  Plans .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 8 min. ago

: COVID-19 spread when 5 million people left Wuhan for Chinese New Year, yet 50 million Americans will still travel for Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than a quarter million people in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2020

: COVID-19 spread when 5 million people left Wuhan for Chinese New Year, yet 50 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than a quarter million people in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2020

: COVID-19 spread when 5 million people left Wuhan for Chinese New Year. 50 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than a quarter million people in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2020

A divided government means Biden won"t be able to do much, except in one area where most Americans want change

Opinion: Americans say they want a more restrained foreign policy, and Joe Biden can give it to them, writes Defense Priorities fellow Bonnie Kristian. President-elect J.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2020

Nearly 40% of Americans planned in-person Thanksgiving events with at least 10 people, flouting public health recommendations to keep celebrations virtual amid the pandemic, survey says

The survey also revealed that a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2020

6 ways the pandemic has changed how people manage and spend their money

Many Americans are reducing their overall sp.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 28th, 2020

More Americans are being infected with the coronavirus than at any time during the pandemic, but people are too tired to care

The US recorded 83,000 n.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

: What pandemic? Many people are still optimistic about their retirement prospects — although maybe they shouldn’t be

Some Americans feel good about their future retirements, others not so much......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2020

Best New Ideas in Money: It took a pandemic for Americans to use this health-care innovation

‘You hear people in the telehealth industry talking about what they've been working on for 10-plus years. In a matter of weeks they had more accomplishments than over that entire decade.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2020

Oregon sends Covid-19 vaccine distribution plan to feds, with phased approach

People who are critical to the pandemic response and those at highest risk for developing severe illness are among those who would be first in line when a safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine becomes available, under a draft plan the Oregon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: China warns U.S. it may detain Americans in response to prosecutions of Chinese scholars

Chinese government officials are warning their American counterparts they may detain U.S. nationals in China in response to the Justice Department’s prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2020

When your last $166 vanishes: ‘Fast fraud’ surges on payment apps

In the pandemic, people have flocked to instant payment apps like Cash App, PayPal’s Ve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2020

While the world is gripped by COVID-19, another devastating health threat is building — this one from bacteria

Diseases caused by bacteria already kill 700,000 people every year. The threat is slowly growing, with few ways to stop it. As bacteria becomes more resistant, the spread of disease is slowly growing to become a pandemic-leve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2020

Eight Arizona billionaires on Forbes" latest list of richest Americans

Eight Arizonans appear on Forbes’ latest list of the 400 richest people in America, and more than half of them saw their wealth increase during a year marked by the global Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2020

Reparations for Black Americans would cost trillions of dollars, and it"s time the US government paid up

It's clear that amidst the pandemic and reckoning over racial justice that the US government should move forward with a reparations program. getty In a new paper, we at the Review of B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 24th, 2020