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Holiday gift-givers want their money to matter. Companies, large and small, are taking notice.

Many shoppers want their money to matter in a year when a pandemic has battered small businesses and a harsh light has been shined on racial inequities.

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Congress stalled on stimulus talks and time is running as millions face a 'benefits cliff'

Another weekly boost to unemployment benefits would most likely be part of any upcoming stimulus bill. However, negotiations are currently at an impasse.

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Rising costs, less in savings: How the pandemic is slamming the ‘sandwich generation’

In a new survey, 54% of respondents said they were spending more each month on caregiving since the start of the crisis.

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For families with multiple generations under one roof, the pandemic has brought unique challenges

Living with extended family can provide emotional and financial support. It's also been a challenge during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Faked deaths, underwater getaways. Here's how to protect yourself from rogue financial advisors

Financial advisors commit investment fraud every year. Here are the red flags consumers should watch for before and during engagement with a money manager.

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Pre-IPO Investing: Exploring Secondary Investments

Secondary offerings can provide a chance for liquidity pre-exit for early investors, and an opportunity for other investors to get in on a company that is not raising a new round of capital. Continue reading

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Evictions have led to hundreds of thousands of additional Covid-19 cases, research finds

Expiring state eviction bans have led to hundreds of thousands of additional coronavirus cases, new research finds.

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'America’s Got Talent' winner to use windfall to wipe out college debt

Brandon Leake, the latest winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent," plans to use his prize money to pay off his student debt.

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Beam customers are getting money back, but savings app still faces federal investigation

Despite customers getting their money, the Federal Trade Commission is still seeking a court order against alleged “deceptive acts” by Beam.

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Working remotely from different states? You could face additional state taxes next year

Working remotely from different states? You could face new tax obligations next year.

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Main Street pins hopes on Small Business Saturday sales to help stay afloat

It's uncertain how Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28 will move the needle and help the millions of business owners on Main Street struggling to survive.

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5 steps business owners can take to trim their 2020 taxes

We still don't know whether taxes will rise next year, but one thing's for sure: You can still act now to lower your 2020 tax bill.

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We’re the first neo-bank to break-even, says Starling Bank

AltFi | Daniel Lanyon | Nov 20, 2020 A boom in business banking has helped boost Starling Bank’s coffers. Strong momentum in new customer accounts and increasing revenues have prompted digital bank Starling to break even, according to a trading update for the three months to 31 October. Starling Bank, which was launched by Anne Boden five years ago,

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Anti-spending movement gains momentum ahead of Black Friday

Holiday debt typically rises every year, but in 2020 financial experts caution shoppers to stick to a budget.

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The market is looking for clues from the Fed on whether it will adjust bond buying

The Fed could provide clues about whether it intends to change its bond buying program when it releases its minutes Wednesday.

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