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Did state cuts to unemployment benefits get people back to work in June?

Economists say it's too soon to tell if state withdrawals from federal benefit programs are having an impact on job growth.

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Starting college in the fall? How to decide the right amount to borrow

Students will soon have to make decisions around how much to borrow for college. Here's some advice from experts.

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Op-ed: Recreational pot is legal in New York. Four factors that could strengthen the cannabis sector

The Empire State’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana is just the first step toward establishing a competitive and fair market.

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How to rebuild your personal finances during an economic recovery

Here's what experts recommend Americans focus on financially as the economy reopens and recovers from the pandemic.

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It's unclear whether state cuts to unemployment benefits got people back to work in June

Economists say it's too soon to tell if state withdrawals from federal benefit programs are having an impact on job growth.

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As stimulus check petition hits 2.5 million signatures, Americans ask: 'Will there be a fourth payment?'

With many Americans still struggling to recover financially from the Covid-19 pandemic, many are asking whether a fourth stimulus check could happen.

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Congress may curb abuses of this charitable deduction used by the wealthy

Wealthy Americans can claim tax deductions for preserving land.

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A Quantum Leap for Financial Services

FCA Insights | Jul 4, 2021 The financial services industry has always been at the forefront of technology, from the invention of the ATM in the 1960s to electronic trading and the growing world of financial technology (FinTech) today. However, a new player - quantum information technologies (QIT) - has the potential to revolutionise how financial


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4 Online Marketing Strategies to Expand Your Digital Presence and Boost Your Sales

Guest Post | July 7 , 2021 Without the right online marketing strategies, keeping up with the ever changing ecommerce landscape and running successful campaigns become exceedingly challenging. Failing to create, maintain, and refine agile marketing strategies, such as streamlining and scaling your content marketing process, also leads to wasted resources and little returns for


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Will the post-Covid world include a 4-day workweek? As Kickstarter tests it out, some predict it will catch on

As employees report burnout and some threaten to quit their jobs, employers are rethinking flexibility. Some, like Kickstarter, are trying a four-day workweek.

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U.S.-listed shares of China companies drop on fears of more crackdowns

Tencent Music, JD.com and Alibaba were down after Chinese officials blocked downloads of Didi.

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Fed officials express skepticism about a U.S. central bank digital currency

Reuters | Jonnelle Marte | Jun 28, 2021 June 28 (Reuters) - Two Federal Reserve officials on Monday expressed strong skepticism about the need for the central bank to issue a digital currency, saying that many dollar transactions are already virtual and some of the potential benefits of an official digital currency may be accomplished


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Cloud’s trillion-dollar prize is up for grabs

McKinsey | Feb 26, 2021 Cloud has immense potential, but most companies are only scratching the surface. Recent research clarifies where the value lies—and how to capture it before competitors do. More companies are starting to see the real benefits of cloud, 6 which has been long heralded as a catalyst for innovation and digital


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3 Key Takeaways: FATF’s Latest 12-Month Virtual Assets Review

Elliptic | David Carlisle | Jul 5, 2021 Today the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global standard-setter for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), released its second 12-month review on virtual assets (You can read our summary of its first report from July 2020 report here). The FATF’s report provides an


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Biden administration makes it easier to qualify for Covid-19 funeral reimbursement

FEMA now lets applicants for Covid funeral assistance receive funds even if the death certificate of a loved one doesn't cite the virus as a cause of death.

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