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Black-owned businesses report boost in sales and interest on Blackout Day

"Anytime you can bring in new customers to Black-owned businesses, it's a great thing," Michael De Los Santos, owner of Mike D's BBQ, said.

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Dividend payments plunge by $42.5 billion in worst quarter for income investors since financial crisis

Companies struggling to get through the pandemic slashed the amount of money they returned to shareholders through dividends in the second quarter.

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Op-ed: How the widening wealth gap became color-blind

Financial advisor Ivory Johnson, founder of Delancey Wealth Management and a member of the CNBC FA Council, writes this was all bound to happen sooner or later, and that any good thief will steal from anyone he can get his hands on, if he can get away with it time and time again.

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Americans lost $77 million to Covid-19 fraud — and that's just the 'tip of the iceberg'

Americans have lost about $77 million to fraud during the coronavirus crisis, according to the Federal Trade Commission. That's likely a vast undercount.

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The billionaires and country clubs that received small business loans from the government

The individuals and companies that received more than $150,000, included large companies and billionaires that had access to other sources of capital and have recovered quickly from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Use these 6 tips to teach your kids lifelong money lessons during the pandemic

Plenty of people find it hard to make good financial decisions. We can hardly expect kids to navigate the world of money without some guidance from their parents.

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New regime needed to take on tech giants

Competition Markets Authority | Release | Jul 1, 2020 The CMA is calling on the government to introduce a new pro-competition regulatory regime to tackle Google and Facebook’s market power. The dynamic nature of digital advertising markets and the types of concerns identified by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in its market study are

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States rush to keep afloat businesses crushed by the pandemic

The Covid-19 crisis and the economic fallout has states fighting harder than ever for business and jobs.

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New rules for international students could cost U.S. colleges $41 billion

Amid the coronavirus crisis, many international students might not be able to study in the U.S., which could cause a major disruption in our college system.

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Social Security's trust funds at a greater risk for running dry amid pandemic. What that means for your retirement

For many, Social Security benefits are the backbone of their retirement income. But the system's trust funds could be at greater risk of running out due to the economic downturn. Here's what experts are saying, and what that means for those hoping to retire.

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Blackout Day looks to tap the rising power of the Black consumer

Black American consumers are hoping to make the financial and economic community pay attention Tuesday by using the power of purse.

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How to handle your Medicare coverage if you move to another state

Depending on where you're moving, your Medicare coverage may not be much different, other than a new policy number. In some cases, though, you might end up wanting to make more substantive changes, depending on cost and plan availability.

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Fraud at China's Luckin is a 'great morality tale' for investors, says analyst

The Luckin Coffee fraud scandal was a "great morality tale" for markets, and more needs to be done to protect American investors from such cases, said an analyst, who called a bill to delist Chinese companies in the U.S. essentially toothless.

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