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Stimulus standoff: What could prompt Congress to send more financial aid to Americans

With Washington lawmakers still at odds over the next stimulus relief package, some question whether they should move on the initiatives they do agree on. While political leaders on both sides say something needs to get done, disagreement on an overall price tag stands in their way.

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Taxes are about to rise for New Jersey millionaires. There aren’t many ways to duck the levies

Taxes may rise soon for the wealthiest households in the Garden State. Planning ahead to mitigate the blow is easier said than done. Here's why.

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Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Task force report draws criticism

Investment Executive | James Langton | Sep 21, 2020 Sweeping recommendations to reform Ontario’s securities laws are facing a barrage of criticism from certain corners of Bay Street. The Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce, which began its review of the province’s securities laws in February, published its draft recommendations in July. The task force aims


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Investors turned bearish on their favorite sector tech quickly this month

The Invesco QQQ Trust posted its biggest outflow since October 2000 on Friday, according to Bespoke Investment Group.

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If you're saving for retirement and are in your 50s, it may be time to reassess your plan

Retirement is no longer far off in the future. Here's what you need to focus on to make sure you are on track.

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Billionaire investor Ray Dalio on capitalism’s crisis: The world is going to change ‘in shocking ways’ in the next five years

MarketWatch | Jonathan Burton | Sep 18, 2020 Veteran hedge-fund manager says capitalists don’t divide the economic pie well, so the system isn’t working effectively for all Ray Dalio certainly is no radical idealist, but in his frequent writings and media appearances the veteran investor consistently calls for Americans to rewrite their longstanding contract with


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Interactive Brokers braces for election volatility by telling clients to put up more cash

Interactive Brokers is increasing margin requirements by as much as 35% heading into the November presidential election.

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Grappling with childcare while working from home? How employers plan to help

As we head into the sixth month of remote work and learning, parents are finding themselves exhausted and frustrated. Employers see an opportunity to ramp up their benefits programs to reflect the new reality.

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Medicare may not pay for early coronavirus vaccines without a legal fix

While the CARES Act provides that Medicare beneficiaries will face no cost-sharing for a Covid-19 inoculation once it's widely available, current regulations don't permit coverage for one authorized under emergency use — which is how the Trump administration anticipates making a vaccine available quickly.

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Here's what Trump's payroll tax plan may mean for the future of Social Security

President Trump's temporary payroll tax holiday has Social Security advocates worried that he could try to put a permanent cut in place if he is re-elected. Such a move could hurt Social Security, which relies on those taxes for funding. Whoever is elected may have to address the program's funding shortfall in the next four years.

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If you’re home-rich but cash-poor, here’s what to know about reverse mortgages

Reverse mortgages have some advantages but some serious downsides. Here's what to know before making this decision.

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NEW REPORT: Small Business SOS – It’s Time to Supercharge Local Crowdfunding to Unlock Needed Capital

SBE Council | Sep 16, 2020 New Report Highlights Investment Crowdfunding’s Success, and COVID-19 Policy Opportunities for Recovery Today, Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released a new report detailing the growing power and prevalence of investment crowdfunding and the need for a “Main Street Recovery Co-Investment Fund.”


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Carvana shares surge 24% after company projects record quarter

The online marketplace for used cars said it expects record revenue in its third quarter.

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Ten things to know about gender equality

McKinsey Global Institute | Sep 21, 2020 In 2015, the 193 member countries of the United Nations came together to commit to 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 5 focused on gender equality and set the ambitious target of achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls everywhere by 2030. Five years later, large gender gaps


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