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Digital Financial Inclusion in the Times of COVID-19

IMF Blog | By Ulric Eriksson von Allmen, Purva Khera, Sumiko Ogawa, and Ratna Sahay | July 1, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic could be a game changer for digital financial services. Low-income households and small firms can benefit greatly from advances in mobile money, fintech services, and online banking. Financial inclusion as a result of

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Millennials look to boost their emergency funds even as the pandemic scrambles their plans

With plans on hold and hearing echoes of 2008, millennials are trying harder to build financial security.

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PPP loans are ending. Here's where small businesses can turn now

The Paycheck Protection Program will stop approving new applications after June 30. Other relief options may be limited for struggling businesses.

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Billionaire Barry Sternlicht sees a 'vicious cycle' of pain if U.S. businesses can't reopen

Billionaire global investor Barry Sternlicht told CNBC the U.S. could see "extreme distress" if the businesses cannot get back to operating due to the coronavirus.

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Lights! Camera! Action! How to ace your video interview and get the job offer

Competition is fierce for jobs, so making sure you are prepared for a virtual interview is crucial.

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Fun money lessons for your kids this summer

School is out, but you can still find the time to teach your kids about money this summer.

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Amazon's AWS establishes new aerospace cloud unit as Jeff Bezos increases bets on outer space

Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing branch of the e-commerce giant, is further expanding its services in the growing space industry.

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This is what unemployment benefits will pay without the extension of an extra $600 a week

The $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits, created by the CARES Act coronavirus relief law, will end after July 31, absent an extension. The average American would go from fully replacing lost wages to replacing about a third.

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Treasury Department, IRS will not extend Tax Day a second time

The IRS and Treasury Department have listened to your requests to push the tax deadline beyond July 15 and they are sticking to their guns. What you should know if you can't file on time.

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These 4 numbers show the dramatic racial economic inequality in the U.S.

In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially, either through the stock market, net worth or homeownership, Black families trail White families.

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This is what unemployment benefits will look like without that extra $600 a week

The $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits, created by the CARES Act coronavirus relief law, will end after July 31, absent an extension. The average American would go from fully replacing lost wages to replacing about a third.

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Advisors need to listen more to keep clients on board, study says

Financial advisors expect their managed assets to grow by 7.2% over one year and by annualized growth of 17.2% over the next three years, driven mostly by new and existing clients, according to a recent survey.

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Consilium Crypto Saves 10% on Transactions for Institutional Digital Asset Traders

Consilium Crypto | Austin Hubbell | Jun 29, 2020 TORONTO, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Consilium Crypto, provider of Institutional-grade trading & risk management tools for digital asset markets, today launches its Liquidity Routing System for cryptocurrency exchanges, Consilium ORS. This product has multiple one of a kind features built in, designed to meet the needs

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BlackRock sees risks for U.S. stocks in the second half from virus and politics

BlackRock's global chief investment strategist said stocks face second half risks from fading fiscal stimulus and potential election volatility.

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Op-ed: Financial professionals need to keep investors safe in these unprecedented times

The unprecedented economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic demands that finance professionals recognize the leadership role they need to play in guiding investors through ongoing volatility to calmer shores, says Steve Horan of the CFA Institute.

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