How to find the best student loans (and get the lowest rates)

Shopping for the right student loans can help you save money on your education. Here are three key factors to look for when selecting a student loan lender. (iStock) More than half of all young adults who attend college in the United States take on at least some debt when completing their education, according to the Federal Reserve. Student loans […]

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Here's the team leading Disney through the post-coronavirus world

Disney World proposes phased reopening starting July 11 FOX Business’ Kristina Partsinevelos says Disney plans to reopen its Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, EPCOT and Hollywood Studios theme parks on July 11 and July 15 with various preventative measures in place. As the Walt Disney Company prepares to enter a new era post-coronavirus, Executive Chairman Bob Iger has reportedly reasserted control, […]

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What is the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet?

Federal Reserve close to announcing new term sheet Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell explains how a potential coronavirus vaccine is influencing Fed policy and when the Main Street lending facility could be deployed. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The Federal Reserve deployed a swift response to the […]

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The economic recovery hinges on a big unknown: human behavior

Bart van Ark is chief economist at The Conference Board. Lynn Franco is senior director of economic indicators at The Conference Board. The opinions expressed in this commentary are their own. America’s consumers will play a leading role in getting us out of the downturn caused by Covid-19. Spending by consumers makes up more than two-thirds of the gross domestic […]

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5 Takeaways From The 2020 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

It may take years to assess the full impact of the COVD-19 crisis, but Buffett remains highly optimistic about the U.S. economic future. The FDIC was, and remains, perhaps the most important New Deal program. "Bet on America," but be warned that "anything can happen in terms of markets." Buffett lauded Fed chairman Powell for "unprecedented speed and determination" in […]

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The basics of closing on a home and buyer fees

Closing costs can add 2 to 5 percent of the purchase price to the cost of buying a home. Find out about these fees here. (iStock) Millennials make up the largest share of home buyers, but people of all ages are expected to purchase homes in 2020, according to the National Association of Realtors. About one-third of buyers are first-timers, […]

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After coronavirus the ‘Made in China’ supply chain needs to go

Communist China, WHO responsible for coronavirus pandemic: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discusses holding China accountable and obtaining credible information on the origin of coronavirus. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Continue Reading Below “Made in China” are words we see often and sometimes they are hidden. When my […]

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Kamala Harris Calls Out the Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Black Communities

Communities across the world are facing the adverse and downright deadly effects of the coronavirus pandemic—but not everyone is experiencing the brunt of the disease equally. In an essay published today by ELLE, California Senator Kamala Harris explained why. “This pandemic further reinforces historic inequities, which have roots in slavery and Jim Crow laws, that remain persistent and profound to […]

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On Philanthropy: Giving in the time of COVID-19 – The Denver Post

The role of philanthropy in responding to this pandemic is critical. Nonprofit organizations, accounting for nearly one in 10 jobs in the U.S. private workforce, with more than 12 million total employees, are in crisis. For many nonprofits, especially those that provide safety net services, demand has never been higher, and is only expected to grow in the coming months. […]

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