Month: August 2021

zimmytws | iStock | Getty Images A new report released by the Social Security Administration on Tuesday reveals new estimates of just how much the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the program’s already ailing trust funds. The results show the funds from which the program pays benefits have been “significantly affected” by both the pandemic and
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In her twenties, Mickey became the single mother of three children under five years old. The resulting challenges she faced defined much of her life. She had to support the family on a secretary’s salary and navigate a not-so-friendly professional world while mothering her son and two daughters, paying the bills, and saving for retirement—all
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Hurricane scams are not new, but in the internet and social media age, they not only pursue their victims in person, but also online and with technologically-devious phone approaches. Victims are often vulnerable seniors or disabled individuals, but can just as easily be professionals, executives and entrepreneurs distracted or even overwhelmed by the stresses of
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OLIVIER DOULIERY | AFP | Getty Images Millions of people are poised to lose their unemployment benefits this weekend, when federal pandemic-era policies will end. Congress authorized a historic expansion of the country’s safety net for jobless individuals in March 2020 to manage the fallout of the Covid-fueled economic downturn. Lawmakers twice extended those temporary
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Wildlife has always shared the landscape with people, but the big loser in this arrangement is — and always has been — wildlife. Is it time to grant wildlife legal ownership of their homes? © Copyright by GrrlScientist | @GrrlScientist | hosted by Forbes Ships and corporations have owned property for decades; why not bison? — Karen Bradshaw, Professor of Law Most
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In this article T DIS CMCSA VIAC Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars as Anthony McCoy in “Candyman.” Universal Pictures Movie after movie, Hollywood’s recent blockbusters have struggled to bounce back to 2019-level ticket sales. But “Candyman” once again proved what a profit driver the horror genre is. Over the weekend, the Universal Pictures film’s debut tallied
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In this article ZM Zoom CEO Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom shares fell as much as 10% in extended trading on Monday after the video-calling software maker reported fiscal second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ expectations, but showed slowing
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