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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s plans to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a COVID-19 response event at the White House in Washington, January 21, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Newly elected President Joe Biden has a tall list of priorities in his first days in office, with stemming the pandemic
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Nate Wlodarchak, left, and his husband Shawn Wlodarchak. Source: Nate Wlodarchak As Nate Wlodarchak drove people to the polls on Election Day, he couldn’t stop picturing his life without student debt. On the campaign trail, now President Joe Biden had promised to forgive $10,000 of the loans for all borrowers, which would practically reset Wlodarchak’s
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Image Source | DigitalVision | Getty Images As President Joe Biden advocates for sending additional stimulus checks to millions of Americans, he is also moving help those who missed out on earlier payments. On Friday, Biden issued an executive order asking the Treasury Department to re-evaluate its delivery structure for stimulus checks to make sure
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People line up in their cars to receive food assistance in Groveland, Florida, near Orlando, on Dec. 9, 2020. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images ‘Totally egregious’ U.S. Labor Department data issued Thursday provides the first glimpse of how delays from Congress and the president affected benefits. More than 1.7 million people dropped off Pandemic Unemployment
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Even as cases of coronavirus rise, restoring in-person education remains a top priority for the new administration. On his first full day in office, President Joe Biden released a plan to reopen schools, which includes ramping up testing, accelerating the pace of vaccinations and providing more funding for educational institutions. Under Biden’s plan, schools could tap disaster relief
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Trevor Williams | DigitalVision | Getty Images As some stocks have climbed to record highs, you may have been tempted to double down on a favorite pick, like Tesla or the latest initial public offering. But at least one money expert is sounding the alarm that some investors may be overexposed to individual stocks. Christine
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Protestors call for McDonald’s Corporation to raise wages to a $15 minimum and allow unionization in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 23, 2019. Joe Raedle / Getty Images With Joe Biden’s inauguration as President of the United States, the country is perhaps closer than ever to a $15 federal minimum wage. In a speech last
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In his first days in office, President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order to reopen schools. However, it’s not just a matter of federal funding. Vaccinating teachers remains one of the biggest hurdles to returning kids to classrooms. As Covid-19 cases spike across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prioritized
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