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2020

September

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  • New documents detail U.S. Postal Service in crisis. The wide-ranging headaches that so troubled the USPS in April ultimately foreshadowed a summer of upheaval, thrusting the once-venerated mail service into a political maelstrom months before a presidential election. The documents depict an agency
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  • Amazon to hire 100,000 workers. Amazon said Monday it will hire another 100,000 workers to meet surging demand in the covid-19 era, bolstering an already dramatic expansion of its workforce this year and underscoring the massive shifts in online spending the
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  • This Social Security myth could cost you thousands. Your choice about when you claim Social Security retirement benefits shapes the amount of income you have throughout your later years. Unfortunately, millions of Americans, including nearly 7 in 10 of those closest to retirement, are laboring
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  • Pandemic may lead to foreclosure crisis. A surge in the share of mortgages 90 days or more overdue in June is a signal the U.S. could be heading toward a foreclosure crisis, according to a CoreLogic report. “If there are
  • Do jobless benefits deter workers?. The $600-a-week jobless benefit supplement that Congress approved in March as part of the CARES Act has been widely credited by economists with keeping the economy functioning through the coronavirus pandemic. There has been striking
  • Stalled student debt relief claims threaten settlement. A proposed court settlement between the Trump administration and defrauded borrowers is in jeopardy after the administration revealed its widespread denials of requests for student debt cancellation.  Attorneys for the borrowers in the class-action
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  • The 2020 tax year is going to be a hot mess. Brace yourself: Coronavirus-related tax issues could trip you up in the coming year, resulting in a bill that you can’t pay. Next year’s tax season is going to be very confusing,
  • Target's carseat recycling program returns. Target's popular car seat trade-in event is coming back, but it's moving to a contactless format amid the coronavirus pandemic. For two weeks – from Sept. 13 through 26 – Target stores will
 

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