Personal Finance Daily: 75% of frontline workers in New York are people of color — and 2 million people in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water

Personal Finance Daily: 75% of frontline workers in New York are people of color — and 2 million people in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water

3 Jun    Finance News

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My son is the only one wearing a mask at his job, while all the executives are working from home — what can he do?

‘Not one person, except him, is wearing a mask.’

Black Americans are twice as likely to die from COVID-19 in America: 75% of frontline workers in New York are people of color

95% of workers in low-income households have either been laid off as a result of the coronavirus or have experienced a loss in income, a Gallup report released Monday found.

Millions of people of color in the U.S. do NOT have access to running water, affordable health care or quality education

Race proved ‘the strongest predictor’ of whether a household has access to water and sanitation.

‘We need to balance sanity and risk’: Is it safer to stay at a hotel or an Airbnb during your summer vacation?

‘It’s important for us to get out and reemerge from our caves, but we need to do so safely.’

Why small business owners may want to file taxes AFTER July 15 deadline

If your business entity’s federal income tax return awaits completion, you may have more flexibility than you thought.

If airlines keep the middle seat empty due to fears of coronavirus transmission, will air travel become more expensive?

Airlines have struggled as the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a halt.

‘People probably aren’t going to react kindly or openly to being policed’: How to deal with someone who refuses wear a face mask

Expert-endorsed strategies for persuading the mask-resistant while protecting your own health and safety.

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‘At the end of the day, the market has no conscience.’ CNBC’s Jim Cramer: ‘Nobody is investing to make the world a better place’

The CNBC host and former hedge-fund manager recommends these ‘stay-at-home’ stocks and warns of ‘huge second wave.’

Walt Disney World cancels dining reservations and stops taking new hotel bookings ahead of planned July reopening

Travelers are rethinking their theme-park getaways as Disney eliminates some of its most popular perks for when Walt Disney World resumes operations.

My children, aged 10 and 15, each received $1,200 stimulus checks — will the IRS penalize us if we keep them?

‘My wife is on permanent disability and she receives a Social Security payment monthly for them. Were we supposed to get this money?’

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State sales tax receipts plunge as much as 41% in April amid coronavirus shutdowns — and May could be worse

Only 12 states are still collecting more revenue for the fiscal year than a year ago.

The driving force behind the startling racial wealth divide: ‘Centuries worth of negative compounding’

The killing of George Floyd clearly lit the fuse, but “centuries worth of negative compounding,” according to Ritholtz Wealth Management’s Nick Maggiulli, continues to fan the frustrations currently spilling into the streets across America.

Arming our police with more powerful weapons has led to more violence against Americans, ex-cop says

As the response to George Floyd’s death shows, police are often taught to think like soldiers and learn how to kill.

What about those stimulus checks? Nobel Prize-winning economist says government has failed those in need

Joseph Stiglitz explained to CNBC why he believes the government has come up short in providing relief to the vulnerable.

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