Personal Finance Daily: Fauci tells Americans to ‘hunker down’ this fall and winter, and neighborhoods that were redlined are more vulnerable to COVID-19, research suggests

Personal Finance Daily: Fauci tells Americans to ‘hunker down’ this fall and winter, and neighborhoods that were redlined are more vulnerable to COVID-19, research suggests

11 Sep    Finance News

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Fauci tells Americans to ‘hunker down’ this fall and winter: ‘It’s not going to be easy’

Coronavirus cases remain ‘unacceptably high’ as schools and restaurants reopen, and flu season approaches

My fiancé wants me to give up my cushy six-figure job to work at his landscaping company. Should I ask him to pay me a salary?

‘Is it fair that I ask for a salary, or just help him grow the business if he continues to pay for everything?’

Two teachers face a difficult choice: One welcomes ‘normalcy,’ while another feels ‘rage.’ COVID-19 has radically altered their feelings about school

Schools have a lot of different plans, and teachers have varying views on whether they want to get back in the classroom.

Here’s how homeowners and new buyers are taking advantage of record-low mortgage rates

Millennials drive the buyers’ market, while Gen Xers look to refinance, writes Sanjiv Das.

‘The pandemic should be a wake-up call.’ Neighborhoods that were redlined are more vulnerable to COVID-19, research suggests

People who live in historically redlined neighborhoods are more likely to have chronic diseases that can lead to worse outcomes from COVID-19.

Trump announces deal that would normalize relations between Israel and Bahrain

Bahrain has become the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Donald Trump and his administration to fully integrate the Jewish state into the Middle East.

TikTok saved my business: Candy retailer finds internet fame as COVID-19 forces a pivot

TikTok videos helped Candy Me Up keep going after the pandemic hurt its catering business.

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Try this vermouth for your next ‘quarantini’

Noilly Prat, a French favorite, is back in style.

Weekend reads: Seeking a retirement ‘utopia’

Also, Joe Biden’s 401(k) plan, plus investing in electric cars — beyond Tesla.

People who tested positive for COVID-19 were twice as likely to report eating recently at a restaurant, CDC report says

Indoor dining is coming back to NYC — here’s why you might want to think twice about it.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is about to enter its most treacherous phase

The assumption that we’re past the worst of the pandemic could be dangerously wrong. In fact, the more dangerous phase of the crisis may actually be coming this fall.

The West burns, coastlines are threatened, and Trump and Biden are too quiet on climate change, say analysts

Hot and dry conditions are aggravating deadly Western U.S. fires and raising fresh alarm over the impact of climate change on natural disasters — except, it would seem, from presidential opponents Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Trump can beat Biden, analyst says — watch for ‘a big Q3 GDP figure,’ a strong first debate

While betting markets and polls of swing states suggest a victory for Democratic challenger Joe Biden is coming on Nov. 3, one analyst is envisioning how President Donald Trump could score a surprise win like he did in 2016.

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U.S.’s annual budget deficit tops $3 trillion for the first time ever after coronaravirus relief

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