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Legal Experts Doubtful Of President Trump’s TikTok Demands

TikTok, one of the most popular apps in the world, is at the center of that latest feud between the US and China. President Trump and other US officials...

How You Can Promote Change As A Consumer

In the age of the informed consumer, more people choose to buy exclusively from companies whose values align with theirs. Here are five ideas from US News that can...

Disney Reports Successful Fiscal Third Quarter Despite Major Losses From Theme Parks

Even during a pandemic, Disney still managed to shine during its fiscal third quarter.  The entertainment conglomerate’s latest results revealed a surprising adjusted profit per share after many anticipated...

Group Of GOP Senators Propose Short-Term Extension For Unemployment Benefits

With a day left before the supplemented unemployment benefits allocated by the CARES Act in March expired, a group of Republican senators proposed an eleventh-hour bill to support unemployed...

Federal Aid Was A Lifeline To Americans And The Economy

The second quarter saw a historic economic slump in the US. However, despite the steep decline, Americans’ personal finances improved thanks to federal aid, which boosted their income, according...

8 Expenses Retirees Can Eliminate

Living out your golden years in retirement can often tempt you into spending more than you should on leisure activities. Additionally, aging often brings higher health care expenses. However,...

California Legislature Proposes $100 Billion Stimulus Package

With federal unemployment benefits expiring on Friday and uncertainty whether Congresses will extend the measure,  California lawmakers are ramping up efforts to support its unemployed residents during the economic...

4 Reasons To Revisit Your Tax Withholdings

The July 15 deadline for taxes may have come and gone, but there’s still work to do.  You might want to take another look at the tax amounts withheld...

“Big Four” CEOs Appear During 5-Hour House Testimony

On Wednesday, the CEOs of the world’s four most prominent tech companies appeared at a virtual hearing before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law....

Is The Dollar In Danger?

According to a report from MarketWatch, the US greenback is on unsteady footing. Short of a currency debacle, economists believe a weaker dollar may be a good thing for...