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Millennial Money: Still Employed? Focus on Savings and Debt

Millennial Money: Still Employed? Focus on Savings and Debt

By Kelsey Sheehy | May 24
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown tens of millions of people into financial turmoil. But not everyone is feeling the pinch. Not yet, at least.

San Francisco Sanctions Once-Shunned Homeless Encampments

San Francisco Sanctions Once-Shunned Homeless Encampments

By Janie Har and Terence Chea | May 24
San Francisco is joining other U.S. cities in authorizing homeless tent encampments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a move officials have long resisted but are now reluctantly embracing.

U.S. Farmers Leaning More Heavily on Government Loan Programs

U.S. Farmers Leaning More Heavily on Government Loan Programs

By Roxana Hegeman | May 24
Farmers across the nation leaned more heavily upon the federal government last year to finance their agricultural operations amid low commodity prices and trade disputes.

Millennial Money: How A Business Credit Card Fits Gig Work

Millennial Money: How A Business Credit Card Fits Gig Work

By Gregory Karp, NerdWallet | May 23
Entrepreneurial types who freelance and side hustle their way through the week likely have access to a tool that could help them thrive: A business credit card.

Back to Business, but Not Business As Usual As Nations Open

Back to Business, but Not Business As Usual As Nations Open

By David Crary, Dave Collins, and Nicole Winfield | May 23
It is becoming all too clear that without a vaccine against the scourge, the disruptions could be long-lasting and the economy won't be bouncing right back.

AP Fact Check: Trump's False 'Choice' on Vets' Health Care

AP Fact Check: Trump's False 'Choice' on Vets' Health Care

By Hope Yen | May 22
President Donald Trump is putting forth a false "Choice" when he boasts about a program aimed at improving veterans' health care by steering more patients to the private sector.

Nearly 39 Million Have Lost Jobs in U.S. Since Virus Took Hold

Nearly 39 Million Have Lost Jobs in U.S. Since Virus Took Hold

By Christopher Rugaber and Danica Kirka | May 22
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the U.S. has swelled to nearly 39 million, the government reported Thursday.

GOP Weighs Jobless Aid Cuts to Urge Americans Back to Work

GOP Weighs Jobless Aid Cuts to Urge Americans Back to Work

By Lisa Mascaro | May 22
Reconsideration of jobless aid is fast becoming the focus of congressional debate over the next virus aid package.

Portland, Oregon, Homeless Tax Wins Handily Amid Virus Woes

Portland, Oregon, Homeless Tax Wins Handily Amid Virus Woes

By Gillian Flaccus | May 21
A measure to tax the wealthiest residents and the biggest businesses in Portland, Oregon, to raise $2.5 billion over a decade to address homelessness sailed to victory.

University of California Completes Fossil Fuel Divestment

University of California Completes Fossil Fuel Divestment

May 20
The University of California announced Tuesday that it has divested from all fossil fuels, removing them from its $126-billion investment portfolio.

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