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Teaching Kids Financial Literacy Can Close the Black Wealth Gap

(State of Financial Education: Many money problems that Americans face could have been avoided if financial literacy had been taught earlier in school. This knowledge helps create a foundation for students to develop quickly. strong financial habits; and avoiding many mistakes that lead to lifelong financial struggles. This story is …

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Steak n Shake lender says company still owes millions

Steak n Shake’s administrative loan officer disputes the company’s claim that it is “debt-free.” Specifically, Wilmington Trust, National Association sued the Indianapolis-based fast food chain for more than $ 8.5 million in unpaid fees and interest from 2018 – funds it says Steak n Shake refuses to pay. The unpaid …

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Covid loan helps travel agencies cope

A federal loan program supporting some of the nation’s major airlines has also helped a travel agency in northwest Arkansas survive the pandemic. Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act provided the US Treasury Department with $ 500 billion in loans and other investments “to provide liquidity to eligible …

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Going Green Can Be Easy: Four Ways To Make Your Move Green

Moving is a time when we end up cleaning out those overloaded closets, basements and garages. We can throw away those old clothes, electronics, magazines, bikes, outdated ballet slippers, etc. Let’s face it: travel time equals dump time. In addition to major weeding of our goods, we use loads of …

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What can be done to close the black homeownership gap?

With a 44.1% homeownership rate for the fourth quarter of 2020, African Americans lag far behind the 74.5% rate of non-Hispanic white households who own a home, according to census data. American. In Utah, the gap for the black community remains large when it comes to overall homeownership rates, mirroring …

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IMF – World Bank must support recovery in developing countries

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Global) By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Reprint The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak unprecedented human and economic devastation, erasing years of modest and uneven progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developing countries now need a lot more support, as progress towards the SDGs …

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