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American Rescue Plan

AP: States and cities slow to spend federal pandemic money

As Congress considered a massive COVID-19 relief package earlier this year, hundreds of mayors from across the U.S. pleaded for “immediate action” on billions of dollars targeted to shore up their finances and revive their communities. Now that they’ve received it, local officials are taking their time before actually spending the windfall. As of this

Arizona Today with Lyle Rapacki

Arizona Today: Interview with David Livingston, Part 2

Dr. Lyle Rapacki interviews Arizona Senator David Livingston (R-22), who is running for State Treasurer. In this part, Sen. Livingston explains how the recent tax cut happened, and how the State Treasurer is a financial advisor to all the cities and towns of Arizona.

Business

Will work from home outlast virus? Ford’s move suggests yes

It’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded? On Wednesday, one of America’s corporate titans, Ford Motor Co., supplied its own answer: It told about 30,000

Business

Cities With the Most Small Business Owners

Small businesses are an important backbone of the American economy, accounting for approximately half of the private sector jobs in the country. In this study, AdvisorSmith examined 259 metropolitan areas in the United States, which we call “cities,” to find the cities with the highest rates of small business ownership per capita. Our study used

Veterans

Wallet Hub: 2020’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live

According to the Veterans Association, there are over 19.5 million veterans currently living in the U.S. These veterans often face a host of challenges when re-entering civilian life. Despite Uncle Sam’s promises to provide health care as well as housing, employment and educational assistance upon their return from service, some cannot secure healthcare, jobs or

National

2020’s Best & Worst Places to Retire – A WalletHub Study

With retirement-age Americans at greater risk for COVID-19 and only 24 percent of workers reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Best & Worst Places to Retire. To help Americans plan for a comfortable retirement without breaking the bank,

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