Month: February 2021

Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters An advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously Sunday to recommend the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s one-shot Covid-19 vaccine as the federal government prepares to ship out millions of doses this week. Once CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky accepts
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Regulators and law enforcement are looking into flagrantly illegal “side letter” agreements which … [+] pay private equity investors aware of fraud to not tell unsuspecting others. getty While mutual fund investors are assured equal treatment under the federal securities laws, private equity funds are the Wild West—industry practice is to grant certain investors secret
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Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about whether divorced spousal benefits could reduce other benefits including childhood disability benefits (CDBs), how long a reconsideration request might be expected to take and whether survivor benefits might be affected by the WEP or GPO. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston
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Laura Crovo still has some lingering Covid symptoms, despite having contracted the virus last April. It’s been 10 months since Laura Crovo has felt entirely normal. Since testing positive for Covid last April, the 41-year-old Marylander has yet to shake off all of her symptoms. And on top of battling them — mostly a racing
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Signature Kitchen Suites’ convertible refrigerator drawers showed up on multiple favorite KBIS new … [+] release lists. Signature Kitchen Suites The annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, the largest event for these two important home spaces, took place entirely online for the first time ever. That was not without its issues; while the educational sessions got
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the United States a third tool to fight the pandemic as highly contagious variants start to take root across the country. The FDA’s emergency use authorization Saturday kickstarts the federal government’s plan to distribute nearly 4 million doses of
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Decorating your first apartment? Here’s everything you need to know. Sidekix Media on Unsplash Buying furniture for a first apartment or home can feel stressful because it involves a great amount of decision-making. It’s also a challenge because there are so many major purchases to make, often with a budget in mind. And while it’s
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Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Robinhood fired back at Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman Charlie Munger, who earlier this week said the free-trading app was having a “regrettable” impact on investors. The longtime business partner of Warren Buffett on Wednesday addressed the running controversy over Robinhood and similar applications, noting dangers from the allure
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Protective face mask and tax income documents for 2020. Concept for personal finances during … [+] Coronavirus pandemic getty Divorced and never married co-parents have the chance to pick up an extra $1,100 per dependent child when they file their 2020 returns. It requires trust, cooperation and running multiple versions of their 2020 returns. It is probably
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Al Drago | Getty Images News | Getty Images Unemployment benefits extended Those programs include Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for self-employed, gig and other workers who don’t qualify for state-level assistance; and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, which pays extra weeks of state benefits to the long-term unemployed. The bill would offer PUA recipients a maximum 74
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