61% of Parents Believe Online Learning Will Cost More Than In School

August 13, 2020

According to a study by bankrate.com, 61% of parents with school-aged children will have to reevaluate their finances and careers as they prepare for a unique school situation. Parents are not feeling particularly optimistic about the educational side of remote learning with 42% of respondents anticipating negative impacts on their kids overall education. 30% of […]

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Dwayne Johnson Tops Forbes Highest Paid Actor List, Again!

August 11, 2020

The Rock is on top of the Mountain of Money for the second year in a row, according Forbes.com. Dwayne Johnson collected $23.5 million for his role as an art thief chasing Interpol agent in the upcoming Netflix original film Red Notice and his successful Under Armour line Project Rock. Bring his grand total to $87.5 Million. […]

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23 Million People Nationwide At Risk of Being Evicted

August 6, 2020

This past week almost 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits. After rising for two-weeks straight towards the end of July, last week new jobless claims had been down 249,000. Before the pandemic the amount of Americans trying to get unemployment checks had never been more than 700,00 per week. The Labor Department […]

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Michael Jordan “I’m All In” To Fight Inequality That Plague Black Communities

July 30, 2020

Sports icon Michael Jordan, announced the first three partners that will receive donate $100 million over the next 10 years to racial equality organizations. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. will receive $1 million; Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People and Families Movement will receive $1 million; and Black Voters Matter will receive $500,000. “I’m […]

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House Passes Landmark Child Care Bailout

July 30, 2020

On Wednesday The House passed two major bills providing billions of dollars towards child care. The first bill, Child Care is Essential Act, will provide $50 billion to child care centers immediately. The second bill, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act, will provide $170 billion in funds over the course of the next ten […]

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Walmart and Target Closed On Thanksgiving Day

July 28, 2020

I have never been one for shopping during Thanksgiving. But for people that are, this is some sad news. Target will follow Walmart in closing its doors on Thanksgiving Day. It said it would do so in order to make holiday shopping as safe and stress-free as possible amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The investments we’ve […]

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Extra $600/ Week In Unemployment Ends With July

July 25, 2020

Right now, there are millions of Americans on unemployment due to the pandemic. That extra $600 / week has been helping many people keep their homes and lifestyles while being forced to wait out the pandemic. The extra money even helped those who wouldn’t normally be eligible for benefits like independent contractors and small business […]

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Senate Might Extend Enhanced Unemployment While Deciding On New Relief Package

July 23, 2020

Republicans are working with White House officials to determine if a short-term extension of enhanced unemployment benefits is the right move. While the Democrats and Republicans are arguing over a new relief package, the millions of unemployed Americans that have been relying on the extra money from the government are biting their nails. The extra […]

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Tyler Perry Gives Out 1,000 Gift Cards with Atlanta Police

July 20, 2020

Tyler Perry is the black superhero of the Atlanta community. His latest act of heroism, is gave out 1,000 Kroger gift cards with the help of officers at the Atlanta Police Department. “This is about the community that I love, that I live in and work in. This is about good people who are in need […]

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Cash is still king but, where are all the coins? 

July 16, 2020

If cash is king, what does that make coins? Right now, coins are M.I.A.!  The federal government said last month the Federal Reserve established a U.S. Coin Task Force to “mitigate the effects of low coin inventories caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.” The C-Team, (That’s Not The Real Name) is a 22 members task force. Representing […]

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