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A personal finance blogger left his day job just months before the coronavirus pandemic hit - here are 3 ways his family is setting up its finances and lifestyle to get through the crisis

A personal finance blogger left his day job just months before the coronavirus pandemic hit - here are 3 ways his family is setting up its finances and lifestyle to get through the crisis

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Andy Hill, an entrepreneur and personal finance guru from Michigan, is preparing his family's finances for a possible recession. He told Business Insider that he's bulking up...
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Wall Street is quietly telling companies not to draw their loans

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

The biggest U.S. banks have been quietly discouraging some of America's safest borrowers from tapping existing credit lines amid record corporate drawdowns on lending...
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Facebook commits $100 million to support news media hurt by virus crisis

9 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Facebook Inc on Monday pledged $100 million in financing and advertising spending to support news organizations, including local publishers in the United States, reeling from...
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Pension fund money is getting tangled in some controversial housing deals

10 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Madison Realty Capital, a private real estate investment firm heavily backed by public pension money, has been stuck with a nearly half-empty rental portfolio in Manhattan's...
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Minister of one of Germany's wealthiest states commits suicide ‘over coronavirus worries'

Minister of one of Germany's wealthiest states commits suicide ‘over coronavirus worries'

20 hours ago   |   RT

The finance minister in the German state of Hesse, Thomas Schaefer, has taken his own life. His colleagues said he was pushed over the edge by the inability to cope with the...
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German finance minister commits suicide as coronavirus blitzes economy

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

A German finance minister is believed to have killed himself amid concerns about the coronavirus' effect on his state's economy. The body of Thomas Schäfer, from the central...
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German state minister kills himself as coronavirus hits economy

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Thomas Schaefer, finance minister of Germany's Hesse state which includes Frankfurt, found dead near a railway track.
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Angola to cut budget as fifth year of recession looms large

1 day ago   |   National Post

LAGOS - Angola's finance minister said the country's economy will contract by 1.21% in 2020, marking a fifth year of recession, as the coronavirus and a slump in oil prices...
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4 startups are changing the way millennials pay for brands like Casper and Warby Parker and have attracted investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Snoop Dogg

4 startups are changing the way millennials pay for brands like Casper and Warby Parker and have attracted investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Snoop Dogg

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Online shoppers have a new option when it comes time to check out: Buy now, pay later. Affirm, Afterpay, Klarna, and QuadPay are offering low-cost alternatives to credit cards...
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When spring cleaning your finances, here are moves to skip

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Many of us often use the fresh season as an opportunity to work on our finances.
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32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming...

32% unemployment and 47 million out of work: The Fed just issued an alarming forecast for next quarter as coronavirus continues to spread

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Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New...

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SEC Chairman: 'We shouldn't be banning short selling' even as coronavirus...

SEC Chairman: 'We shouldn't be banning short selling' even as coronavirus drives big market swings

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