Money

Person Loses $19,000 After Putting Cash in Washing Machine to Kill Coronavirus

One person’s fear of germs ended up costing them quite a bit, as they destroyed 23 million South Korean won ($19,320) after putting it in the washing machine to kill the coronavirus.
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Fed Official Says Another Full Lockdown Is Needed to Save Economy

On Sunday, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, told CBS’ Face the Nation that the U.S. government needs to get a better handle on stopping the spread of the coronavirus if the economy is to have any chance to recover.
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Rhode Island Mistakenly Sends Tax Refund Checks Signed by Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney

It’s the most magical check in the world — by accident. The State of Rhode Island mistakenly issued tax refund checks that were signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.
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Rich People Get More Sleep on Average: Study

A new survey done by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked nearly 140,000 adults in the United States about their sleep habits, and found that those who made more money, were more likely to get a full night’s rest.
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Map Shows How Stimulus Proposals Would Impact Unemployment Benefits

Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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IRS Urged to Expedite Delivery of Stimulus Checks As Millions Still Haven’t Received Payments

While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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Could a Second Stimulus Check ‘Go Higher’ Than $1,200?

While a second stimulus check seems all but certain, the timeline and amount of another round of relief is up in the air. According to the president, Americans may end up receiving a greater direct cash payment than previously assumed.
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One of America's Oldest Restaurants Closing as Coronavirus Loans Dry Up

San Francisco’s oldest restaurant plans to close this Friday until the city gets the all clear to resume indoor dining. The historic establishment has been around for over 170 years.
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Second Stimulus Check Calculator: Find Out How Much You'd Receive Under the HEALS Act

Assuming the HEALS Act is passed into legislation, here’s a calculator to help you figure out how much your stimulus check would likely be under the bill.
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