Month: December 2020

Vineyard Haven, MA. tops LendingTree’s list of Most Expensive Small Towns getty Here are the most expensive small towns with the big city housing prices according to LendingTree. The lure of small-town living has never been greater as we saw with the recent migration from city to suburbs and beyond.  ADVERTISEMENT LendingTree recently analyzed the
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A pharmacist dilutes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine while preparing it to administer to staff and residents at the Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Dozens of people in West Virginia were mistakenly given Regeneron‘s Covid-19 antibody treatment instead
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Oranut Fankhaenel / EyeEm | EyeEm | Getty Images Sustainability ratings are useful tools for assessing the environmental, sustainability and corporate governance-worthiness of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. But how do you navigate between different ratings providers, especially when they can have different results for the same fund? CNBC looked under the hood at some
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about whether continuing to work ensures increased benefits, filing for reduced spousal benefits before a spouse passes away and the differences between restricted applications and filing for and suspending a retirement benefit. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president
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In this installment of In the Pages, Tax Notes International contributing editor Robert Goulder sits down with Kim Clausing, incoming professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, to discuss the lessons in her recent Tax Notes article, “5 Lessons on Profit Shifting From U.S. Country-by-Country Data.” About the Guests  Robert Goulder is a contributing editor for Tax Notes International.
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For real estate, as for many things, 2020 was a strange year. Despite a pandemic, a recession and unemployment that at one time hit 20 million, 6 million homes were sold and the average home price was up 5 percent. There were record low mortgage rates of course, but there’s also the fact is that
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Millions of Americans report not having enough money to pay for food during the pandemic. Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The latest Covid relief package expands food benefits, giving further aid to millions of Americans who are facing financial difficulty because of the coronavirus pandemic.  The $900 billion stimulus bill signed
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen on a screen during a video conference to approve an investment pact between China and the European Union on December 30, 2020. Johanna Geron | AFP | Getty
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CDC headquarters in Atlanta Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg via Getty Images Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that a new strain of Covid-19 now circulating in the U.S. could further stress hospitals that are already overwhelmed with coronavirus patients. Colorado health officials announced Tuesday that they detected the first known
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Robert Herjavec has an end-of-year ritual that sets him up for success: organizing his calendar for the whole next year, Herjavec previously told CNBC Make It. “I live and die by my calendar,” Herjavec, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and CEO of cybersecurity firm the Herjavec Group, said in December 2017. “[It] allows me to manage
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