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Gig Workers Face Shifting Roles, Competition in Pandemic

Gig Workers Face Shifting Roles, Competition in Pandemic

By Cathy Bussewitz and Alexandra Olson | Jul 6
Gig workers are clamoring for jobs that often pay less while facing stiff competition from a crush of newly unemployed workers also attempting to patch together a livelihood.

Amid Pandemic, Fewer Students Seek Federal Aid for College

Amid Pandemic, Fewer Students Seek Federal Aid for College

By Collin Binkley and Larry Fenn | Jul 6
In the first weeks of the pandemic, the number of new applications fell by nearly half compared to last year's levels, fueled by a precipitous decline among students at low-income schools.

Trump Signs Extension of COVID Relief Fund for Businesses

Trump Signs Extension of COVID Relief Fund for Businesses

Jul 5
President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus,

Why Missing College This Fall Is a Bad Idea

Why Missing College This Fall Is a Bad Idea

By Cecilia Clark of Nerdwallet | Jul 5
As colleges figure out how to structure classes this fall, many students are questioning whether to enroll at all. The idea of taking a gap year might sound enticing, but returning students should think twice.

Michigan Village Starts Flood Recovery, Awaits Funds

Michigan Village Starts Flood Recovery, Awaits Funds

By Anna Liz Nichols | Jul 5
Many in Sanford, Michigan are still scraping up muck and debris as they wait to find out whether any government aid may come their way.

Liz Weston: Some Taxpayers Face A Desperate Wait for Refunds

Liz Weston: Some Taxpayers Face A Desperate Wait for Refunds

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 4
The IRS is slowly resuming operations after pandemic-related lockdowns, but delayed refunds are devastating some people's finances.

21 Savage Launches Free Online Financial Program for Youth

21 Savage Launches Free Online Financial Program for Youth

Jul 3
Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Post-Brexit Talks Deadlocked After Latest Negotiating Round

Post-Brexit Talks Deadlocked After Latest Negotiating Round

By Samuel Petrequin | Jul 3
EU and U.K. negotiators in charge of finding a post-Brexit compromise resumed in-person talks this week, but the result remained the same, with no progress achieved on a range of key issues.

Watch: YouTube Demonetizes Out Vlogger Shane Dawson's 3 Channels Over Controversies

Watch: YouTube Demonetizes Out Vlogger Shane Dawson's 3 Channels Over Controversies

Jul 2
YouTube will no longer allow out vlogger Shane Dawson to make money from his three channels, which have 34 million subscribers between them, following controversy that includes blackface and much more.

Alaska Oil Checks Smaller, but They Help Pay Virus Bills

Alaska Oil Checks Smaller, but They Help Pay Virus Bills

By Mark Thiessen | Jul 2
The oil-wealth check, which some in Alaska see as an entitlement, typically is derived from the earnings of a nest-egg investment account the state has seeded with oil money.

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