Timely legislation often comes at the expense of clarity, and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is no exception. Congress created the PPP amid the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic shutdown. The goal of the program is simple: “To provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their employees on the payroll,” primarily in the …

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has urged the Republican-controlled Senate to include measures that bolster a student loan waiver program for public workers in the next round of federal coronavirus relief. Gillibrand said less than one percent of eligible public workers who applied for the Public Service Loan forgiveness program received relief last …

WASHINGTON – Limiting the impact of climate change on the financial system and launching a startup registry to tackle money laundering risks are two key priorities for the new Biden administration, according to the candidate for treasury secretary. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen told the Senate Finance Committee that she plans to create a …

Bitcoin is a type of digital currency or cryptocurrency, a medium of exchange that exists exclusively online. The currency burst into mainstream consciousness in 2017, as its price soared into the thousands of dollars during the year. More recently, it has skyrocketed in 2020 and 2021, further stoking the fever over cryptocurrency and the potential …

February 2, 2021 The Ag barometer deviates downwards; farmers remain worried about the future despite strong economic conditions Agriculture barometer drops, farmers remain concerned about the future despite strong economic conditions. (Purdue / CME Group Ag Economy Barometer / James Mintert) Download the picture WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CHICAGO – The Purdue University / CME …

Abstract The House Committee on Education and Labor has allocated $ 170 billion for education as part of President Biden’s US bailout. States will receive $ 130 billion in additional funding to be paid to K-12 school districts, in addition to amounts allocated under the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) and the …

SBI ATM transaction failed: You must have heard a lot of stories in which the ATM transaction fails and as a result no money is distributed although the money is debited from the account. Don’t worry about failed ATM transactions at all, as every bank has a procedure for registering complaints online. National Bank of …

Restaurants are among the businesses hardest hit during the coronavirus shutdown. The National Association of Restaurants. estimates that 3 million restaurant employees lost their jobs in March, a month in which restaurants lost an estimated $ 45 billion in revenue. The industry is bleeding. But as airlines benefit from a $ 25 billion bailout, the …

Michelle Luksh is part of the traveling fraternity fur coat when a colleague of his grandmother’s age gave him a white fox jacket a few years ago. Luksh, 32, who lives in Philadelphia, prefers to buy fur on the vintage and resale markets for ethical reasons, and when her former colleague gifted the fox coat …

Ocean view from L’Occitane en Provence Armel Tripon / L’Occitane en Provence Out of 33 boats that started the Vendée Globe solo and non-stop round the planet on November 8e from the French port city of Sables-d’Olonne, 25 remain in the running. It is expected that six will finish this race on Wednesday January 27 …