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As Feds go after PPP fraud, businesses apply for loan forgiveness

The federal government is cracking down on alleged fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program. The Justice Department recently filed nearly 60 charges involving what it says are attempts to bilk over $175 million out of the program.

Meanwhile, legitimate borrowers are working to get their loans for...

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This professional climbing coach wants to see her industry change

“My Economy” tells the story of the new economic normal through the eyes of people trying to make it, because we know the only numbers that really matter are the ones in your economy.

“People get into rock climbing for two reasons: either for love or for grief, and sometimes for both,” said Emi...

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How can the government fight money laundering? Let’s count the ways.

An investigation by BuzzFeed and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists found a proliferation of money laundering and other financial crimes occurring under the watch of banks and federal regulators...

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Activist groups are helping formerly incarcerated Floridians vote by paying their outstanding fees and fines

Florida is one of several states where the outcome of this year’s presidential election is likely to be close. So campaigns and outside groups are pouring money into the Sunshine State.

They’re also spending on legal battles over whether Floridians who’ve been incarcerated should be allowed to v...

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Home schooling gets “a flood of interest” during pandemic uncertainty

As families navigate a strange new school year — whether that’s from a home computer or on campus — a growing number of parents appear to be questioning whether the traditional school setting is the right educational choice during the pandemic...

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Airlines ask for bailout extension

Airline CEOs and union leaders this week beseeched Congress for an extension of the Payroll Support Program — part of the CARES Act that amounted to a $25 billion industry bailout.

The funding was supposed to help airlines maintain their payrolls until travel demand returned, but that’s not happ...

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Pumpkin Workout Brownies

Dark chocolate flourless pumpkin brownies, made with just 7 ingredients!

pumpkin brownies recipe

The pumpkin adds so much moisture to these brownies, without all the extra fat and calories.

If you like super soft and fudgy brownies, these are your brownies.

Unlike brownies made with oil, the pumpkin also adds fiber ...

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Didn’t receive your $1,200 relief check? You may still be eligible for one.

Americans who aren’t required to file a federal income tax return may qualify for stimulus checks that were approved as part of the government’s COVID-19 relief package passed earlier this year.

The IRS is sending letters to about 9 million Americans who haven’t filed a return for 2018 or 2019...

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Treasury report on paying for long-term care offers few solutions for families

Older people continue to face the risk that they’ll end up with no way to pay for long-term care. Led by the Treasury Department, the government recently released the results of a two-year study on long-term care insurance.

Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell monitors issues a...

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U.S. suffered $16 trillion loss over 20 years due to racism new Citigroup study finds

It’s a colossal number: $16 trillion. That’s the economic loss suffered over 20 years due to racism in America, according to a new study by the big bank Citigroup.

The study offers policies to add $5 trillion in extra economic activity over the next five years...

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