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July 2020

Baby boomers are figuring out, again, how to cope with change

A big change has occurred in my life. My niece, the Lovely Linda Lee, passed away Feb. 17, 2020. Linda worked as a bank auditor, day trader, and real estate agent. She was really smart and got her master’s degree in economics from the University of Washington. Read more →

Residential boilers are being recalled by Lochinvar due to possible carbon monoxide poisoning

Lochinvar is recalling about 34,300 condensing residential boilers in the United States and about 3,642 units in Canada. The boiler’s flue grommet can deteriorate and dislodge during use and allow the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read more →

President can fire head of consumer financial bureau, Supreme Court rules, but says actions of agency stand

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a law protecting the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from being fired for any reason by the president is unconstitutional. The court rejected arguments that actions taken by the CFPB must be undone as a result. Read more →

Bayer to pay more than $10 billion to settle cancer lawsuits

Bayer agreed to pay $10 billion over claims its herbicide Roundup causes cancer in people in a settlement announced Wednesday. Most of the money will be sent to four leading plaintiffs’ law firms, who will distribute it to nearly 100,000 clients. Read more →