Just over half of U.S. adults plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, spending a total of $21.8 billion. Nearly three-quarters of consumers celebrating Valentine’s Day say the pandemic will directly impact their plans for the holiday.
Some auto insurance companies quoted higher premiums to drivers with lower-paying jobs and less education, investigation shows
Drivers with less education and lower-paying jobs may end up paying more for auto insurance compared to consumers with identical driving records who have advanced degrees or job titles that come with higher pay.
Fraudsters were busy in 2020. The Federal Trade Commission received more than 2.2 million complaints about fraud, with people reporting they lost nearly $3.3 billion. The top fraud of 2020 was imposter scams.
Things have been tough lately. A good friend passed away, then we had the riot at the national Capitol on Jan. 6. Next, another friend passed away. So, Wednesday came and the Inauguration of Joe Biden went off without a hitch.
I’ve got my duck dinner ordered, unlike Thanksgiving when my late order was marginal, and I’ve send my Christmas cards. All I need to do is decorate my tree, and I’ll be ready for my home-alone Christmas.
One of President Donald Trump’s big goals when he was elected was to cut regulations and reduce the size of the federal government. Trump claimed when campaigning that regulations were harmful to American businesses and Wall Street.
As Labor Day approaches, it’s a time to celebrate American workers and take a look at how they’ve been impacted by the pandemic. Although the U.S. is slowly regaining lost jobs, the unemployment rate is still higher than normal at 10.2 percent as of July 2020.
On Aug. 18, 1920, Tennessee legislators voted to ratify the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing votes for women. It was the largest granting of suffrage in U.S. history. Due to the pandemic, gatherings to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the event were canceled.
The world as we know it is changing due to the coronavirus pandemic. But as it exposes inequities in the health and food systems, many people hope that the pandemic offers an opportunity to build a new and more sustainable food system. To understand what it will take to move forward, the Food Tank has compiled its summer reading list to examine the issues that affect the country's food system today. These 20 books provide insight into food access and justice in black communities, food relief and school nutrition programs, the effects of technology on global food supply chains, the relationship between climate change and food production, and more: "Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community, and the Meaning of Generosity" by Priya Basil. Forthcoming November 2020 Priya Basil explores the meaning of hospitality within a variety of cultural, linguistic, and sociopolitical contexts. Basil uses her cross-cultural experience to illustrate how food amplifies discourse within families and touches on the hospitality and the lack thereof that migrants and refugees experience.
Students at colleges and universities are being targeted by a work-at-home employment scam through emails that appear to be sent from a college or university. The scammers obtain personal information from the student while posing as a college or university representative.