Back in the ’90s, talking to strangers online was a thrilling, novel, and low-key scary way to connect with others. Exploring chatrooms with friends at a sleepover was the forbidden fruit of the ’00s. But as we evolved to Instant Messenger, text message, then DM, we lost a fundamental element […]

A self-directed IRA (SDIRA) is a kind of retirement account that allows you to invest in assets that are off-limits to regular IRAs. You directly manage your self-directed IRA, and so are responsible for researching your investments and their tax consequences.  In general, self-directed IRAs are available only through a […]

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) – After months of operating well under capacity, restaurants and bars are allowed to fully reopen in Florida. For businesses in South Walton, the pandemic hit hard. “At 50 percent, you’re not doing what you’re supposed to be doing when you’re at 100 percent, and of […]

London, UK – A major social media campaign has today been launched to raise awareness of the wide-ranging social benefits of travel by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The new initiative asks travellers to think about the positive social impact that travel makes to people, places and communities […]

Six months into the pandemic, some laid-off workers find themselves waiting weeks or even months to receive their unemployment benefits. States blame antiquated technology and say their staffers can’t keep up with the continued surge of claims, while worker advocates say these are just excuses for mismanagement and a failure […]

Have you been let go during the coronavirus pandemic? If you’ve been laid off unexpectedly, you may have serious financial concerns and be worried about how to make money. You’re likely wondering how you’re going to pay your bills and feed your family if you can’t find a new job quickly.  You’re not […]

Cropped shot of a pregnant businesswoman giving a presentation in the boardroom. Are you shocked to learn that U.S. workers have the lowest benefits among developed countries? You probably are not, but the data is nevertheless interesting. Privately held employee benefits firm Zenefits analyzed the situation and found the following: […]

If you’re considering opening a Mastercard credit card, there are plenty of options to choose from. Mastercard itself doesn’t issue credit cards but instead functions as a credit card network that partners with a variety of other banks and financial institutions. Mastercard credit cards are broken down into several tiers, […]

By Melissa Lambarena As you lay the groundwork for 2021 financial resolutions, take inventory of your credit cards to see if they’re still in line with your goals and priorities. With the Covid-19 pandemic upending spending patterns, possibly for the foreseeable future, an audit of the benefits and costs of […]

A bottleneck at the National Archives is delaying benefits claims for 32,000 military veterans, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Covid-19 pandemic shut the National Personnel Records Center, a unit of the Archives, for months last year except for emergency requests. After briefly operating at low capacity, it […]

Thinking of switching to a plant-based diet? Then you’re in good company: according to the vegan charity Viva!, approximately three per cent of the UK’s population (that’s roughly 2 million people) now identify as vegan, with a further 33.5 per cent making a concerted effort to cut down their meat […]

20 employee benefits that workers want most 20 employee benefits that workers want most The labour market has changed in recent years, and companies are looking for new ways to attract and retain talent. Thing is, […]

Have you been let go during the coronavirus pandemic? If you’ve been laid off, you may have serious financial concerns. You’re likely wondering how you’re going to pay your bills and feed your family if you can’t find a new job quickly. You’re not alone.  Further complicating matters, only 58% of Americans […]

© Provided by The Financial Express Data generated by virtual events can be easily analysed to uncover crucial insights By Nikhil Joshi The Covid-19 pandemic has upended the traditional ways of functioning. It has caused significant disruptions across various industries, leading companies to adopt alternative methods to stay afloat. One […]