reare the S&P 500Worried about a decline in the near 100% gain from last March’s low? You’re not alone. While much of that decision was a pick-up from the sharp drop triggered by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of it was also just plain optimism … perhaps a few too much. The stocks …

Prior to Wednesday’s Powerball draw, the estimated jackpot was $ 137 million, with a cash value of $ 93.8 million, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. website. Mega Millions stands at $ 117 million, with a cash value of $ 83.6 million before Friday’s draw. As of 2019, some residents of Cumberland County and …

The winner of the Open will pocket $ 2.07 million (US), while anyone who finishes in the top 10 will take home at least $ 200,000 (US). This marks an increase in the amount of money offered at the Open, and it matches the Masters. Still, there is more than enough greenery for everyone. Here’s …

Intuit, the parent company of TurboTax tax filing software, is quitting an IRS program that allows many Americans to file their taxes for free. The IRS is partnering with the Free File Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of tax software companies that provide free tax filing services for the Free File program. Intuit says in a …

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois. Residents whose property suffered damage in June from a tornado that hit DuPage County and other areas of suburban Chicago are eligible for low-interest federal recovery loans. Illinois officials announced this week that the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved their request for help with low-interest, long-term loans. A tornado with winds up …

I stopped by the supermarket the other day for a handful of items. When I saw my total – something in the order of $ 23 – I was flabbergasted. But really, I shouldn’t have been shocked. Inflation has been wreaking havoc on Americans’ wallets for several months, as the cost of common goods and …

A widowed retiree was terrified of losing her home after three separate finance companies were tricked into issuing loans in her name totaling $ 20,000. The oblivious 78-year-old only learned she was responsible for the fraudulent debts after one of the lenders filed a warning against her humble Auckland property and another threatened to repossess …

For NFL teams, the 2020 season disrupted by COVID will be the story of two revenue streams: national television money which continued its upward trend and local revenue which fell due to stadiums empty. Each NFL team received a record $ 309.2 million in domestic revenue last year, according to figures released Friday by the …

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