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  • F.A.Q. on stimulus checks, unemployment and the coronavirus bill. The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion economic rescue plan on Wednesday that will offer assistance to tens of millions of American households affected by the coronavirus. Its components include stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment
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  • DeVos halts collection of defaulted federal student loans. The Education Department is putting a stop to collecting on defaulted federal student loans amid the coronavirus pandemic and ordering private collection firms to stop pursuing borrowers “until further notice," according to the
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  • How can patients make use of telemedicine. A mask and an iPad. That’s what a patient displaying symptoms associated with the novel coronavirus is handed when they arrive at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. From an isolation room, the
  • These companies are hiring thousands during pandemic. Demand for essential goods and food has skyrocketed and stores are hiring like crazy to keep up. CVS said it is looking to fill a total of 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary positions. Walmart plans to
  • Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae move to protect renters. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac last week suspended foreclosures and evictions on single-family homes as the coronavirus continues to spread, but that policy will only help those living in a house, leaving many renters
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