What The Stimulus Package Means For You
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:56:19 GMT
The self-employed and independent contractors also are included in a dramatic expansion of unemployment insurance that could provide benefits for up to 39 weeks.
Personal Income Increased In February
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:55:48 GMT
Personal income increased $106.8 billion (0.6 percent) in February according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Best Working Essentials For Your Home Office
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:55:02 GMT
All pre-pandemic remote workers already know a home office isn’t an office until you bust out all of the essential office supplies, all of which can be ordered online.
Mortgage Rates Drop
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:03:38 GMT
Freddie Mac reports 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.50 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending March 26, 2020, down from last week when it averaged 3.65 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.06 percent.
Weekly Jobless Claims Surge
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:02:47 GMT
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely ended the longest employment boom in U.S. history.
Stocks Higher Despite Dire Jobs Report
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:02:11 GMT
U.S. stocks jumped at the start of trading Thursday, recovering from early losses, following a weekly jobless claims report from the Labor Department that showed unemployment claims soared.