March 11, 2021

Day: March 11, 2021

School Isn’t Closed for Lack of Money

The new Covid-19 relief plan, passed by the Senate over the weekend, includes $123 billion for K-12 public schools, supposedly to help them reopen. That’s almost the amount the U.S. dedicated, in real terms, to the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe after World War II. And it’s on top of the mostly unspent $54 billion federal bailout for public schools from December and the $13 billion allocation from last spring.

Major teachers unions have claimed repeatedly that public schools need gobs of cash to reopen in person. American Federation of Teachers chief

Randi Weingarten

protests that “countless places lack the

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Can you get a personal loan if you are self-employed?

It can be more complicated for self-employed borrowers to get a personal loan. Here’s what you should know about the process. (iStock)

A personal loan can be used for almost any purpose, from debt consolidation to starting a small business. But it can be challenging to qualify for a personal loan when you’re self-employed because lenders want solid proof of income before approving a loan application.

The good news is, there are still options for individuals who work for themselves to secure a personal loan. However, you may have to jump through some extra hoops first if that’s

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UPDATE 1-U.S. business applications decline in February


Raymond James: These 3 Stocks Are Poised to Surge by at Least 50%

In a recent note on the state of the stock markets, Raymond James equity strategist Tavis McCourt points out a series of policy factors that are playing a role in the current market volatility; the situation is more complex, perhaps, than most of us have been willing to admit. McCourt notes permutations of the SLR rule, political dynamics on the Senate Banking Committee, and the regulatory atmosphere towards potential capital return are all influencing the Fed’s moves and the market reactions. “We believe the Fed will

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Finance Giant WFC Stock Banks On 91% EPS Rebound In 2021| Investor’s Business Daily

Wall Street foresees a strong economic rebound in 2021, with financial giants Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Citibank (C) all expecting big growth this year. But Wells Fargo (WFC) tops all the big banks in terms of estimated EPS gains.


While one of the country’s largest banks, Wells Fargo hasn’t posted a quarter of positive growth for both the top and bottom lines since Q2 2019. But investors are banking on a strong rebound.

For 2021, Wells Fargo sees earnings growth of 91%, followed by a 26% rise

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How prime members can save money with every Amazon order

HOUSTON – If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you know two-day shipping rarely means you’ll get your order in two days anymore. The company claims the COVID-19 pandemic has caused shipping delays for the last year. But there are some ways you can make up for the service you’ve already paid for if you know how to shop.

At check-out, Amazon gives Prime members three delivery options:

  • Free Prime delivery that may or may not make it in two days

  • Free Amazon Day delivery that takes about a week

  • Free No Rush shipping that takes about a week and a

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Keeping Customers Happy To Grow Your Business

By Betsabe Brewer, Head of Customer Success, CashDrop

When you hear ‘customer success,’ do you tune it out because you think your business isn’t big enough for that? Or is it something that keeps you up at night? 

No matter how big your company is, customer success equals your success. Accelerate the growth of your business by focusing on growing a loyal customer base that helps increase sales. The challenge is creating processes in your business that ensure customers are getting the same experience, every time. 

Here are some lessons merchants using CASHDROP have learned to supercharge their business with

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