March 23, 2021

Day: March 23, 2021

Lawmakers want to require Hawai’i students to take finance classes – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

“These are things that you just need to know, you need to get out into life with these tools already,” said Yanagida, who now serves as Board Chair for Junior Achievement of Hawai’i, a non-profit organization that offers financial literacy classes for public school students. 

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$1,400 stimulus checks going out now: Here’s when the IRS could send your payment

Stimulus checks are on their way. Where does your personal payment fit into the schedule?


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If you don’t get your stimulus check through direct deposit by March 24 (that’s Wednesday), that means you’re getting it in the mail, either as a paper check or EIP card. That’s according to a statement issued by the US Treasury Monday. This next batch of payments worth up to $1,400 per person began processing Friday, so some may see it as soon as today. The timeline for SSDI and SSI benefits is still unknown — the Social Security website promises a

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Amazon Prime Wardrobe Gives You Your Own Personal Shopper at Home

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No surprise here: Amazon is one of our favorite places to shop for fashion! You can find some seriously amazing pieces for great prices — not to mention the convenience of having everything delivered right to your home. But here’s the thing: Sometimes, the incredible amount of inventory can be overwhelming! There are thousands upon thousands of dresses, skirts, jeans and shoes — and it may be difficult to find what you want if you’re in a rush.

That’s why Amazon’s Personal Shopper

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on free-agent spending

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whose team went on a free-agent splurge that broke the NFL record for guaranteed money spent on signings, described the aggressive approach as strategic.

“It’s like investing in the stock market,” Kraft said, according to the “Football Morning In America” column. “You take advantage of corrections and inefficiencies in the market when you can, and that’s what we did here. We’ll see. Nothing is guaranteed, and I’m very cognizant of that. But we’re not in the business to be in business. We’re in this business to win.”

Kraft purchased the

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What’s Good for the Ocean May Also Be Good for Business

Others, too, see the value of working with industry groups. Whale Safe is an initiative from the University of California Santa Barbara to help big ships avoid hitting whales as they travel through ports around Los Angeles. The program came, in part, as a response to shipping companies asking for help, according to Douglas McCauley, a professor of ocean science at U.C.S.B.

Ship strikes, as they are known, are among the leading causes of death for whales, and 2018 and 2019 were the worst years on record for collisions on the West Coast, with 27 total resulting in 22 deaths,

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how getting an insurance payout can be a full-time job

As thousands of homes remain underwater in what appears to be yet another historic flood event in New South Wales, insurance companies are being inundated with calls from worried customers. The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that Insurance Council of Australia has declared an insurance catastrophe following more than 5,000 claims over the weekend.

Flood is the most expensive natural disaster for insurers, and it’s getting worse. The outcome is bad news all round for people living in flood-prone areas (which is, well, a lot of people).

The concurrence of increasing urban development in floodplains, and more intense

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