May 3, 2021

Day: May 3, 2021

Detroit mom sees at-home paint business boom during pandemic

DETROIT (WXYZ) — LaShay Heard of Detroit started her mobile paint and sip business back in 2017. It’s called “Paint’d Party Services,” and provides an instruction-led painting experience, which she leads.

The businesses offer group painting to both adults and kids. LaShay has visited schools, churches, and people’s homes for special events like baby showers or birthday parties.

But with two sons battling Sickle Cell Anemia and a full-time job, the 24-year-old mother never had the time to turn this passion project into a full-time moneymaker; it was always something she did on the side, mostly for fun.

And then

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Buffett on writing an insurance policy with Elon Musk

Bloomberg

Rich Americans Fleeing Tax Hikes May Turbocharge Shift to ETFs

(Bloomberg) — The booming ETF industry may be set to lure even more cash in the coming years as rich Americans facing higher capital gains taxes look to limit what they owe Uncle Sam.President Joe Biden’s plan to double the rate those making more than $1 million a year pay on investment profits would accelerate a shift that’s already seen hundreds of billions of dollars migrate from mutual funds to exchange-traded funds, market watchers say. That’s because ETFs are generally more tax efficient, spinning off fewer capital-gain disbursements that

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Veterans Health Administration

The current landscape of healthcare laws makes it complicated to test populations at scale. The PWNHealth ecosystem permits nationwide testing and therapy in a compliant and safe manner to help drive better health and economic outcomes. PWNHealth provides the scientific, legal, and know-how infrastructure to offer testing alongside the normal healthcare system along side the biggest names in diagnostic testing. PWNHealth is a nationwide clinician network that provides secure and quick access to diagnostic testing. By empowering people with essential diagnostic info, we are shaping a new paradigm that enhances engagement in private health and wellness.

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John Kerry discloses millions in income from finance, energy firms

John Kerry disclosed millions in income and a massive stock portfolio that he’s liquidated since taking office as President Biden’s special climate envoy, according to a financial filing obtained by Axios on Friday.

Why it matters: Kerry is among the wealthiest members of the Biden administration. He maintains significant influence over U.S. energy and environmental policy as Biden’s climate envoy, a role that comes after he advised a number of firms in the space following his time as secretary of State.

  • The State Department, where Kerry officially works again, says he has divested assets that could pose a conflict of
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Biden’s next two stimulus bills: 5 ways the packages could bring you more money

What could be in Biden’s next two stimulus proposals for you?


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You may have just received your third stimulus check as part of March’s American Rescue Plan, but President Joe Biden is already looking ahead to the next two stimulus proposals. Biden in a speech before Congress set out his plans for how the US will create jobs, reduce poverty and get more money into people’s hands to spur the economy out of the pandemic. “We need to make a once-in-a-generation investment in our families and our children,” Biden said, offering some details for the next

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UK’s Johnson faces more questions over personal spending

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced more allegations on Sunday about his expenditure on the refurbishment of his apartment and on childcare for his young son, which his foreign minister dismissed as baseless gossip.

Johnson has repeatedly weathered gaffes, crises over Brexit and disclosures of his adultery, but the revelation that he and his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, spent lavishly to redecorate their residence with a designer feted by royalty has touched a nerve.

One of the leaders of the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union, Johnson is grappling with a stream of allegations about both his expenditure and the

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