May 1, 2021

Expansion

Child tax credit expansion 2021: See if you’ll get $500, $3,000 or $3,600 per child

Calculate how much money you could get from the expanded 2021 child tax credit.


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Beginning in July, the first of seven child tax credit payments will be sent to you if you have qualified dependents (including newborn babies and older kids in college). The first half of the child credits will arrive from July to December unless you opt out of the monthly payments, with the rest coming in 2022. The payments may also eventually get extended to 2025 — President Joe Biden pushed for this to happen during his speech on Wednesday evening. 

The child tax

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Santander Eyes Expansion in Leveraged Finance, ESG-Linked Debt

Banco Santander SA is expanding its leveraged finance business under Rafael Noya, who took over as head of global debt financing a year ago.

The Spanish bank is broadening its lending to speculative-rated borrowers from its traditional focus on high-grade debt, Noya said in an interview. It’s been building a team to get more high-yield mandates in Europe and the U.S.

“There will be a difference in the size of the deal, but we will have a well-rounded product to play head-to-head in the U.S. market too,” Noya said.

Recent deals include funding the buyout of Spanish telecommunications firm Masmovil

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World Insurance Associates Announces Leadership Expansion and New Rankings

TINTON FALLS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–World Insurance Associates LLC (World), a Top 100 insurance brokerage, announced today the expansion of its leadership team to include a Chief Financial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Placement Officer, Deputy General Counsel, Head of Employee Benefits, and a Senior Vice President and Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions. World’s growth strategy includes building a world-class team to deliver on its value proposition of bringing a quality product portfolio combined with an outstanding experience to its partners and clients.

World appointed Brian Fitzgerald, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee all financial and accounting

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