“CFPB makes it clear: fair service is back, for real this time”

A new presidential administration and a bugle call from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau turned fair service from a seemingly remote risk into a top mandate. After the 2008 financial crisis, regulators improved the review guidelines for long-standing equitable loans to incorporate the concept of equitable service. They began to …

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Death, OSHA fine, and the nature of modern agriculture

What would you do if a family member died suddenly and tragically in a farm accident? You must first call emergency services. You would then probably call your family members. You would call close friends. You would be devastated by your own grief. You will end up having a funeral …

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Representative Delgado Encourages NY-19 Small Businesses To Request Reopening of COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program Relief Assistance | WIVT

Posted: January 12, 2021 / 11:46 a.m. EST / Updated: January 12, 2021 / 11:46 a.m. EST From the office of Representative Antonio Delgado: RHINEBECK, NY – This week the Small Business Administration (SBA) will reopen the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for new borrowers and some existing borrowers. Biparty congressional …

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One dead child, another in critical condition after Bensonhurst crash

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York A driver fatally struck a 4-year-old boy and left another child in critical condition after dropping the children off outside a school in Bensonhurst on Monday …

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What to do when you can’t pay

People are often ashamed of their medical debt, seeing it as their moral obligation to pay their bills and their personal failure when they cannot afford it. What if you can’t pay your hospital bills? What if you had accumulated medical debt and have no way of paying it when …

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Calibrate your emergency fund for a crisis-prone world

IIt took a pandemic to convince Americans to take savings seriously. For years, Americans have set aside 7-8% of their income. In an instinctive reaction to COVID-19[female[feminine, people have been hiding money at a historic level. According to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis, in April 2020, the personal …

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The World Bank sees a “great will” to suspend the debt payments of the poorest countries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World Bank sees “enormous willingness” on the part of official bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments of the world’s poorest countries so they can focus on tackling the coronavirus pandemic a senior bank official said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A participant stands near a World Bank logo …

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Private sector participation in G20 debt relief “essential”: IMF

FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Gita Gopinath answers questions at the annual IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2019. REUTERS / James Lawler Duggan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Private sector participation will be key to ensuring the success of a debt relief initiative launched by …

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The best tax debt relief services of 2021

Over the course of several phone conversations, we found that representatives of Tax Defense Partners listened carefully to our tax debt scenario before coming up with potential solutions. While it may appear that the tax debt relief industry is here to help under any circumstances, it’s important to note the …

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Pakistan officially calls for G-20 debt relief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has officially asked members of the G-20 countries for debt relief with a pledge not to take out new non-concessional loans, except those authorized by the guidelines of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. The formal requests were sent to individual countries on Friday as …

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