Tomas Vargas, Jr., of Stockton, Calif., says that receiving money through the city’s universal basic income experiment has been life changing. Snap Jackson Photography A few years ago, Tomas Vargas, Jr., was having a tough time supporting his family. The Stockton, California, resident, a part-time supervisor at UPS, found his paychecks were not enough to
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Atticus is the CEO of PadSplit, an affordable, shared housing model that creates financial independence for workers. Getty If you ask a person of color, they’ll likely tell you they’ve been unjustifiably pulled over while driving. We hear this example often when discussing racism in our society, and it’s for good reason. Not only are there countless
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Morsa Images If your income has taken a hit during the coronavirus pandemic, you may be trying to figure out ways to bring in some cash. One option is to tap  your 401(k) plan or individual retirement account under the new rules enacted in the federal coronavirus stimulus package, or CARES Act. Experts often say  taking money
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TOPLINE Despite growing concerns about a record number of new U.S. coronavirus cases, the stock market has largely held steady thanks to surging shares of big tech companies—though  that’s resulting in a very imbalanced market, experts warn. The FAANG stocks – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet. Forbes KEY FACTS Even as the United
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WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 30: United States Supreme Court (Front L-R) Associate Justice Stephen … [+] Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., (Back L-R) Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh pose
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Many Renters and Homeowners Have Trouble Paying Their Bills in the Recession. Getty Millions of renters and homeowners could face evictions and foreclosure as many have trouble paying their bills in the recession. With temporary job losses turning permanent and the unemployment rate still at double digit rates, many families do not earn enough to
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Taking a gap year amid the coronavirus will be a different experience than the international travel plan many recent high school graduates have favored. Hinterhaus Productions As politicians and universities fight over the reopening of college and university campuses, recent high school graduates are debating if they should take a gap year, deferring enrollment for at
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A battle heats up between a deep-research investor with a private equity mindset and an underperforming small cap software stock. This is a textbook case of good activism — a company with poor operating history, horrible corporate governance, underperforming stock, overpaid CEO and a large, long-term shareholder with a very friendly and reasonable request with impressive
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Changes to Medicare that advocates have been seeking may end up in the next federal coronavirus relief legislation,  experts say. The Republican-controlled Senate is expected to unveil its version of the next stimulus package in late July as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to slow economic recovery and unemployment remains high. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,
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