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High Unemployment & Consumer Confidence – What Gives?

Unemployment is at record highs. Consumer bankruptcy filings are at historic lows. And consumer confidence is high. What is going on? A recent episode of The Indicator from Planet Money and NPR sheds some light on the situation - check out Why Consumer Confidence is So High. People thought the pandemic was going to be as bad as the Great Depression [...]

My Employer Closes or Files for Bankruptcy, Now What?

What Happens if My Employer Closes or Files for Bankruptcy? Lately, not a day goes by that we do not hear about another well-known business filing bankruptcy due to COVID-19. In fact, I just came across an interesting article from NBC News. It is called Which major retail companies have filed for bankruptcy since the coronavirus pandemic hit? Here's the [...]

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