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Three Ways D&I Makes Companies Better

Three Ways D&I Makes Companies Better

Learn about how D&I makes companies better.

Kerry Thomas
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Sharing Your Wealth -- How You Can Support Neighbors Through COVID

Sharing Your Wealth -- How You Can Support Neighbors Through COVID

Working at a FinTech company, I always find myself thinking about wealth. What is wealth anyway? According to Merriam-Webster, wealth is defined as an “abundance of valuable material possessions or resources”. Because my days are spent thinking about investments, passive income, retirement funds, and other money-related topics, it is easy

Kayla Kim
Kayla Kim
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A Second Stimulus Check Has Arrived: What You Need To Know

A Second Stimulus Check Has Arrived: What You Need To Know

As we start to put 2020 to rest, some of us can leave the tumultuous year behind with a slightly thicker lining in our pockets thanks to the new bill that was approved by Congress on Dec 21st.

Kayla Kim
Kayla Kim
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2020's Best & Worst Places to Rent in America

2020's Best & Worst Places to Rent in America

COVID-19 affected our lives in a way no one could have anticipated. From e-learning to drive-in concerts, the pandemic has had a significant impact on the public consciousness. With all these changes, where's the best place to rent?

Ashley Lipman
Ashley Lipman
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How to Support Your Local Community

How to Support Your Local Community

It’s safe to say that 2020 has not played out in a way that anyone imagined. As we adjust to this new normal, it is important to constantly check up on your friends and family, and support your local community.

Kiana Moattari
Kiana Moattari
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The Best Small Towns for Working Remotely in the US in 2020

The Best Small Towns for Working Remotely in the US in 2020

If you can work and be productive remotely, why endure a concrete jungle with barely affordable rent, high cost of living, and a crowded commute? Working from home is in, and here's where you should go.

Volodymyr Kupriyanov
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CDC Halt Evictions Through the End of 2020

CDC Halt Evictions Through the End of 2020

This past Tuesday, the CDC has declared a ban on evictions for tenants who have been impacted by COVID-19, effective until the end of 2020. As a measure to avoid potential further spread of coronavirus, they deemed it unsafe for tenants to be evicted and forced into homelessness or other

Hannah Erling
Hannah Erling
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Selling Your Home Safely During the Pandemic

Selling Your Home Safely During the Pandemic

It can be hard to go through with selling your home given the anxiety surrounding the coronavirus. If you’re ready to take advantage of the current high demand but might be a bit worried about doing so safely, these tips will make the home selling process during the pandemic safer.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
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How to Prepare for the Post-COVID Job Market

How to Prepare for the Post-COVID Job Market

The current recession caused one of the worst US unemployment rates of the last few decades, but the market seems to be recovering faster than expected. If you are one of the millions struggling to land a job or need help with preparing yourself for the post-COVID job market, here are some tips.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
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Tips for Moving Safely During COVID-19

Tips for Moving Safely During COVID-19

If you already planned on moving during the COVID-19 pandemic and can’t reschedule your secured move in date, you should consider some tips to help make your move as safe as possible. Keep in mind these practical tips that will assist you with the moving process, helping ease any added stress.

Kyla Armistead
Kyla Armistead
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Factors to Consider When Reopening the Workspace Amidst COVID-19

Factors to Consider When Reopening the Workspace Amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 has spawned many compelling challenges within the workplace, forcing employers to restructure their workforce. However, as the United States slowly reopens its economy back up, businesses need to be cautious and take the necessary steps to promote effective health and safety practices.

Kyla Armistead
Kyla Armistead
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California Considers Ending Renter and Homeowner Protections

California Considers Ending Renter and Homeowner Protections

With the onset of COVID-19, California took a multitude of steps to protect its residents from the pandemic and its negative consequences. As businesses closed, many people lost their sources of income and were thus unable to pay their rent or other housing fees.

Megan Cardosi
Megan Cardosi
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5 Thriving Industries Amidst the Pandemic

5 Thriving Industries Amidst the Pandemic

Many companies across a vast number of industries are struggling to stay afloat with low demand, an unstable supply chain, and great uncertainty around stabilization. While the economy as a whole suffers, here are 5 industries benefiting and capitalizing on societal changes during the COVID-19 era.

Daniel Lavarte
Daniel Lavarte
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An Unexpected Job Rebound

An Unexpected Job Rebound

A 10 million job surprise! America’s labor market unexpectedly rebounded last month, signaling the economy is recovering much faster than expected. 2.5 million jobs were created in May versus the 8.5 million expected to be lost.

Bob Bednarz
Bob Bednarz
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Keys to Working From Home Successfully

Keys to Working From Home Successfully

As we get accustomed to the new normal, it's important that we focus on our own growth. For many of us, this means having to build new, healthy habits to work from home successfully.

Mickey Piekarski
Mickey Piekarski
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When Fed Chair Jerome Powell Speaks, the Market Listens

When Fed Chair Jerome Powell Speaks, the Market Listens

To Lock or Not to Lock – that is the question facing many homeowners who want to refinance or buy a home. Mortgage rates are dependent upon the financial markets. So what does the Fed believe is happening to our economy right now?

Bob Bednarz
Bob Bednarz
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5 Best Financial Management Skills Homebuyers Should Know Amidst COVID-19

5 Best Financial Management Skills Homebuyers Should Know Amidst COVID-19

If you are a homebuyer who is starting an investment amidst this pandemic, you are still on the right track. There is no better time to invest than during a downturn. Here are the 5 best financial management skills you need to know during these unprecedented times.

Tiffany Wagner
Tiffany Wagner
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s only fitting that we take this week as an opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate the importance of taking care of one’s mental wellbeing.

Michael Strachan
Michael Strachan
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Looking Ahead in the Housing Market

Looking Ahead in the Housing Market

Demand for housing continues to remain strong. Even with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand will continue to grow.

Jeffrey Marples
Jeffrey Marples
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The New Normal: Adjusting to COVID-19

The New Normal: Adjusting to COVID-19

After the government mandated lockdown pulled back its scope, the real estate community has returned to work so normalcy can continue and agents can make things happen for their clients.

Jeffrey Marples
Jeffrey Marples
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