COVID-19 concerns lead Amazon workers in Staten Island to plan walkout

Amazon employees at a New York City warehouse are planning to walk off the job Monday, as a growing number of delivery and warehouse workers demand better pay and protections in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.Employees at...

Congressional pay raise in coronavirus relief package?

The claim: A provision in the coronavirus aid package gives pay raises to members of CongressEven before the House passed a $2-trillion coronavirus relief package, rumors that representatives were using the legislation to give themselves a pay raise...

Food to buy if you’re on a budget

Americans are scrambling to stockpile supplies as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads. But not everyone has the flexibility in their budget to buy extra supplies, especially as many service workers lose their jobs and small businesses shutter because of social distancing and...

Video chat app Marco Polo helps connect you

This week, more people downloaded the Marco Polo app from the Apple iOS app store than such long-established household names as Google Chrome, WhatsApp, Skype or Twitter, according to market tracker Apptopia.  This is a big deal for a small...

How to help protect personal finances during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus has disrupted life throughout America, but various common-sense tips can help keep your finances under control. Fortunately, most of the following checklist items are reasonably easy to implement, without requiring much heavy lifting. Many are actions you...

401(k) investors can benefit from stock market dips amid COVID-19

Thursday afternoon as I stared at my computer screen awash in "up" arrows after three of stock market rallies and over 21% in gains, I saw a headline pass that read something like, After the fastest bear market in...

Here’s how to use your money

Millions of workers and their families will receive a one-time check from the government as part of the coronavirus stimulus package. Most adults will get $1,200, while children will receive another $500. For workers who have already lost their jobs...

A history of the Trump War on Media — the obsession not even coronavirus...

She was asking about the treachery of the “left-wing media.” One of his favorite subjects.“It amazes me when I read the Wall Street Journal, which is always so negative,” he began. “It amazes me when I read the...

Tips on how to get a job, unemployment

Suddenly losing your job is unsettling at any time, but it's especially scary during the coronavirus pandemic.With the unemployment rate likely to skyrocket, COVID-19 is turning out to be an economic wrecking ball."Almost every company and almost every sector...