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2020

September

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  • Pandemic may lead to foreclosure crisis. A surge in the share of mortgages 90 days or more overdue in June is a signal the U.S. could be heading toward a foreclosure crisis, according to a CoreLogic report. “If there are
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  • How to navigate privacy in the age of online school. One way to manage your privacy risk, is to get really comfortable with the settings of your devices and accounts, particularly the ones that control whether your camera and microphone are on all the time.
  • Black nursing homes suffer higher death rates in pandemic. Experts are particularly concerned about majority-Black nursing homes, where a confluence of factors—including close living quarters and shortages of staff and protective gear—have left African Americans even more vulnerable.
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  • The 2020 tax year is going to be a hot mess. Brace yourself: Coronavirus-related tax issues could trip you up in the coming year, resulting in a bill that you can’t pay. Next year’s tax season is going to be very confusing,
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August

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  • Black homeowners face discrimination in appraisals. Even in mixed-race and predominantly white neighborhoods, Black homeowners say, their homes are consistently appraised for less than those of their neighbors, stymying their path toward building equity and further perpetuating income equality in the
  • As evictions loom, lawyers are gearing up to help. For tenants, especially those with limited means, having a lawyer can be the difference between being evicted or being able to stay on in a rented home. Yet legal representation for tenants is relatively rare
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  • Americans need a compromise on the economy. A wide consensus among economists and business leaders recognizes that the U.S. government not only can afford to extend additional large-scale aid but cannot afford not to—unless our national leaders are prepared
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