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41% of Millennial Travel Credit Cardholders Closed Their Card Due to Pandemic, ValuePenguin Survey Finds

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Consumers are generally traveling less frequently thanks to the pandemic, which is affecting how people use (or don’t use) their travel rewards credit cards. With 46% of consumers carrying a travel rewards credit card, many are thinking about what will happen to their points and miles since there are no travel plans for the …

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Regulatory Changes That Affect No-Fault Claims During Pandemic

David M. Barshay Most everyone has been affected, directly or indirectly, by the COVID-19 pandemic. The no-fault insurance industry is no exception. Attorneys, medical providers, insurers, claimants and others have all felt, to some extent or another, the devastating effects of the novel coronavirus. Following are some of the regulatory changes that affect the handling and litigation of no-fault claims …

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Sumter church sees increased need for food donations during pandemic

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How the pandemic could reshape credit unions’ presence in schools

The new academic year for kindergarten through 12th grade will be anything but normal and that’s likely to have a significant impact on the financial education offerings credit unions provide to those students. Credit unions across the country have long been a presence in schools, facilitating student-run branches and running financial literacy courses. Some states even mandate that youngsters receive …

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Pregnancy during Covid-19 pandemic: The highs and lows

The virus seemed so far away on the other side of the globe. My biggest concern was adjusting to the idea of carrying a child. Our first ultrasound was scheduled for March 3. At eight weeks, our baby didn’t yet look like a baby. According to the pregnancy website we consulted each week, she was only as big as a …

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Local restaurant overcoming hurdles during COVID-19 pandemic

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – A local restaurant located on the Easterwood Airport runway continues to overcome several hurdles as it inches closer to an opening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cody Whitten, the owner of J. Cody’s in Bryan, is opening a new restaurant called Gate 12 Bar and Grill in College Station. Whitten says that the idea came to …

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The Super Bowl during a pandemic

No mention of masks, social distance in Super Bowl planning Lloyd Sowers reports TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa has a history of hosting Super Bowls during challenging times. In 1991, soldiers fought in Desert Storm during Super Bowl XXV. The Great Recession ravaged the world economy during Super Bowl XLII in 2009. The greatest challenge is yet to come, with kick-off …

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City expects to spend $492M on COVID-19 pandemic

SAN ANTONIO – The City of San Antonio expects to spend $492 million over three years in COVID-19-related expenses for response and recovery costs. City of San Antonio Assistant City Manager Maria Villagomez presented the tally to council members in a budget work session Tuesday afternoon. The expenses include everything from testing costs to the $191 million “recovery & resiliency” …

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