Stimulus bill would make it easier to tap retirement accounts, waive required distributions

This post was originally published on this siteThe $2 trillion stimulus bill that has passed the Senate makes three big temporary changes to retirement savings. Two would make it easier for

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Some Bay Area banks are closing branches, reducing hours, paying bonuses to employees

This post was originally published on this siteAlthough banks are exempt from Bay Area shelter-in-place orders, many are closing some branches or cutting hours, but also paying furloughed workers

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Mortgage rates head up again, another blow to real estate market

This post was originally published on this siteSo much for record-low mortgage rates. After hitting an all-time low two weeks ago, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage jumped 0.3%

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Coronavirus shows why you must read travel insurance policy before you buy

This post was originally published on this sitePeople who purchased travel insurance may be surprised to learn that it might not cover claims arising from the coronavirus. Some plans exclude

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Robinhood drops plan to start a bank, brokerage clients still waiting to interest on cash

This post was originally published on this siteRobinhood won’t be opening a bank after all. The Menlo Park brokerage firm, which made a splash offering free online stock trading popular

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Bay Area unemployment rates stayed near rock bottom in June

This post was originally published on this siteBay Area counties posted eight of the 10 lowest unemployment rates in California in June as employers continued to add jobs in most sectors except

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