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Thursday, February 27, 2020

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CNN: Why stocks keep moving higher. And higher. And higher. Julia Horowitz byline

Why do stocks continue to rise in the face of anxiety about the coronavirus? Ongoing support from the Federal Reserve, a stable...

CNN: The price of wine is dropping fast

Let's raise our glasses and toast to cheaper wine. The price of wine is expected to drop to its lowest levels...

CNN: IRS quietly deletes guideline that Fortnite virtual currency must be reported on tax returns

For months leading up to this tax season, a section of the IRS's website advised players of Fortnite, the popular online...

AP: Negative interest rates turn saving, borrowing upside down

Imagine a mortgage that pays you the interest, not the other way around. Or a savings account where it’s the bank, not...

People Who Have a Credit Score Under 700 Should Make These 5 Moves ASAP

You really try to be responsible with your money. But, no matter what you do, your credit score never seems to...

NPR: Hiring Picks Up As Employers Add 225,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. labor market revved up in January, with employers adding 225,000 jobs. That's well above the number forecasters were expecting. The...

CNN: Is $2 million enough to feel wealthy?

How much does a person need to feel rich? A recent survey from Charles Schwab revealed that a net worth of...

NPR: China To Test Digital Currency. Could It End Up Challenging The Dollar Globally?

China is light-years ahead of the United States in doing away with old-fashioned paper money. Now China's central bank is preparing to...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...