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If you lost your job or face eviction, a child and adolescent psychiatrist offers advice on how to prepare your kids for fewer presents this holiday season.

Cares Act tax breaks and the decision by Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to cut off several Federal Reserve emergency aid programs were misguided.

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With more consumers shopping online this year because of the pandemic, scams to steal people's financial information and money are surging. Here’s how to protect yourself during the holidays.

The Rockville company responded to the need for enclosed, secure places to put possessions.

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Black-owned businesses stabilize neighborhoods, but their proprietors endure relentless racist roadblocks.

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The number of 401(k) and TSP millionaires grows even as some workers are forced to tap their retirement account because of economic impacts of the pandemic.

Value-oriented stocks have underperformed Growth stocks and the S&P 500 for more than a decade.

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Readers respond to Michelle Singletary’s 10-part series debunking misconceptions about affirmative action, the racial wealth gap, Black homeownership and more.

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As if the efforts for another stimulus package aren’t tumultuous enough, scammers are trying to steal people’s financial information or money by sending fraudulent text messages, according to the IRS.

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The economy is struggling to recover, and without another stimulus package, the stock market may continue to be volatile. But experts still advise retirement plan investors to stick to their investment strategy.

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A typical White family has almost eight times the wealth of a typical Black family, largely as a result of the homeownership gap, which has widened with decades of discriminatory housing policies.

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The centuries of injustices, dear reader, should be reason enough to make the case for reparations.

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Blacks are dying at twice the rate of Whites from covid-19. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, the president of UMBC, and his wife, Jacqueline, who are Black, are on a mission to make sure the race to develop a vaccine includes Black volunteers.

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The IRS is making a push to get people who haven't received a stimulus payment to use its online non-filers tool by Nov. 21. Low-income Americans who are non-filers were previously told they had until Oct. 15 to claim a payment.

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Homeownership, which is so central to the American Dream, has been and far too often still is an unequal experience for Black families, in large part because of discriminatory policies endorsed by the federal government.

The central bank’s efforts to keep the economy afloat are undermining the long-term future of the U.S. pension system.

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Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ordered the Treasury Department and the IRS to extend yet again a deadline that will allow prisoners to claim stimulus payments.

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The legacy of slavery endures, and Blacks must make extraordinary efforts to overcome the discrimination that is often hidden in policies or, in the case of credit scoring, products that purport to be race-neutral.

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