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Color Of Money

Mortgage relief during COVID-19: Here’s what you need to know

May 8, 2020

BPT In these unprecedented times, when many families are facing physical, emotional and financial hardships, a common question is, “How do I keep up with my mortgage when I’m not working?” A home is a family’s most important asset. But now it’s more than that: It’s where they are hunkering down and staying safe. That’s…

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Sound financial tips during COVID-19 uncertainty

April 30, 2020

BPT The current COVID-19 financial landscape is unpredictable, causing anxiety for people of all ages. With layoffs, unexpected medical expenses, and an ever-changing and uncertain economy, it’s easy to worry. “Now more than ever is the time to take an active approach with your finances to position yourself for success,” says Danielle Seurkamp, CFP. “Knowledge…

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Community leaders and industry experts volunteer for PA COVID-19 Small and Small Diverse Business and Community Taskforce

April 24, 2020

Taskforce engages small businesses, aids community members Pennsylvania –As the COVID-19 epidemic continues to shutter businesses and endanger vulnerable populations, business and civic leaders throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have pooled their expertise to form the COVID-19 Small and Small Diverse Business and Community Taskforce (2SDB&C Taskforce). The 2SDB&C Taskforce was organized to facilitate opportunities…

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How to get complaints resolved without using customer service

April 17, 2020

BPT Have you ever received an unfair bill and dreaded the typical fight with customer service to get it resolved? It might be a surprise charge from your cellphone provider, a bill from the cable company that just keeps increasing, or confusing contracts from your internet provider that renew inexplicably. You finally call customer service…

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Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund Deadline extended to April 15

April 11, 2020

The City and PIDC announced that the deadline for micro-businesses to submit applications for funding from the Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund is before midnight on Wednesday, April 15. The Relief Fund, which launched on March 23 with approximately $9.25 million, has received over 6,000 applications from businesses seeking more than $82 million in…

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Making sense of COVID-19 and volatile markets

April 9, 2020

By Dan Keady, TIAA Chief Financial Planning Strategist BPT  While the health and wellbeing of family, friends and neighbors remains top of mind, it’s perfectly normal to think about savings and investments given recent market fluctuations. It’s important to remember to stay calm and keep your eye on the horizon, as this is the nature…

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How to prep for and spend your government relief check

April 2, 2020

By Sean Pyles of NerdWallet ASSOCIATED PRESS The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives and finances of millions. A federal relief package aiming to provide payments to distressed consumers passed Friday — but that money is not likely to land for a number of weeks. While you’ll have to wait for whatever money you might…

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Philadelphia area Domino’s stores looking to hire 700 team members

March 27, 2020

Locally-owned stores looking to hire for part-time and full-time positions PHILADELPHIA – Domino’s franchise-owned locations are looking to hire about 700 new team members across more than 142 stores throughout the Philadelphia area. The positions include delivery drivers, customer service representatives, assistant managers and managers. “Domino’s works hard to serve local communities across the country…

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