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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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PECO extending customer support to ensure all residents have safe and reliable service during this critical time

March 27, 2020

Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected customers PECO is taking several steps to help ensure all customers have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, PA Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses to close physical locations to slow coronavirus spread.  With more people, including children,…

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Seven steps to prepare for a home remodel

March 19, 2020

FAMILY FEATURES A homeowner’s motivation for taking on a remodeling project can vary greatly, but there’s one universal rule of thumb: home upgrades should add value, function or both. This step-by-step guide can help ensure you get the maximum return on your investment and make the most of your remodel. Step 1: Identify reasons for…

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Important message for PECO customers regarding COVID-19

March 18, 2020

At PECO, the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and communities is our top priority. As you know, COVID-19 is spreading across the United States, and the president has declared a national emergency. We recognize the role we play is foundational to how our country responds to this challenge. We provide the critical infrastructure…

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Trump wants checks sent to the public within two weeks

March 18, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive federal effort, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans, enlisted the military for MASH-like hospitals and implored ordinary people — particularly socially active millennials — to do their part by staying home to stop the spread of the coronavirus. His proposed economic package alone could…

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Welcome a four-legged family member with care

March 12, 2020

Tips for a successful, lifelong pet adoption FAMILY FEATURES Bringing home a new pet can be exciting and heartwarming. Before you get caught up in the excitement of adopting a pet, however, it’s important to do a bit of homework and have conversations to ensure you’re choosing a lifelong fit for your family. When considering…

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