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The average FICO credit score hit new record highs during the pandemic—here’s why – CNBC

Several months into the global coronavirus pandemic, the average FICO credit score in the U.S. hit another record high of 711 in July, according to the latest r…

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The average FICO credit score hit another record high of 711 in the U.S. in July several months into the global coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest research from the popular scoring company. 
It may sound crazy that FICO scores actually went up at a time when tens of millions of Americans were unemployed and struggling to pay bills and loans. But when looked at in aggregate, FICO scores don’t shift rapidly, says Ethan Dornhelm, who leads the research and analytic development of FICO s…

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If Biden wins, he tells his Wall Street supporters he can’t wait to raise taxes – Fox Business

The polls may be tightening as the 2020 presidential election is just over a week away, but Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his top advisers are already laying…

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The polls may be tightening as the 2020 presidential election is just over a week away, but Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his top advisers are already laying out an aggressive economic agenda that would make raising taxes their top and immediate priority if the former vice president is elected, FOX Business has learned.
Biden continues to tell Wall Street supporters his sweeping plan for tax increases on wealthy individuals and corporations will likely be introduced as legislation almost immediately…

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Grocery stores are preparing for a second wave of panic buying — you should, too – Yahoo! Voices

Hoarding could return just in time for the usual holiday rush.

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Grocery stores are preparing for a second wave of panic buying you should, too
Remember those long lines and bare shelves?
The hoarding began slowly in spring as forward-thinking shoppers snapped up masks and hand sanitizer. But once Americans realized the pandemic was serious, they emptied stores of just about everything, from toilet paper to canned soup.
With an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases this fall, panic buying could return as worries of a second lockdown spread. Retailers say theyre…

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Americans Working From Home Face Internet Usage Limits – The Wall Street Journal

As more people rely on their home broadband for work and school during the coronavirus pandemic, providers are reinstating data caps

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The coronavirus pandemic led millions of Americans to turn their homes into offices and classrooms. It also forced many to change their habits to keep their internet bills in check.
Shea Dunn, a data-process analyst for Target Corp. who has been working from his Minneapolis home since March, said he never had to think about his households internet consumption. That changed in early July, when he got a notice from his broadband provider, Comcast Corp. , informing him he was using too much data and…

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