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Published on February 22, 2021 - Page 4
ROME (AP) — The artist who sculpted Charging Bull, the bronze statue in New York which became an iconic symbol of Wall Street, has died in his...
Published on February 22, 2021 - Page 5
Being asked to be an executor is an honor you might want to pass up. Settling an estate typically involves tracking down and appraising assets,...
Published on February 22, 2021 - Page 9
If you have high-interest consumer debt, getting control of your money in the new year might sound overwhelming. Most Americans say the COVID-19...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 4
Growing up in Minneapolis, Isabella Tunney followed the progress of her older brother with admiration and occasional envy as he worked toward earning...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 12
Less than a week after a fire tore through Hole in the Wall Gang camp for seriously ill children in Connecticut, almost $3 million has been raised to...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 23
NEW YORK — A onetime flight attendant who conjured fictional nightmares during breaks on cross country red-eyes has a seven-figure deal for two...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 25
PORTLAND, Maine —The thrill of hurtling along a remote trail, coupled with Americans’ ongoing desire to get outside during the pandemic, is creating...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 25
Families battered by the pandemic recession may soon discover the tax refunds they’re counting on are dramatically smaller — or they actually owe...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: “One Good Thing” is a series that highlights individuals whose actions provide glimmers of joy in hard times — stories of people who...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Just when you thought Seth Rogen couldn’t get any higher. The actor, comedian, filmmaker and proud stoner has a deal with Crown for...
Published on February 16, 2021 - Page 4
Tax season is raising fresh questions for business owners who received a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program. Can business owners deduct...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 9
of NerdWallet If you became a gig worker during the pandemic, beware: Your taxes just got more complicated. Gig work — Uber driving, Instacart...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: Virus Diary, an occasional feature, showcases the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of Associated Press journalists around the...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 25
The importance of money has less to do with affording the newest iPhone or measuring career success, and far more to do with the core of being human...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — At 19, Billie Eilish is already looking back. The Grammy-winning star is releasing a collection of hundreds of rarely seen photos...
Published on February 9, 2021 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Allen, whose Times Square-adjacent bistro that bears his name has been a decadeslong draw for theater folk and where a post-show...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 9
of NerdWallet A singular crisis has led to extraordinary relief options for borrowers. Interest and payments have been paused on federal student...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 23
Just a few years ago, car subscriptions looked like the next sure thing. Picking up on consumers’ comfort with paying monthly for the likes of...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 25
PORTLAND, Maine — There once was a tune that tickled the Internet’s fancy/When TikTok revived the humble sea shanty/The views came fast, the fad...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 25
Although the pandemic is still part of our daily lives, the new year offers an opportunity to craft fresh money goals. Maybe the trials of last year...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 25
Removing ice from roads and walkways in winter might be essential for safety. But salt can be damaging to plants and soil. Salt has the same effect...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Brayden Harrington, the teenager whom President-elect Joe Biden befriended as a fellow stutterer, has a book coming out this summer...
Published on February 6, 2021 - Page 5
LOUISVILLE, Colo. —Lynda Hartman needed a hug. It had been at least eight months since she touched her 77-year-old husband, Len. He has dementia and...
Published on February 3, 2021 - Page 4
EDITOR’S NOTE: The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus in this series. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP.org. By the Associated Press...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 25
CINCINNATI — Olivia Hinerfeld’s dog Lincoln and Kate Hilts’ cat Potato have something in common: They both like to interrupt Zoom calls as their...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 25
It took a pandemic to convince Americans to take saving money seriously. For years, Americans set aside 7%-8% of their income. In a knee-jerk...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 25
Sometime in 2021, most American workers and students will return to campuses, offices and other workplaces. Left behind will be pets who have become...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — A bound edition of materials about President Donald Trump’s second impeachment will feature a foreword from an estranged associate —...
Published on January 30, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The government’s top infectious disease expert said Friday he hopes to see some children starting to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in...
Published on January 26, 2021 - Page 17
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Coronavirus restrictions have forced bars and restaurants to seat customers outside in the dead of winter. Now, many are...