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More on Localizing Coronavirus Scams

With millions of Americans out of work and anxieties running high, the National Consumers League warns

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Staying Focused While Working From Home

Working from home can be distracting even when we’re not in the midst of a pandemic,

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Help Your Readers Avoid Financial Scams: Part II

As reported in the first part of a series on the financial exploitation of U.S. seniors,

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Help Your Readers Spot These Sneaky COVID-19 Scams

As of May 7, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) received nearly 39,000 complaints from consumers

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Localizing Small Businesses Reopening (or Not Reopening)

If your state is among those that are attempting to reopen businesses now or in the

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Help Your Readers Avoid Financial Scams: Part I

As the elderly population of the United States continues to grow, there’s a sizable personal finance

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Covering Local Hiring Trends

The U.S. economy lost over 20 million jobs in April, reports the Labor Department. While millions

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Add Context to COVID-19 Coverage of Nonprofits

Demand spikes at food pantries. Revenue declines at hospitals. Layoffs hit universities and symphonies. Reporters have

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Freelancing? Here’s How to Keep Your Income Steady During the Pandemic

Your freelance career was buzzing along and COVID-19 happened. Suddenly some work from regular clients dried

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Andrew Leckey Retires After 14 Years Leading Business Journalism at Cronkite School

Andrew Leckey, who has built the business journalism program at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism

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