Posts From Dorianne Perrucci

As Covid-19 Increases Middle-Class Debt, These Three Strategies Can Help

In March 2020, Covid-19 hit U.S. families at the low end of middle-class income ($25,000-$110,000) hard,

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Are Working Women Losing Ground During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Country music singer Dolly Parton will have to update her 1980 hit song, “9 to 5,”

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How Are Small Businesses Weathering Covid-19?

Small businesses generate 99% of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but dig deeper into those

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Covering Personal Finance: An Introduction

By Dorianne Perrucci Jane Bryant Quinn thought for a moment before answering my question. “Exactly what

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Investing Isn’t a Video Game: Important Things to Remember About Retail Trading

The much ballyhooed trading app Robinhood, a startup with an $8.3 billion valuation, has had runaway

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Retirement Insecurity, Part II: Corona-Related Distributions

On March 27, corona-related relief for retirement plans and IRAs signed into law by President Trump

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Retirement Insecurity, Part I: Employers Suspend Retirement Plan Contributions

Current retirement security is elusive for many. Half of all seniors had average savings of $83,500,

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How Is COVID-19 Changing U.S. Retail?

How is COVID-19 changing U.S. retail? Changing shopper preferences and habits, and cutthroat competition. Some major

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How to Help Your Vulnerable Readers Stabilize Their Financial Lives During COVID-19

As their August recess approaches, Democratic and Republican lawmakers aren’t likely to agree on the funding

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What to Know About the Growing Gap between U.S. Workers Affected by COVID-19

In October 2019, when the Federal Reserve Board conducted its seventh annual Survey of Household Economics

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