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Shoppers avoid brands with a bad track record when it comes to ethics. According to new research, consumers are turning away from companies that do not treat their employees or supply chains fairly. I can exclusively reveal that 40% of UK consumers have stopped shopping with brands or companies that they believe do not treat their employees or supply chains fairly. According to the website Top-CashBack, one out of every four British shoppers has stopped buying from companies that do not give back to society, and one out of every five avoids companies that do not employ a diverse workforce.…

Find out if you’re eligible for a $1,800 lump sum payment in time for Christmas if you’re a parent in the United States. ELIGIBLE families will receive a lump sum payment of (dollar)1,800 per child next month, just in time for the holidays. These payments will be made to those who aren’t required to file a tax return in 2019 or 2020, with another payment coming in 2022. By November 15, those individuals would have had to manually claim the child tax credits using an online tool. The White House, the US Treasury, and Code for America, a nonprofit tech…

Target will close all of its stores for the holiday. This year, TARGET will not be open on Thanksgiving. On November 22, CEO Brian Cornell announced the permanent shift. Target stores were closed on Thanksgiving in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, and they announced in mid-January that they would not be open on the holiday in 2021. Then, in a note to employees obtained by the Associated Press, Mr Cornell made the change permanent. “What began as a temporary measure in response to the pandemic has evolved into our new standard,” he wrote. “You don’t have to wonder if…

Home Depot and Lowe’s have the best real Christmas trees delivered. THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS ON THE WAY, and it’s time to go out and buy a Christmas tree so you can get the party started. Christmas trees can cost hundreds of dollars when purchased online. And, on occasion, the price is pushed even higher by exorbitant shipping charges. You can save money, however, by finding the right tree for your living room. Finding websites that offer Black Friday deals or free shipping and delivery is one way to save money. As a result, for less than (dollar)100, you can…

From food to travel, here are some ways to save money this Thanksgiving. With Thanksgiving only a few days away, people are scrambling to figure out how to stretch their dollars in the face of rising prices. Expect to pay more for everything from groceries to gas, but if you do your research, you might be able to save some money. Inflation and supply chain problems are still a reality that affects everyone’s bottom line. There are Black Friday deals to be had, but if you’re hosting Thanksgiving, you’ll have to dig a little deeper to save money. Expect to…

Update on the stimulus check: (dollar)1,000 payments are being sent out in five states – see if you qualify. IN FIVE STATES, SURPRISE stimulus payments of up to (dollar)1,000 are being distributed to eligible families. It’s been eight months since the government provided financial assistance to American families through Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan. Five states are assisting their residents with bonus cash of up to (dollar)1,000 as some families continue to suffer from the effects of the Covid pandemic. The extra money will be a welcome addition to some families’ (dollar)300 Child Tax Credit, which was received on November…

Employers must now share salary information with job applicants due to new legislation. A COUPLE OF STATES HAVE PASSED NEW LAWS addressing the long-sought idea of pay transparency. These laws are intended to address pay disparities that have plagued people for decades, particularly women and minorities. If you’re looking for work, as many people are as a result of the Covid pandemic, you might be applying for jobs but not knowing how much they pay. Before the topic of pay even comes up in conversation, there are usually several rounds of interviews. And it’s then that you’ll realize you’ve squandered…

Black Friday 2021 at Target: Best early deals with up to 50% off Target, a big-box retailer, has already started advertising its Black Friday deals. Everything from accessories to video games and everything in between is on sale. On your favorite brands, there are deals all week. According to Target, there will be hundreds of deals on thousands of items. All of the current Black Friday deals are valid through Saturday. The availability of certain items varies by store. Target also says it will honor its holiday price guarantee. If Target drops the price before December 24, 2021, it will…

Six things you should know about the cryptocurrency Gala, including price forecasts for 2022. GALA has recently made headlines after hitting an all-time high on November 21. As the decentralized gaming and NFT industries continue to grow, investors are keeping a close eye on the token. According to CoinMarketCap, Gala has increased by nearly 5% in the last 24 hours at the time of writing. Any investor, however, should be aware that cryptocurrencies are extremely complicated, and that you should always exercise extreme caution before parting with money. This is because you risk losing all of your money. Cryptocurrencies are…

Next month, Hulu will increase live TV prices by up to (dollar)60 per year – how can you save money? Subscriptions to HULU live TV are about to get more expensive, but there are still some ways to get around it. According to an announcement by the video streaming giant, the cost of Hulu live TV will increase by (dollar)5 per month, or (dollar)60 annually, starting December 21. That means the ad-supported Hulu Live TV package will cost (dollar)69.99 per month. Hulu live TV will cost (dollar)75.99 per month without advertisements. The bad news is that’s all there is to…

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