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President Joe Biden says his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package, along with the American Rescue Plan, would eventually create 19 million new jobs. See full story.
Here’s how you can save money on capital-gains taxes when you sell your home
“My will gives my wife my house. When she sells after my death, how will her cost basis be determined?” See full story.
Whether you’re 55 or 25, do this to secure your future Social Security benefits
Don’t delay on creating your mySSA profile See full story.
Is the stock market open Good Friday? Here are the exchanges closed on the holiday and on Easter Monday
Here are the schedules for the stock and bond markets around Easter Monday and Good Friday. See full story.
Global tally of COVID cases edges closer to 130 million, as Fauci says U.S. may not need AstraZeneca vaccine
The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 edged closer to 130 million on Friday, with the U.S. accounting for about a quarter of that total at 30.5 million, as positive vaccine news weighed against a continued rise in case numbers. See full story.
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In the U.S. nearly 70% of more than 52 million who have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus are white and non-Hispanic.
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