If you didn’t get your $600 stimulus check, there’s a Plan B now that the deadline has passed – CNET

The IRS deadline to send out stimulus checks has passed. Now what? Sarah Tew/CNET What’s going on with stimulus check delivery? If you haven’t received your money yet, there’s still a chance it’s on its way to your mailbox if your second stimulus payment just squeaked by the Jan. 15 cutoff. Otherwise, you soonest opportunity to collect your $600 payment for each qualifying adult and child dependent will come next month. You can claim any missing money the IRS owes you when tax-filing season opens Feb. 12. There’s a chance your direct deposit payment was delayed in a tax-preparer issue with the IRS and direct deposit.…
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Indian Railway Finance Corporation IPO opens tomorrow: 10 things to know about the issue – Moneycontrol.com

State-owned Indian Railway Finance Corporation will open its initial public offering for subscription on January 18 and the same will close on January 20. This will be the first IPO in 2021. Indigo Paints is scheduled to launch its IPO in the latter part of the coming week. The book running lead managers to the issue are DAM Capital Advisors, HSBC Securities and Capital Markets (India), ICICI Securities and SBI Capital Markets. Here are 10 key things you should know before subscribing the issue: 1) Public Issue Details The dedicated market borrowing subsidiary of the Indian Railways will launch initial public offering of up to 1,78,20,69,000 equity shares.…
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With New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender public health swamped with vaccine calls, online portals could ease the strain – Port City Daily

Busy signals and overstrained call centers can be commonplace when so many people seek the Covid-19 vaccine. With even more people becoming eligible on the horizon, New Hanover County hopes to expand its options. (Port City Daily/Courtesy of New Hanover County) SOUTHEASTERN NC — Facing vast enthusiasm among senior citizens eager to receive their Covid-19 vaccine, the tri-county region is experiencing high call volume at their public health centers every week for appointments. Some counties are looking toward utilizing an online portal system to help streamline the process. New Hanover County Public Health has activated emergency protocols and brought in staff from other county departments to help run the Covid-19 call center.…
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Frustrations Boil at Pace of Vaccinations at Long-Term Care Facilities – The New York Times

Advertisement Continue reading the main story The Trump administration raised hopes of a speedy process for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Patience is wearing thin. CVS has pledged to make at least initial vaccination visits by Jan. 25 to all the nursing homes it is working with.Credit…John Taggart for The New York Times Jan. 16, 2021Updated 2:54 p.m. ET In mid-December, a top Trump administration official floated an enticing possibility: All nursing home residents in the United States could be vaccinated against the coronavirus by Christmas. “It’s really a remarkable, remarkable prospect,” Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, declared.…
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Public Storage Prices Public Offering of Senior Notes – Global Banking And Finance Review

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 5 January 2021 – The COVID-19 epidemic has lasted for nearly a year. The sharp fall in the street traffic has been affecting core shopping districts everywhere. In addition, under the “Anti-epidemic Fund”, the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) launched the ” Distance Business (D-Biz) Programme subsidy. Increasing number of large and medium-sized enterprises have turned to the online market, setting up websites and opening online shops, in an effort to open up online sales channels to recover some of their businesses during the epidemic. As many companies are not familiar with website technology, website optimization and SEO promotion are often ignored.…
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Despite vaccine, CT nursing homes, assisted living facilities don’t plan to relax restrictions yet – CT Insider

After residents and staff are vaccinated against the coronavirus, long-term care facilities do not anticipate immediately relaxing restrictions and precautions. These facilities said they’ll take their cues from federal, state, and local guidelines on visitation rules and other measures. But strategies like masks, social distancing, temperature checks and COVID-19 testing are likely to continue for some time. “The best guess I have is that everything would just stay the same,” said Timothy Brown, the spokesman for Athena Health Care Systems, which owns 27 facilities in Connecticut. “I don’t think we’ll see a significant change in vision in the nursing homes probably until the spring or maybe early summer, when we start seeing vaccinations across the state.”…
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It’s chaos as older people struggle to get a Covid-19 vaccine. Here is what you can do – CNN

Acting on a Sunday 4:30 a.m. email request to register, Wilkinson snagged an appointment last week for her wife, Susan, and herself just after Georgia announced that it was moving to Phase 1B of the phased rollout. That meant the vaccine would now be available to the state’s 1.4 million seniors 65 and over, including Wilkinson. Yet her social media feed was filled with frustrated folks unable to find a shot anywhere. “More than that, I have so many friends who are trying to make appointments for their elderly parents in other states and the information out there is just completely, totally confusing,” Wilkinson said.…
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Cash Is Pouring Into the N.Y.C. Mayoral Race. Here’s Who Has the Most. – The New York Times

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Eric Adams and Scott Stringer, two of the best-known candidates, continue to far outpace the rest of the Democratic field in raising money. Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, left, has raised the most money so far in the New York City mayor’s race.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Published Jan. 15, 2021Updated Jan. 16, 2021, 7:59 p.m. ET For several months, the New York City mayor’s race seemed to revolve around two presumed front-runners: Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, and Scott M. Stringer, the city comptroller. The two Democrats had name recognition, ties to party leaders and established bases of political and financial support.…
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Opinion: As Houston gets browner and grayer, we have a moral obligation to enhance elder care – Houston Chronicle

Opinion // Outlook By Joseph A. Fiorenza, William A. Lawson and David A. Lyon Jan. 15, 2021Updated: Jan. 15, 2021 8:37 p.m. We three members of Houston’s faith communities — an archbishop, Baptist minister and rabbi — want to make sure that our elders have access to the best health care available. Known locally as the “Three Amigos,” we believe that our brothers and sisters have a moral obligation to ensure that our parents, neighbors and strangers receive age-friendly care in a timely and expedient manner. Though we are renowned for specialized interventions, there is a gap here in the number of facilities and health care professionals that give priority to healthy aging.…
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Trump’s businesses were already in a ‘billion-dollar hole’ before the Capitol riot fallout – Yahoo Finance

By almost any metric, the Trump administration has taken extraordinary measures to help the president’s businesses profit during his four years in office. The administration pushed to hold the G7 summit at President Trump’s private club and the President himself visited one of his own properties on approximately one out of every three days he’s been in office. But the striking thing, based on the limited information we have about the inner workings of Trump’s company, is how little these moves helped the profitability of the business itself. “They were already in trouble,” Robert Maguire, research director of watchdog organization Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), told Yahoo Finance.…
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