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Personal Finance Daily: How some Georgia businesses are reopening and if you’re skipping your mortgage payments, watch out for this costly mistake

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The help investors need most from financial advisers is often not about money

How advisers can master the art of hand-holding in turbulent times.

‘Somebody seriously dropped the ball.’ Health-care workers say backlash over Mike Pence’s visit to Mayo Clinic missed the point

‘The institution has an obligation first and foremost to make sure that all visitors are following their guidelines for safety for both patients and their staff.’

‘It’s something we’re going to have to get used to.’ How some Georgia businesses are reopening, one temperature check at a time

Bowlers at one bowling alley won’t be allowed to pick out their own balls; one gym is opening extra early to disinfect exercise equipment.

Mortgage rates fall to new record low — here’s why some loan applicants won’t be offered them

The low interest rate environment isn’t expected to bring much of a boost to the housing market, which is struggling as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

If you’re skipping your mortgage payments, watch out for this costly mistake

More than 3.5 million mortgage borrowers have requested forbearance — they need to weigh their options carefully.

Why haven’t I gotten my stimulus check? 6 reasons your payment might be a no-show

Nearly 90 million people have received their stimulus payments, the IRS says. Here’s why you could still be waiting.

State employment offices are undergoing hiring sprees to process the influx of unemployment claims

Employment offices are putting retirees back to work in addition to hiring more workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

What daily life during the pandemic looks like to people across the U.S., and beyond

MarketWatch asked readers to share pictures of what life during a pandemic looks like for them. Here are some of the images and stories they shared with us.

How to improve your chances of getting a refund on your flight, hotel or cruise if you cancel your summer vacation plans

Half of Americans are canceling vacation plans, and many have lost money on nonrefundable travel expenses because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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How to reopen the U.S. economy and keep workers safe without ‘Big Brother’ watching us

Digital identity tools can certify people’s health and protect personal privacy.

The unemployment checks still aren’t in the mail for millions of jobless workers

New York and other states are still struggling to process a deluge of new applications for unemployment benefits, leaving millions of Americans frustrated and unable to receive badly needed cash.

U.S. savings rate jumps to highest level in 39 years

Household income dropped sharply in March along with a sharp decline in spending, the government said Thursday