Based on mid-October forecasts, AAA would have expected up to 50 million Americans to travel for Thanksgiving. However, as COVID-19 positive case numbers continue to rise, more states issue quarantine requirements and the CDC recommends people not to travel, AAA expects a lower number.
For the first time in years, more big retailers are keeping their doors closed Thanksgiving Day. Instead, cyber deals are already underway, but beware, experts say if you want a specific gift, order it online now before they run out.
There are 15 million people in the U.S. who have lost a spouse. The Census Bureau reports the average age a wife becomes a widow is 59 and the fact that half of those widows outlive their husbands by 15 to 30 years can leave many women without the money they need to survive.
The development team plans to transform the site with a mixed-use project that could include retail, restaurants, office buildings, hotels and a mix of residential options both for sale and rent, including 350 high-end apartments.
Scammers, according to Consumer Reports magazine, will find a legitimate house or apartment for rent. They will copy and repost the ad on Craigslist, even listing the address and showing photos to show that it is a real place.
Annual renewal of licenses is now required, a change from previous operations. The department posted a notice on its website Oct. 1 about the rule change and renewal requirement that was adopted in February.
Money transfer apps are rapidly replacing checking accounts these days, especially for people who don’t want to handle cash during this pandemic. Unfortunately, as one woman just learned, these apps are easy targets for scammers.
The district vice president for the union representing the miners said Shoal Creek Mine is set to close for six months. Operator Peabody Energy said it decided to halt production at the mine following revenue loss and weakening demand for coal.