• Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac ease appraisal standards amid coronavirus

    14 days ago - By Inman

    The federal loan servicers announced an adjustment of long-held appraisal and employment verification standards in order to help facilitate mortgages amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
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  • Private Jet Companies Innovate As COVID-19 Coronavirus Disrupts The Worldwide Travel Industry

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    It's not clear how well private jet travel will hold up as the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis reaches an increasingly large part of the globe.
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  • Commercial real estate and COVID-19

    14 days ago - By Finance Commerce

    Twin Cities agents hope pent-up demand will fuel activity when outbreak abates.
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  • Shawn Mendes' Foundation Donates $175,000 To Toronto's SickKids For COVID-19 Relief

    14 days ago - By Forbes

    The donation will support “urgent screening and prevention” of COVID-19 for children, the 21-year-old said.
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  • Study behind updated FDA guidance shows self-swab tests are as effective as those done by clinicians

    14 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it would be updating its guidance to allow self-swab tests for COVID-19 , in which a patient collects a sample for their own nose for a health professional to test. On Wednesday, UnitedHealth Group revealed the results of a peer-reviewed large scale study that provided the science behind the decision to switch to the less-invasive sample collection method.
    The self-swab process doesn't change where FDA-approved testing can happen - this expanded guidance only applies to the method of collection, meaning at-home...
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  • What's In It For You? $1,200 Checks, 13 Weeks Of Unemployment Payments, And More

    What's In It For You? $1,200 Checks, 13 Weeks Of Unemployment Payments, And More

    14 days ago - By NPR

    Congress has announced agreement on a $2 trillion economic relief package for the effects of COVID-19. Most households will get a stimulus check, and unemployment insurance has been greatly expanded. (Image credit: ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • What's In It For You? $1,200 Checks, 13 Weeks Of Unemployment Payments, And More

    What's In It For You? $1,200 Checks, 13 Weeks Of Unemployment Payments, And More

    14 days ago - By NPR

    Congress has announced agreement on a $2 trillion economic relief package for the effects of COVID-19. Most households will get a stimulus check, and unemployment insurance has been greatly expanded. (Image credit: ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Actuarial Paper Outlines Need for UK Pandemic Model Update Amid COVID-19 Crisis

    15 days ago - By A.M. Best

    Parametric models used by the U.K. government for pandemic risk will need to be re-evaluated after the experience of unpredictable events such as lockdowns from the COVID-19 crisis, an actuarial ...
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  • IRS Will Ease Tax Payment Guidelines & Limit Collections Activities During COVID-19 Crisis

    15 days ago - By Forbes

    The Internal Revenue Service has announced a series of steps to assist taxpayers impacted by COVID-19. Relief ranges from easing payment guidelines to postponing compliance actions.
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