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Rodrigo SermeÃ±o covers financial services, housing, small business, and franchising industries for The Kiplinger Letter. He previously covered Congress for PJ Media. Before switching to journalism, he worked for several think tanks and non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C., including the New America Foundation, the Streit Council, and the Arca Foundation. Rodrigo graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in international affairs. He also holds a master's in public policy from George Mason University's School of Public Policy.
Kiplinger's latest forecast on the direction of the trade deficit.
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The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, provided much-needed economic relief to businesses and employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the CARES Act's key components was ...
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Kiplinger's latest forecast on housing starts and home sales
For small business owners who scored a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), not having to pay back what they borrowed is a huge bonus. As currently constructed under the CARES Act, the PPP ...
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The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was created by the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, ran out of its initial funding of roughly $349 billion just a few days after ...
Thereâ€™s a reason the moneyâ€™s all gone â€” the terms of the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses are generous.
Consumers will look askance at anything theyâ€™re asked to touch, leading to a surge in app usage and other alternatives to contacting public screens.
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CARES Act expands select loan programs administered by the Small Business Administration. See if you qualify.
When youâ€™ve got a big new idea that you want to get off the ground or an existing operation that requires an influx of capital to keep charging ahead, you want money fast. And that puts you at risk of ...
Starter homes especially are becoming scarce.
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Firms in the housing and tourism sectors can prosper as home sales surge and low gas prices encourage more travel.
The housing market picked up last year in many areas of the U.S. Look for it to grow as well or better this year.
First-time home buyers will be a big driver of this market's recovery.
An improving economy and attractive home features will draw first-time and move-up buyers.
Many firms with fewer than 50 workers have plans to expand, venture into new markets and add to payrolls.