• Health Insurance

    John Deere will continue to cover strikers’ health insurance, bonuses

    Deere & Co. will continue to provide health insurance and pay performance bonuses to striking employees. The ag and construction machine maker based in Moline, Illinois, announced in a statement Friday that the 10,100 United Auto Workers members on strike will continue to receive their benefits. They will also receive the performance bonuses they earned for exceeding target production goals before the union went on strike Oct. 14. “John Deere’s healthcare and (performance) incentives are critical aspects of John Deere’s industry-leading wages and benefits,” company spokesperson Jennifer Hartmann said in a statement. “We are taking these steps to demonstrate our  

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  • Financial Management

    Wealth Management Firms Address Systemic Racism

    With over 1,800 attendees, panelists representing the wealth management industry addressed systemic racism and its consequences for Black investors at the inaugural Black Wealth Summit, a three-day virtual event. Participants included speakers from Morgan Stanley, Raymond James, Charles Schwab, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America, all of which addressed cultural and systemic factors they saw as obstacles to the generation of wealth by Black Americans, particularly intergenerational wealth.  Between sessions on Black wealth creation, event planners layered fireside chats on entrepreneurship, workshops on social media and education around behavioral finance alongside virtual networking opportunities. The event, which concludes on Friday,  

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  • Financial Analysis

    Analysis: How Tunisia reached financial meltdown | Business and Economy News

    Tunis, Tunisia – The shock that followed the July 25 power grab by President Kais Saied is gone, and Tunisians now wake up to one of the most dangerous economic crises since independence. Because everything is politicised in Tunisia, people like to harangue about who is responsible for the collapse of the country’s economy rather than understand its real causes and discuss the best solutions to save it. Decades of corruption, clientelism, and the absence of any form of strategic planning are not the only symptoms of the chronic economic crisis inherited by post-revolution Tunisia. Some phenomena have been aggravated.  

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  • Loan

    Here’s Who Qualifies For Student Loan Forgiveness Right Now

    President Joe Biden (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Getty Images Here’s who qualifies for student loan forgiveness right now. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans With a string of recent announcements on student loan cancellation, it’s hard to keep track of who qualifies for student loan forgiveness. President Joe Biden has cancelled $11.5 billion of student loans since becoming president in January. This includes a major announcement on public student loan forgiveness. To avoid any confusion, let’s set the record straight. You may qualify for student loan forgiveness right now. Student loan forgiveness: borrower defense to repayment Biden  

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  • Insurance

    Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ movie set shooting: Insurance ‘should be available’ to cover damages, expert says

    Defense Attorney Remi Spencer discusses potential litigation on ‘Fox Business Tonight’ When Alec Baldwin accidentally discharged a prop gun on the New Mexico set of his upcoming movie “Rust,” killing a crew member and injuring another, many questions arose about the circumstances of the incident. While an investigation was launched by authorities and Rust Movie Productions has also begun an “internal review,” questions still stand about how insurance will play into the mess. The 63-year-old actor was rehearsing a scene when he pulled the trigger on the firearm and a projectile struck Halyna Hutchins, the director of photography, who died  

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