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Now is the perfect time to talk about why the stock market does not directly reflect the economy

Jan. 22, 2021 3:31 pm

Now is the perfect time to talk about why the stock market does not directly reflect the economy

If you're measuring American success by the Dow, consider which Americans you're talking about.
City gov now has an official portal for Philadelphians who want the COVID-19 vaccine

Jan. 21, 2021 7:20 pm

City gov now has an official portal for Philadelphians who want the COVID-19 vaccine

It could still be months from now, but filling out the form ensures you'll be alerted when it's your turn.
PPP loans just opened to all small businesses again. Here’s what to keep in mind when applying

Jan. 21, 2021 11:43 am

PPP loans just opened to all small businesses again. Here’s what to keep in mind when applying

This round, the SBA has already approved 60,000 Paycheck Protection Program applications worth more than $5 billion. An M&T Bank regional manager has advice for those applying.
10 Inauguration Day messages from Philly institutions and entrepreneurs

Jan. 20, 2021 4:30 pm

10 Inauguration Day messages from Philly institutions and entrepreneurs

The historic event had people across the country, and region, talking. Here's what they had to say.
MLK Day 2021 means virtual programming and socially distant community service

Jan. 15, 2021 11:29 am

MLK Day 2021 means virtual programming and socially distant community service

Think Company is conducting virtual mock interviews with Hopeworks youth, for instance. Here are some ideas for your own Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteering.
As PPP loans open again, here’s what small business owners learned in the last round

Jan. 11, 2021 3:51 pm

As PPP loans open again, here’s what small business owners learned in the last round

On Jan. 11, applications are only open for businesses using community financial institutions, which lend to minority-owned and economically disadvantaged businesses.
An online portal and a mass distribution site: Here’s a look at Philly’s plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines

Jan. 8, 2021 5:05 pm

An online portal and a mass distribution site: Here’s a look at Philly’s plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines

You can also sign up to volunteer, offer your business as a vaccination site, or request to host a clinic at your office.
As a Black American, I feel frustrated by what happened at the Capitol. But I’m not surprised.

Jan. 6, 2021 7:39 pm

As a Black American, I feel frustrated by what happened at the Capitol. But I’m not surprised.

Today's insurrection might have shocked you, but to Technical.ly reporter Michael Butler, it's a sobering reminder of the existing inequities in this country.
These 15 finalists will join Well City Challenge’s incubator to improve millennial health

Jan. 4, 2021 7:36 am

These 15 finalists will join Well City Challenge’s incubator to improve millennial health

Beginning this month, the teams will participate in workshops and mentorship, then pitch to judges for cash prizes to support a pilot of their concept.
Could income-based repayment, not student debt forgiveness, help more borrowers?

Dec. 8, 2020 2:22 pm

Could income-based repayment, not student debt forgiveness, help more borrowers?

Amid discussion of Joe Biden's student debt policy proposals, a new study co-led by a Wharton professor offers a different solution to the crisis than universal forgiveness.

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