Here’s how COVID-19 changed Georgians spending habits

Even low-income households have been spending more, largely because federal relief was at record levels. Consumer spending in Georgia was up 1.2% compared to a year ago, according to researchers at Harvard University.

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Since then, more than half a million Americans, including more than 15,000 in Georgia alone, have died from

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Here’s how national park reservations have changed since the pandemic



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National parks have been a respite for United States travelers this year. As dozens of international borders remain closed and as cases continue to skyrocket, road trips and outdoor destinations have been the name of the game.

For

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10 Things In The First Episode That Were Changed From The Pilot Script

When a team gets together to make a TV pilot, the point of the episode is to give a network a taste of what the show can be. It introduces the characters, sets up the story of the season, and establishes the tone the writers want for the show. Just what appears in the script for a pilot episode, however, isn’t always what makes it into the show. That’s especially

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How the holidays in New York City have changed over the last 100 years

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Holiday shopping at Macy’s in 1946. AP PhotoCarl Nesensohn
  • There’s something magical about the holiday season in New York City.

  • Symbols of the holidays in the city, like the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, have been around for decades.

  • Other traditions, such as holiday shopping, look a little different today.

  • The coronavirus pandemic has shaken up some traditions even more, and many major events are going virtual this year.

  • Visit Insider’s

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How Has the Pandemic Changed Your Spending Habits?

(Bloomberg Opinion) — One of the few bright spots in a very challenging year has been the monthly emails from my budgeting app showing huge declines in my spending. I can’t take much credit for the drops, given all the Covid-19 restrictions and risks that have prevented my family from spending at usual capacity. But still, it’s nice to see something moving in the right direction.

The app says we’ve

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Five ways Hong Kong has changed under China’s security law

Hong Kong (AFP) – Beijing’s new national security law for Hong Kong is the most radical shift in how the semi-autonomous city is run since it was handed back to China by Britain in 1997.

China’s authoritarian leaders say the powers will restore stability after a year of pro-democracy protests and will not stifle freedoms.

But it has already sent fear coursing through a city used to being able to

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How the Pandemic Changed the Way Americans Spend Their Money

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown millions of Americans into chaos, negatively affecting financial well-being alongside physical and mental health. As unemployment rates soar and money insecurities abound, a new NerdWallet survey finds almost half of Americans (48 percent) are indeed feeling less confident about their personal finances due to COVID-19.

In a survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults commissioned by NerdWallet and conducted online by The Harris Poll, we

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