Happy Monday everyone! We hope you all had a nice weekend and are all doing well in these unprecedented times! Today we are reading about how Trump has extended the social distancing guidelines through April 30, the increase of solo & virtual home touring during the pandemic, the roll-out of pay cards and virtual bank accounts by companies like ADP and Fiserv, and a few other articles as well.
President Donald Trump reversed himself on Sunday, extending national social-distancing guidelines to April 30 in effort to keep the projected coronavirus death toll in the U.S. from reaching a catastrophic, worst-case scenario.
Stocks rose on Monday, building on a strong rally from last week as the U.S. extends measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Virtual, robot and solo home touring soar as social distancing hits the housing market amid coronavirus fear
While homebuyer demand has plummeted, there are still some out there who may need to move, and either purchase or rent a home. So, much like all interaction in the age of COVID-19, home touring is moving online, using robots and going solo.
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games.
Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021 — almost exactly one year after the games were due to start this year.
The shift from paper checks and direct deposit to newer, more flexible electronic payments —such as payroll cards, PayPal, DailyPay and others — has been unfurling for years. Now the pandemic may well push these newer payment arrangements to the forefront.