ASBTDC, UA Little Rock Bowen Law School offer free legal workshop for entrepreneurs starting a new business during the pandemic

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) is partnering with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law to conduct a free online workshop on Nov. 19 for entrepreneurs who are thinking about starting their first business during the pandemic.

“The pandemic has caused a job loss of unprecedented heights,” said Kim Vu-Dinh, director of the Business Innovations Clinic at Bowen. “At the Business Innovations Legal Clinic, we are getting a lot of calls from recently laid-off workers who are trying to pivot by making a living as a small business owner. A

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A Plus Business Coaching & Marketing LLC Helps Entrepreneurs Build Their Legacies Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – October 26, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

Finance experts are elated as A Plus Business Coaching & Marketing LLC (APBCM) has finally rolled out their Business Credit Finance Program. APBCM provides a unique and efficient cash and credit access program that offers business owners easy access to financing options for their businesses. 

By providing clients with access to the largest supply of financial options than any other stand-alone system in the world, securing funding to expand and invest is

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What to know about buying life insurance during the Covid-19 pandemic

Life insurance applications have been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic. During the first half of 2020, application activity for life insurance rose 1.5% from the previous year, according to the MIB Life Index.

Application activity for Americans under 44 rose about 3.4% year-to-date, while activity for ages 45 to 59 was up 0.5%, the industry group reports. 

While protecting yourself and your family from financial fallout is never a bad thing, a fear of contracting Covid-19 should not be the determining factor for buying life insurance, Barbara Ginty, a certified financial planner and host of the “Future Rich”

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Hungary extends loan moratorium as economy struggles to recover from pandemic

By Krisztina Than



Mihály Varga wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga speaks during a business conference in Budapest


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FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga speaks during a business conference in Budapest

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary will extend a moratorium on loan repayments for some households and companies until the middle of 2021, as its finance minister warned the economy could struggle to grow next year unless a coronavirus vaccine is found.

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Prime Minister Viktor Orban introduced the moratorium for all companies and private borrowers in March as one of his government’s key measures to help reduce the economic fallout from the pandemic. It was due to expire at the

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TD faces class-action lawsuit over travel insurance and cancelled trips amid pandemic

Toronto-Dominion Bank is facing a class-action lawsuit over its refusal to pay travel insurance claims following trip cancellations triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lead plaintiff Kevin Lyons cancelled his family’s flight to Italy along with their Mediterranean cruise in early March after the Canadian government advised against travel to the region, the proposed class action says.

TD turned down a claim for $6,673 by Lyons, citing the travel credit available to him for the flights and cruise, according to the statement of claim filed in Ontario Superior Court.

Lawyer Sivan Tumarkin, whose firm represents Lyons, says future credit does not

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Pandemic, Economic Issues Dampen Chile Insurance Market (AM BestTV)

http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=chileoutlook_english720 to view the entire program.” data-reactid=”19″In this episode of AMBestTV, Eli Sanchez, associate director, AM Best, said the rating agency’s negative market segment outlook on Chile’s insurance sector is based on declines in insurance activity, tied to the pandemic and longer-running economic issues. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=chileoutlook_english720 to view the entire program.

Sanchez addressed to what extent COVID-19 is

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The pandemic shows America can’t afford its dysfunctional health insurance system

For many of the nearly 28 million Americans without health insurance, complying with the CDC guidelines to stay home and in touch with a doctor when Covid-19 symptoms are present is an impossibility.



a group of people on a rock: PLYMOUTH, MA - AUGUST 10: Onlookers watch from the shore as The replica ship Mayflower II comes back into Plymouth Harbor after being rehabbed in Connecticut for the past three years on August 10, 2020 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims landing in Massachusetts. Festivites around the aniversary were scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)


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PLYMOUTH, MA – AUGUST 10: Onlookers watch from the shore as The replica ship Mayflower II comes back into Plymouth Harbor after being rehabbed in Connecticut for the past three years on August 10, 2020 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims landing in Massachusetts. Festivites around the aniversary were scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo

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