Marriage tax allowance claim: How to claim Marriage Allowance

Marriage Allowance is a tax perk for couples who are married or in a civil partnership. Through the allowance, the lower-earning spouse can receive an amount from their partner’s Personal Allowance. How does Marriage Allowance work? The allowance lets you transfer £1,250 of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. This reduces […]

Graduates face worst job market on record

Adraint Bereal was preparing for his end-of-semester thesis showcase a few months ago, gearing up for a summer internship at an ad agency in New York. A 22-year-old recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Bereal is the first in his family to attend college, and he was intending to use his design […]

Sandberg Says Facebook ‘Has to Get Better’ on Hateful Content

In this article Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company needs to get better at removing hateful speech — a response to hundreds of companies that have stopped advertising on the social network for what they consider a failure to purge harmful content. “Being a platform where everyone can make their voice […]

U.S. Stocks May Give Back Ground In Early Trading

Following the strong upward move seen in the previous session, stocks may give back some ground in early trading on Tuesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 110 points. Lingering concerns about the spiking number of coronavirus cases in several states […]

10 things to know before refinancing your mortgage

Even if interest rates are lower, refinancing may not always be the best path forward. (iStock) Refinancing your home mortgage could potentially reduce your interest rate and monthly payments or give you access to some of the equity in your home. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll save you money or it’s a good decision. […]

China completes navigation network Beidou

Hong Kong (CNN Business)China’s largest semiconductor maker could raise as much as $7.5 billion this year by listing its stock in Shanghai — a move that could deliver the Chinese mainland its largest share sale in a decade, and reduce the country’s reliance on foreign chips. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), which already trades in […]

New U.S. Visa Rules Threaten to Deport 369,000 Chinese Students

Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students enroll at U.S. colleges and universities each year, and right now, a lot of them are concerned. As schools try to figure out how to start the fall semester amid the coronavirus pandemic, some — including Harvard University and the University of Southern California — are opting for online-only […]

Goodell: NFL was wrong for not listening to players

(CNN)NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told ESPN Monday that he would support and encourage a team interested in signing Colin Kaepernick. “Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it’s going to take a team to make that decision,” Goodell said. “But I welcome that, support a club making that […]