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Covid scams cost Americans nearly $500 million

Visoot Uthairam | Moment | Getty ImagesAccording to the Federal Trade Commission, Americans have lost nearly $ 500 million to Covid-related scams since the pandemic began.And the agency warns that scammers will likely try to take…

Americans Are Flocking to Mexico. Should They Be?

"Bookings have never slowed down during Covid," she said, noting that some resorts plan to start fees for the tests later this month, with prices ranging from $ 50 to $ 150.In Los Cabos, Mr. Chung paid $ 40 for his Covid test.Lynda Hower, a…

Americans Are Retiring Earlier Because of Pandemic

Dee Dee Patten, 57, had no plans to retire early. But when the lockdown caused by the coronavirus took hold in 2020 and business dried up in the mechanical repair shop she and her husband Dana owned in Platteville, Colorado, they decided…