Allstate Foundation grant sends $1.2 million in school supplies to US teachers

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Educators across the country are having their wish lists filled whether in-class or teaching online. A recent Allstate Foundation grant sent $1.2 million in essential school supplies to teachers across the country. The goal is to help the educators to empower and excite their students, regardless of whether they are in a classroom or learning online. Nearly 95 percent of teachers spend money from their own pockets on classroom and teaching supplies. Of the teachers spending their own money on these supplies, the average amount spent is $500 per year.…

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Allstate plan for ‘transformative growth’ not unlike Progressive’s

CEO Tom Wilson’s strategy was launched late in 2019, but growth won’t arrive until the second phase. CEO Tom Wilson released the Allstate plan for “transformative growth” late last year. Though there has been a large number of changes throughout 2020, the promised growth has yet to be revealed. That said, the CEO says that the growth component will arrive with the second part of the strategy. Though Wilson has not set any dates as to when the second part will arrive – and the growth along with it –…

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Kirk Herbstreit joins the Allstate Good Hands Challenge to raise scholarship money

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The ESPN college football analyst and Emmy Award winner are challenging football fans. The Allstate Good Hands Challenge is going ahead this year with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit challenging football fans to play flick football to score scholarship money for the company’s net schools. Herbstreit launched the kickoff for the event by challenging David Pollack to football flicks. The Allstate Good Hands Challenge’s first football flick occurred on November 21, when Herbstreit challenged David Pollack, three-time All-American defensive end, College Football Hall of Famer, and first round NFL…

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Now You Can Get a Payday Loan even with Bad Credit

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In case of a difficult financial situation, when a certain amount of money is urgently needed, more and more Americans resort to Payday Loans Online. Such loans are short-term, which means that they are issued for a short period. A Payday Loan is easy to get, so even customers with a bad credit history or no credit history at all can get the required amount. To get a bad credit Payday Loan, you should: Choose a suitable loan. Now many different lenders on the Internet that offer Payday Loans under…

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Impact of Technology on The Financial Sector

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Technology is revolutionizing the way businesses operate across every industry. Today, the traditional business model is no longer the most effective way for a business to compete in the market. Moreover, we now have machines and robots that can carry out the same tasks as humans, and that too with greater accuracy and faster speed. Like every other industry, such technological advancements continue to transform the world of accounting and finance. Below in this article, we discuss a few of the significant ways in which technology has transformed the financial…

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How to Recover from Bankruptcy after Coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone in one way or the other. While some had health challenges from infection, a lot more were affected financially. A report by NBC News shows that 6.6 million people filed for employment benefits as at the end of March 2020. And many more actually filed for bankruptcy after the report was released. We see the same effects of debt at Ascend Finance every day. The sad reality is that a lot of people cannot do without being in debt and filing for bankruptcy. However,…

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5 grants in Singapore for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

grants in Singapore for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Singapore’s economy recognizes the importance of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, which constitutes 99% of all enterprises in Singapore. This translates to approximately seven out of every ten workers, contributing to around half of Singapore’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Singapore like many countries is hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic with the retail/F&B sector bearing the heaviest blow. There are multiple grants offered by the Singapore government to cushion the negative effects of pandemic and aid recovery. If you’re checking out other SME Singapore loans beyond the solutions offered by top…

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