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  • Writer's pictureCynthia Brian

Forced Labor, Hot Weather, Home Maintenance, P2P Safety

A shocking 400,000 people in America are enslaved. Because they are poor or immigrants, they are forced to work for no pay. Some are sex slaves, but the majority are domestics, farm laborers, health/beauty providers, and food service workers. Slavery is illegal around the world, yet it is prevalent. What can be done?

In July 1808 when Jane Austen was thirty-three, the Central England Temperature series which dates back to 1659, recorded the 2nd hottest month on record with temperatures around the country reaching between 97-105 degrees. Following this oppressive heat wave, a thunderstorm so violent that hail stones were up to a foot long, destroyed structures, and killed people and livestock. In 2022, temperatures are reaching 109.

If you own a home, maintenance is a constant. If you let things go, costly repairs could be the result. Find out a few of the most important responsibilities to keep you on top of it all.

With peer-to-peer payments (P2P), you can transfer money to someone from your bank account, debit card, or credit card using a website or mobile app such as Zelle, Cash App, PayPal, or Venmo. P2P payments can also include your financial institution’s apps, such as Schwab Mobile. While P2P payments are popular and convenient, understanding the risks can help you avoid becoming a victim of scams and fraud.. Tips on P2P payments to keep you safe.

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