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Sharon Duggal: Should We Fall Behind – book review

Sharon Duggal – Should We Fall Behind   Bluemoose Books Out 22 October 2020 Should We Fall Behind is for anyone with a heart who has ever looked at a person huddled in a cold shop doorway surrounded by everything they own and wondered how they got there. Jimmy is an alcoholic smalltown boy unsuccessfully running […] The post Sharon... go to Article >

A federal banking regulator wants to bring fintechs under its purview. Here's what that means for the red-hot payments space — and why big banks...

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Summary List Placement Over the past decade, fintechs have become more than a niche group of disruptive startups out of Silicon Valley. Today, fintechs like Stripe and Square have achieved massive scale — and valuations — and are an essential... read more

I hadn't flown in over 4 months, but The Gant Aspen lured me to Colorado with condo-style rooms, outdoor activities, and reassuring COVID-19 policies

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 Summary List Placement After months of quarantining at home, I finally felt ready for my first getaway and chose the scenic mountains of Aspen, Colorado for fresh air, outdoor adventures, and ease of social distancing.  As advised by experts,... read more

My stay at Islander Resort in the Florida Keys wasn't perfect, with many guests and staff not following COVID protocols, but I'd still return —...

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  Florida still has a high positivity rate for COVID-19, but in places like the Florida Keys, mandatory mask laws in place make it a good option for locals, if you're careful. I live in Miami and decided on a road trip and staycation at the... read more

The best yurt rentals in the US

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  A yurt is a traditional dwelling that originated among the nomadic cultures of Central Asia, designed to be easily transportable with expanding circular frames that give them their shape. With the rise of glamping as a travel trend, the yurt... read more

48. The Fight for the McDonald's Franchise

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In 1969, Cleveland's Black residents boycotted McDonald's. For weeks, the company's leadership had been locked in a stalemate with Black activists over who should own and operate the local franchises. It was all part of a bigger movement, whose... read more

40 fun holiday gift ideas from Nordstrom

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 Summary List Placement We love shopping at Nordstrom all year long, but particularly when looking for gifts.  The store has a large selection of clothing, accessories, and home goods, many of which make great gifts — they even offer plenty of... read more

The best Airbnbs in New England

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  As travel restrictions surrounding the novel coronavirus begin to lift, many travelers are opting for safer takes on summer vacation. Private vacation home rentals such as Airbnb allows travelers to more easily practice social distancing than... read more

POWER PLAYERS OF CONSULTING: Meet the 38 consultancy stars disrupting the $130 billion industry and solving problems for clients in crisis

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Consultants are the masterminds behind corporate innovation — especially during a global pandemic.  Business Insider surveyed readers, reviewed previous reporting, and evaluated executive leadership across some of the world's biggest and most... read more