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    Support your community, support local business – Loveland Reporter-Herald

    By Jeff Mayers On Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 1700 hours, due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, Gov. Jared Polis and our Larimer County Health officials moved the county to level red. In response, a press conference was held in Loveland in opposition of the order to close small locally owned businesses and restaurants. According to the Reporter-Herald, a list of 65 businesses, unable to weather the financial strain of another forced closure, announced their intent to remain open. Monday, the governor announced he would revoke the business licensees of any business that did not comply with  

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    Dental Loans: What You Need To Know Before Financing Dental Work – Forbes Advisor

    Trips to the dentist can be scary—and that’s before you have to worry about paying for the bill. Even if you have dental insurance, most plans come with an annual benefit maximum that the carrier will pay out (often $1,000 to $2,000), so you still may have to cover some costs out of pocket. If you need any significant dental work done—especially if it’s been a while—it’s quite common to blow past these limits and have to pay the remainder. Unfortunately, this high cost is what keeps a lot of people from getting care in the first place. But the  

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    Choosing health insurance is so complicated that 23{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} of workers with only two choices picked the worst one

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Almost a quarter of employees faced with the choice of two employer-sponsored health care plans picked the one that left them worse off financially, even though they offered the same non-cost benefits, according to new unpublished research we conducted. Using data from a large university in the Midwest that offered to subsidize one of two health care plans, we wanted to see how hard it is for people to make the better choice when given only two options. The plans were identical in every respect other than their costs. One plan had much higher premiums but  

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    Ask an expert: Business professor Lorn Sheehan on how COVID‑19 has reshaped travel and tourism – Dal News

    When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic last March, travel largely stopped in its tracks. At the time, many people were preparing to set off on their annual school holiday breaks, with plans to stay in hotels, eat out in restaurants, see some sites and perhaps pick up a few items from local retail outlets. But the decision by the WHO caused many to cancel their trips over mounting safety concerns, the effects of which quickly rippled through the entire industry and left everything from airlines to small cafes reeling in its wake. Lorn Sheehan is  

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    How To Finance An RV – Forbes Advisor

    A recreational vehicle, also known as an RV, serves as a unique hybrid between a vehicle and a home. They’re a wonderful way to see the country without the hassle of flying, and you have built-in accommodations wherever you go. But RVs can come with a hefty price tag. Since an RV doesn’t fall in the typical car category and is often a much more expensive purchase, RV loans exist to help consumers finance these large, unique purchases. What Is an RV Loan? An RV loan helps you finance a purchase of a new or used RV, motorhome or camping  

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    How To Finance A Wedding – Forbes Advisor

    If you’re trying to figure out how to pay for a wedding—for you or someone you love—you may want to start saving as soon as possible. The average cost of a wedding in 2019 was almost $34,000, according to the wedding site The Knot. If you don’t have enough cash on hand, you might think about financing your wedding through a wedding loan. Here’s what it is and when it makes sense to get one. What Are Wedding Loans? Wedding loans are a type of personal loan that lets you borrow money and pay for wedding-related costs. This could be  

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    Everything You Need To Know – Forbes Advisor

    Renovating your home can be a great idea for a lot of reasons. Not only will you be able to increase your own quality of life, but you’ll increase the home’s resale value and your net worth. The only downside is that home renovations can be very expensive, ranging up into the tens of thousands of dollars or more in many cases. And while it’s always best to save up so you can cover these expenses in cash, the reality is that’s not always possible. The good news is that there are a lot of different options for home improvement  

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  • Home Insurance

    Home Insurance For Renovations – Forbes Advisor

    Chances are you’ve spent a lot of time in your home this past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If all that time staring at the same four walls has you itching for an upgrade, you’re hardly alone. Sixty-two percent of Americans are planning a home renovation or maintenance project, according to a 2020 Home Renovation Consumer Survey by Farmers Insurance. And not everyone is planning on hiring a contractor. About one-third of Americans plan to do it themselves. But for all of this home improvement ambition, many homeowners are unaware of how renovations may impact their home values and  

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