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PRESS ROOM: U.S. Bank Offers Financial Support and Demonstrates Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As we weather the COVID-19 pandemic together, U.S. Bank is here to help. We have developed a single site full of online resources where customers can go to find helpful information regarding their financial needs. Through this online resource and other partnerships, U.S. Bank aims to provide simple, clear information to help individuals and small businesses get through the pandemic and tangible financial assistance to support our communities. […]

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Individual Stimulus Checks Begin to Arrive: What Should You Expect?

     The IRS will base the payments   The IRS will base the payments on the adjusted gross in-come of taxpayers’ 2019 return. If a 2019 return hasn’t been filed (the deadline has been extended for two months), the IRS will use information from the 2018 return. If the return doesn’t contain direct deposit information, or if the IRS doesn’t have returns from 2018 or 2019, a paper check will be issued later. […]

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Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Wells Fargo is working on a daily basis to put measures in place to sup-port the needs of customers impacted by COVID-19 in the most effective ways possible. Wells Fargo is sus-pending residential property foreclosure sales, evictions and involuntary automobile repossessions. The company also is offering fee waivers, payment deferrals and other expanded assistance for credit card, auto, mortgage, small business and personal lending customers who contact the company. […]

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General Motors Moves to Protect Workers, Offers Customers Special Financing

“Workplace health and safety is a priority for us every day; all three companies have been taking steps to keep the COVID-19/coronavirus out of their facilities and during this national emergency, we will do even more working together,” Gamble, who convened the leaders of all three companies, stated in a press release. “We are focused on doing the right thing for our people, their families, our communities and the country. All options related to protecting against exposure to the virus are on the table.” […]

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Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses Are Thriving

     Black History Month is celebrated every February, a federally recognized, nation-wide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African Americans have played in shaping U.S. history.  I am honored to highlight the significant role that African Americans have made in shaping our economy through entrepreneurship and community investment. […]