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Board of directors

Q: Where can I see a list of a company's board of directors? -- J.L., Tacoma, Washington
A: Go to the company's website and look around for a link or tab that says "About" or "Company." There you'll often find photos and brief descriptions of the board. You can also just call the company to inquire -- ask for ... (full story)


Black-owned businesses see sales surge amid racism reckoning

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BOSTON (AP) — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local cycle shops in favor of a Black-owned one a few miles away in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.
At Spokehouse, a bike shop with "Black Lives Matter ... (full story)


US long-term mortgage rates hit all-time low again

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell last week with the benchmark 30-year home loan hitting its lowest level ever.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported last Thursday that the average rate on the key 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.07%, down from last week's 3.13%. For the second week in a row, ... (full story)


Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond

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BEIJING (AP) — The United States, Japan and France are prodding their companies to rely less on China to make the world's smartphones, drugs and other products. But even after the coronavirus derailed trade, few want to leave China's skilled workforce and efficient suppliers of raw materials to move to other countries.
Dis ... (full story)


Some taxpayers face a desperate wait for refunds

As a 58-year-old woman on disability, Robin Short of Wallingford, Connecticut, relies on her tax refund to catch up on bills. She filed her return electronically in February, opting for direct deposit so she could get her $773 refund quickly.
She's still waiting, as are millions of others. The IRS is slowly resuming operations a ... (full story)