Dec 23, 2020
Where does the economy go from here?
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Even with more COVID relief, the economy, businesses and people are still gonna be hurting. Plus, why it can be a challenge for LGBTQ veterans to get their benefits.
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With stimulus checks long gone and unemployment benefits running out, many consumers are less willing to spend.
Some previous applicants say they're weighing past experiences, as they decide whether to apply again.
When they're ready to start hiring, businesses have to consider costs and legal issues.
The vaccine rollout will be a heavy lift for many homes that have been dealing with outbreaks, equipment shortages and labor challenges.
Veterans with discharges linked to their sexual orientation may be denied benefits until getting a discharge upgrade. But the process can take years.
So far this season conservation officers have seized well over 15,000 spruce tops illegally harvested in Minnesota.
Consumer spending habits during the holiday season
The coronavirus pandemic has changed how and where people are spending their money. Three consumers share their recent spending habits.