‘Revenge shopping’ is at an all-time high, but what is it?
“Revenge shopping” is the idea that people are ready to refresh their wardrobes in order avenge what they were denied in 2020. Now, many people are ready to spend big bucks to refresh their wardrobes for upcoming vacations and social gatherings.
COVID-19 relief bill negotiations may push for weekend sessions
WASHINGTON – Negotiations on the COVID-19 relief bill may push through Friday and the weekend to renew unemployment benefits, issue $600 individual payments, and aid to increase food stamp benefits and prevent evictions. On Thursday, Republicans and Democrats were still in disagreement on the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve lending programs. The bill also includes funding for schools, coronavirus vaccine distribution, farm subsidies and more than $300 billion for businesses. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the Senate is not going to leave Washington for the holidays until the $900 billion COVID relief bill is finalized in combination with the $1.4 trillion federal government funding bill. The CARES Act, the only federal bill passed to help Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, passed in March with direct payments of $1,200.