This Is How Rooted Checks Are In Our History
If your company makes payments, I’m willing to bet you’ve at least Googled cost-effective ways to simplify the process. Perhaps you’re an enterprise making hundreds of payments a day. Or maybe you’re a small- to mid-sized businesslooking to ease the manual burden on your small-but-plucky AP team. One of the biggest arguments against checks is that they’re just plain old, invented to support even older banking processes. Of course, the term “old” is relative, so what does it mean when we’re talking about check history? You might be surprised. Checks developed alongside banks, with the concept f...
Senate’s $2 Trillion Stimulus Deal Set To Pass, Includes $1,200 Checks For Americans
Congress looked ready to passe a $2 trillion stimulus plan on Wednesday that includes sending checks to compensate Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. However, the checks will most likely not make it to Americans until May the earliest. In the plan, single Americans would receive $1,200, couples would receive $2,400, and parents would receive an extra $500 for every child under 17. Despite this, Americans with incomes more than $75,000 would get less, and anyone making more than $99,000 would not qualify at all. Each of these thresholds would be doubled for couples. According to the Tax...
Mnuchin Says White House Is ‘Looking At Sending Checks To Americans Immediately’ To Limit Coronavirus Economic Damage
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that the White House was considering sending checks to Americans to alleviate the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic. At a White House press conference, Mnuchin did not specify how much could be sent and added that there was a possibility of excluding the rich from the payments.“We are looking at sending checks to Americans immediately,” he told reporters. “Americans need cash now, and the president wants to get cash now, and I mean now in the next two weeks.”He mentioned that the payroll tax holiday President Donald Trump preferred wo...
Cowboy’s Dak Prescott Set For $27 Million Payday, Jones Says He ‘Doesn’t Get Hand Cramps Writing Checks’
Dak Prescott has had quite the impressive season thus far, leaving some to say he is the only reason the Dallas Cowboys, who sit 6-5, are even still in the fight. Sitting one game above the .500 mark, serious inconsistencies have surfaced including receiver drops to poor situational play-calling, down to a defense that struggles to get off the field, and a special teams that is quite arguably the worst in the league. The level Prescott plays is so high, that his situational awareness and leadership are keeping this football team afloat.GET NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS TICKET DEALS HERE!Contract talks ...
Former ‘To Catch a Predator’ Host Chris Hansen Arrested For Bounced Checks
Former To Catch a Predator host, Chris Hansen found himself in the hot seat on Monday after turning himself into the police in Connecticut for charges of issuing bad checks.Police claim the 59-year-old failed to pay a local vendor nearly $13,000 for items he had purchased in 2017, of which included 355 mugs, 288 T-shirts, and 650 vinyl decals for marketing events he planned to attend.In September 2017, after receiving a check for the entire amount, the company allegedly sent over the goods, only to discover that the check had actually bounced. Hansen then made promises with the owner to make p...
George Conway, Kellyanne Conway’s Husband, Starts Anti-Trump Group At Federalist Society, ‘Checks And Balances’
Members of the ultra-conservative legal group, the Federalist Society, announced Wednesday that they were forming an anti-Trump subgroup within the organization calling itself the Checks and Balances.The group includes high ranking members of the Bush administration like former Bush lawyer John Bellinger, former Acting Attorney General Peter Keisler and former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge.Most notably however, George Conway, husband of top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, has emerged as a key figure and likely leader of the group.Conway has been known to be critical of the Trump administrati...