Month: August 2021

Upgrade turns credit charges into installment loans with repayment dates

Consumers are starting to realize that credit cards are bad for their finances, said Renaud Laplanche, co-founder and CEO of Upgrade, Inc., a fintech marketplace for relatively inexpensive installment loans. Renaud Laplanche, CEO UpGrade. UPhoto Copyright Noah Berger / 2017 Noah Shepherd The founder and former CEO of Lending Club is back in personal finance […]

Mother died of COVID shortly after husband had one last wish: “Make sure my kids get vaccinated”

A few weeks ago, Lydia Rodriguez thought her body was strong enough to fight the coronavirus without the vaccine. But after a week-long religious camp, she and other family members tested positive for the coronavirus. By the time Rodriguez, 42, changed his mind and requested the injection, it was too late, his doctor said. A […]

Tacoma’s mom explains why her family is uncomfortable getting COVID-19 vaccine

“I have no resentment towards parents who want to be vaccinated, I feel that every parent should make the right decision for themselves and their family.” PIERCE COUNTY, Washington – As parents in Washington State prepare to send their children back to school, many brace for the unknown. Some parents are concerned about protocols that […]

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