Stories tagged: "MI Money"


President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
Michiganders Relieved as Biden Freezes Evictions, Students Loan Payments

President Joe Biden has already accomplished a lot to help Michiganders in dire financial situations and to buy time to address looming economic disasters.

FILE - In this June 5, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump poses for a photo after signing the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  Thousands of minority-owned small businesses were at the end of the line in the government’s coronavirus relief program as many struggled to find banks to accept their applications. Or, they were disadvantaged by the program's terms. Data from the Paycheck Protection Program analyzed by The Associated Press show many minority owners desperate for a loan didn’t receive one until the PPP's last weeks.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Data Shows Business Owners of Color Waited Months for Loans

Close to 18% of companies received funding, nationwide. Less than 12% of Wayne County business owners received PPP loans.

Rep. Justin Amash, formerly a Republican and currently an Independent, is among the five Michigan members of Congress to vote against the $2,000 coronavirus stimulus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
These Five Michigan Reps. Voted Against $2,000 Coronavirus Relief

The House passed a measure to boost coronavirus relief payments to $2,000 on Monday. But five Michiganders in the lower house of Congress opposed it.

Hungry and charitable Michiganders who purchase meals from Atlas Wholesale Food Co.'s member restaurants are encouraged to post and tag their receipts on social media. Each purchase will be matched at 100%.
Help Michigan Restaurants With This Holiday Match Program

The #RescueMIRestaurant movement will match every purchase you make at member restaurants, dollar for dollar.

Markowitz employs the use of a steel mace, kettlebells and other unique equipment.
This Michigan Fitness Trainer Has Some Tips to Pump Up Your Business During Tough Times

West Bloomfield-based personal trainer Charlie Markowitz has had to adjust during COVID. He offers his tips for fitness entrepreneurs during tough times.

Giving back to charity is a hallmark of the holidays.
How You Can Help Michigan Charities This Winter

Michiganders are spreading kindness through random acts, donations, and gifts. Here's how you can help.

Liza Estlund Olson, the acting director for Michigan's unemployment system.
The Woman Responsible for Fixing Michiganders’ Unemployment System

Fixing Michigan's unemployment system while the future of pandemic relief is uncertain is a tall order, but Liza Estlund Olson hopes to rise to the occasion.