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Tax Hikes Coming Soon to City Near You?

Local municipalities across the country are considering significant tax hikes to plug coronavirus-induced budget shortfalls. Some officials are already calling the increases inevitable. (foxnews.com) Property tax rates in Nashville, Tenn., will be increasing by 34 percent…

Fmr Epicenter of Virus Threatens to Erupt Again

While Florida, Texas, and Arizona have seen a steep increase in their coronavirus cases per capita in recent days, storm clouds are gathering over the virus's former epicenter in the United States.  Officials agree that…

CDC Issues Unexpected Coronavirus Warning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that another round of restrictive measures may have to be implemented if coronavirus cases dramatically increase. It's unclear if the American public at large would tolerate…

Hospitals Barely Hanging on Until This Changes

Consultants predict hospitals will continue to struggle, and more will go bankrupt until their operating margins improve by accepting more patients.  Many hospitals were already operating on thin margins before the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNBC) Hospitals…

The Risk of Confusing This Disease With COVID…

Researchers have learned that Lyme Disease symptoms could be mistaken for the novel coronavirus.  Individuals who contract Lyme Disease exhibit symptoms associated with COVID-19 (fever, achiness, and chills), and, in this case, a misdiagnosis could…

What Coronavirus Means for the Future of Work

With states in varying degrees of lockdown and social distancing strongly urged, many businesses are letting employees work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. While employers worry about productivity, companies, on average, save thousands per…

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Nine Conditions That Severely Affect Coronavirus

By now, we know that COVID-19 affects people differently. Pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and individuals with preexisting health conditions are particularly vulnerable. Given the drastic steps taken by President Trump and multiple governors this…