Cheap Shares: 1 tech stock I think can double my money!

Cheap shares are hard to come by, but this tech stock is looking like a bargain to me. Why is that? Well, it’s all about the changing world we live in.

The pandemic has created a semi-permanent shift in the average working lifestyle. Due to safety concerns, many employees are now working from home. Yes, the announcement of multiple vaccines means the pandemic may be over soon. However, an estimated 25%-30% of people will continue working from home even after Covid-19 becomes a chapter in the history books.

That actually makes a lot of sense from a business point of view. Many employees can do their job as effectively from home. In that case, there’s no need to spend money renting costly offices.

Video conferencing tech stocks in the pandemic

Tech stocks like Zoom Video Communications have flourished under current market conditions. The sudden need for remote working solutions resulted

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Police release video of suspect in double shooting of well-known Mt. Dora business owners; reward increased to $10K

Crimeline has increased the reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a man who shot two longtime Mt. Dora business owners, killing one of them, during an armed robbery at T&N Market on Monday night.


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Mt. Dora police also released video of the suspect running up on the owner, Khiem Ba Trinh, as he was closing the store shortly before 9 p.m. and forcing him back inside at gunpoint. The suspect shot Trinh, 56, and Mihn Nguyen, 47, several times, according to police.

The man then ran out through the parking lot, the video showed.

A customer later found the victims inside and called 911, police said. Nguyen was pronounced dead while Trinh was flown to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford in critical condition. The store is located at 1345 North Grandview St., in northeast Mt. Dora.

“Police are asking for anyone who may

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Online lenders’ backers agree to double relief for borrowers

A national settlement sparked by Virginians feeling stung by online lender is about to double in size — bringing refunds and debt cancellation totaling $866 million.


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The money is coming from the venture capitalists who funded the enterprise, a debt collection firm and the online firm’s former president.

They all deny any wrongdoing.

Under the settlement, venture capitalists Sequoia Capital and TCV, along with National Credit Adjusters, agreed to refund a bit more than $50 million to more than 1 million people who borrowed money from Plain Green LLC, which claimed to be owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rock Boy Reservation in Montana; Great Plains Lending, associated with the Otoe-Missouria tribe of Oklahoma; and MobiLoans LLC, associated with the Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana.

On top of that, National Credit is canceling $383 million of loans and promised to stop trying to collect on them.

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5 Reasons to Double Down and Draft a Business Plan, Plus Tips for How to Do It

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

These days, you just don’t hear that much about business plans. The feeling from some corners of this industry — entrepreneurs and investors—seems that business plans have lost their snap, but I simply don’t agree.

There are plenty of good and necessary reasons for savvy entrepreneurs to invest time and energy to write a memorable business plan. Here are my top five.

1. A well-thought-out business plan is a roadmap that becomes a living, breathing document for turning your vision into a real company with paying customers 

Your business plan is the opportunity to demonstrate crisply that you understand your market, that you can solve a big problem for your customers and that your solution presents a value proposition that decision-makers will buy. 

Writing a business plan is like catching a fish or painting a room.

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2 big airlines fly back to SFO, cheap travel outlook, double beds in biz class + more travel news

In this week’s TravelSkills on SFGATE newsletter…

Last week I sat down virtually with Jared Kamrowski, the energetic and informed founder of one of my favorite airfare deal-finding sites and newsletters, Take a read through our lively, advice-laden conversation to learn about the airfare outlook for the holidays, spring break and next summer; “crazy good” fare deals;  how a COVID-19 vaccination will impact 2021 trips to Europe or Hawaii and lots more. Read: Expert advice on the near future of cheap travel

After years of expansion, airline growth at San Francisco International Airport hit a dry spell this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on air travel. That’ll end next month when Qatar Airways operates its first regularly scheduled flights to SFO — the only international airline to launch a new flight to SFO in 2020.  Come take a look inside the two-class A350 jet we toured in

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Local Black-Owned Business Survives Double Whammy of Pandemic and Riots; Owner Paying Back Loyal Customers

SEATTLE, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Piles of shattered window glass left Marques Warren wondering if operating a brick-and-mortar business in Seattle would pencil out. By allowing his customers at local business Downtown Spirits to place orders online for both curbside pickup and delivery, Marques believed he had weathered the unique challenges presented by COVID-19. Then came the civil unrest during the George Floyd protests, and it looked as though the damage to his store could be a step too far for his small business.

As the dust settled, Marques received feedback from customers congratulating him on remaining open. “People wanted to know how they could support my business,” reports Marques.

Rather than folding his hand, Marques chose to double down. He launched a technology overhaul with cutting-edge tech from CityHive. This makes online ordering easier and even more secure via their website and the Downtown Spirits app

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Deluxe Sees Double Digit Increase in Business Incorporation in 2020

SHOREVIEW, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology™ company, announced that demand for its small business incorporation services increased 10 percent in 2020 over 2019. The increase was driven by incorporations of construction, trucking, cleaning services, online sales, consulting, food trucks, landscaping and real estate companies. The acceleration of entrepreneurship coincides with an increase in COVID-19 related unemployment and desire by more people to control their financial future by starting businesses.

“Small business owners are starting new ventures and careers in the middle of a pandemic,” said Barry McCarthy, President and CEO of Deluxe. “We think the increased use of Deluxe incorporation services is a leading indicator of small business futures and shows optimism in the small business market going into 2021. These entrepreneurs are risking it all, even at such an uncertain time. Deluxe has proudly supported the incredible pioneering spirit of small business owners

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‘This is double destruction’: Hurricane Iota batters Central America just 12 days after Eta

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The front edge of powerful Hurricane Iota began battering Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast Monday night, threatening catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered by equally strong Hurricane Eta less than two weeks ago.

Iota had intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 storm early in the day, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center said it weakened slightly by Monday night to Category 4, with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. It was centered about 30 miles south of the Nicaraguan city of Puerto Cabezas, also known as Bilwi, and moving westward at 9 mph.

Iota was hitting the Caribbean coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras with torrential rains and strong winds while the western edge of the storm began battering the Nicaraguan coast.

Authorities warned that Iota would probably come ashore over areas where Eta’s torrential rains saturated the soil, leaving it prone to new

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To support small businesses, on Tuesday Isle of Wight is selling gift cards that double in value

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) — Forget Cyber Monday: Those looking to purchase gifts at small businesses this upcoming holiday season will want to be on the computer Tuesday at 3 p.m.

That’s when the county’s “Isle Shop Small” gift card match program launches that allows consumers to receive a voucher to a local business that is worth double what they pay for it.

The goal is to help local businesses get a leg up on the already crucial holiday shopping season, which has become exponentially more important with the devastating economic effects of COIVD-19.

“Everyone is so excited,” said Jessica Jones-Healey, president of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce. “Today … we had so many folks calling in just excited about this program they want to make sure they don’t miss it.”

The chamber along with the Isle of Wight County Department of Tourism and Economic Development is running the

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You now get World Elite Mastercard perks with the Citi Double Cash card

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One of the best perks of the Citi® Double Cash Card is, well, double cash back. You get 2% cash-back earnings on all purchases — 1% when you buy and another 1% as you pay — which is pretty tough to beat for a no-annual-fee card.

While fantastic for pure cash back (or ThankYou points with a linked account), the Double Cash card was otherwise devoid of many perks.

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That list of benefits was sparse and included contactless payment with a chip-enabled card, access to Citi Entertainment, a free ShopRunner membership and access to your

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