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Maurie Backman, Contributor

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Maurie Backman has been writing about personal finance for years. A firm believer in educating readers without boring them, she aims to produce content that's interesting, engaging, and easy to understand. Sometimes, she'll even make the occasional joke. Maurie started out as a writer for Fool.com and joined The Ascent and Millionacres teams in 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and reveling in the fact that her creative writing degree actually amounted to something.

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  • May

    12

    2021

    DoorDash Announces New Pricing Model for Restaurants

    DoorDash is adjusting its prices. Will that make it a more sustainable option for restaurants?

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  • May

    12

    2021

    The Leaked Walmart Memo: What Investors Need to Know

    Is Walmart in trouble? A new memo indicates that the retail giant has reason to be concerned.

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  • May

    10

    2021

    This Major City Will Require Rental Licenses: A Growing Trend?

    Denver is changing its laws and requiring landlords to get a license to rent out properties. Will this trend stretch into other markets?

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  • May

    10

    2021

    Could This Convenience Store's New Beverage Program Threaten Restaurants

    A convenience store has launched a beverage service at a price point that can't be beat, which could take customers away from fast food joints …

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  • May

    10

    2021

    Clucking Ridiculous: Restaurants Now Face Chicken Shortage

    Restaurants have struggled throughout the pandemic. And now, they face a new and surprising challenge.

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  • May

    7

    2021

    A Court Case Could Threaten Amazon's Business Model: Good News for Competing Retailers?

    Amazon has been threatening physical retailers for years. But will it be legally allowed to continue to dominate?

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  • May

    6

    2021

    Restaurant Relief Now Available -- but Will it Run Out?

    Restaurants desperately need aid. The good news is that money's available, but the bad news is that it's in limited supply.

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  • May

    5

    2021

    NYC Just Threw Restaurants and Bars a Lifeline

    There's now reason to be hopeful that NYC food and drink establishments won't continue to shutter at a rapid pace.

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  • May

    3

    2021

    Will a Chlorine Shortage Hurt Hotels and Vacation Home Owners This Summer?

    Chlorine may be in short supply this summer -- and that's not a good thing.

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  • May

    3

    2021

    Pfizer's COVID-19 Pill Could Be Here By Year-End: Investor Impact

    Good news: There may be at-home coronavirus treatment available later this year. That could really help make headway in the pandemic.

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  • Apr

    30

    2021

    Amazon Sales Soar, Topping Earnings Expectations: Should Investors Worry?

    Amazon seems unstoppable -- and that could be a mixed bag for real estate investors.

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  • Apr

    29

    2021

    NYC Opening 100% in July: Good for Real Estate?

    In a bold move, New York City is planning on a full reopening come July, which could be a boon to real estate in many …

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