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Today’s Big Deal: How businesses are pushing their employees to get vaccinated by targeting their wallets. We’ll also look at another record-breaking jump in house prices, dwindling Social Security funds, and a surge in stimulus check scams.

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Let’s get to it.

Firms eye financial penalties for unvaccinated workers 

Companies are considering more aggressive alternatives to vaccine mandates after Delta Air Lines announced last week that it would implement a $200 monthly…

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