GO in the Know: Jobs Report, Stimulus Update & Top Financial News for March 30

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Congrats, you’ve made it halfway through the workweek. You’ve earned a break, right? Before you continue on with your day, GOBankingRates is here with the lunchtime lowdown on today’s biggest financial news stories.

The Big Lead: March Jobs

Despite a very tight labor market, private sector employment increased by 455,000 jobs in March — slightly more than experts expected — according to the ADP National Employment Report.

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Business Spotlight: Robinhood

Robinhood announced it is extending trading hours, “to build a world where people have the flexibility to invest on their own timelines and on their own terms.” Its stock price got a nice boost after the news broke, and is up around 15% for the week.

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Stimulus Update: Essential Workers In This State Will Receive $500 Checks

In Massachusetts, $500 payments will be delivered to 500,000 people as part of the one-time Employee Premium Pay Program. The first round of payments will go to low-income essential workers.

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Bonus: Money Advice for Women

According to a new survey, 69% of women feel they are underpaid concerning their current value at their company. Women have also suffered the most financially during the pandemic, but there are nascent signs of improvement.

Make Your Money Work for You

Check out these tips for women on how to get a raise and invest like a pro

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