The outbreak of Covid-19 has thrown our lives out of order.

Many have had to face health-related emergencies along with financial uncertainties, pay-cuts and, in some cases, job losses, too. So, at a time like this, when you are in need of immediate cash, one option is to liquidate financial assets such as mutual funds and fixed deposits.

If you are reluctant to liquidate them, you can alternatively get loan against your financial assets. These include loans against fixed deposits (FDs), shares, mutual funds (MFs), national savings certificate (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF), Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and life insurance policy. This may work out to be cheaper, in terms of interest and other costs, than personal loan or loan against credit card.

Most of these loans are processed either completely or partially online (where a bank representative comes home or you visit the nearest branch to get the process

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The Trump campaign’s cash crunch is limiting the president’s strategic options as he battles to overtake Democratic nominee Joe Biden, with Republicans warning the shortfall is undercutting plans to expand the map of competitive states and jeopardizing outreach to key voters.



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Last month, Biden outraised President Trump in August by more than $150 million. That steep financial disparity heading into the critical, post-Labor Day period, combined with the Trump campaign’s heavy burn rate for several months previous, forced the cancellation of millions of dollars in battleground state ads. Biden countered with a major buy across television and digital platforms that went virtually uncontested in some crucial media markets.

With seven weeks until Election Day and early voting underway, Republican strategists worry that Biden’s advertising advantage could drown out Trump’s message to voters who have not committed to voting for him. Republicans also fret the

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at MBS International Airport, in Freeland


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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at MBS International Airport, in Freeland

By Steve Holland and Jarrett Renshaw

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will embark on a heavier fundraising schedule in coming weeks as his re-election campaign faces a possible cash crunch that has forced it to pull back television advertising in some crucial states.

Trump’s campaign started the year with more than 10 times as much money as Democratic rival Joe Biden. But to the alarm of some Republican donors, the former vice president closed the gap as Democratic donors consolidated behind him and the Trump campaign burned through its cash more quickly.

Biden, who leads Trump in most national and battleground state polling ahead of the Nov. 3 election, had about $99 million in the bank to Trump’s $121 million by the end of July, according to disclosures by each side’s

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NORMAL, Ill., Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Crunch Franchise  plans to open a $6 million, 45,000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities in Normal, IL and will begin selling memberships mid-November. The modern, expansive Crunch Normal gym is located in the former Hobby Lobby space in the Shoppes at College Hills.

Though Crunch Normal plans to open in late December, the facility will operate at a temporary location at the former Golds Gym Express at 1108 Trinity Lane, Bloomington starting this Friday August 21st. All former Golds Gym members will be offered special enrollment deals.

Crunch Normal makes serious exercise fun, offering top-quality cardio and strength training equipment, circuit training, personal training, a functional training area with indoor turf, a dedicated group fitness studio, a dedicated ride studio, Kids Crunch, tanning beds and sunless spray options, HydroMassage® beds, and more.

Starting mid-November, there will be

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SINGAPORE, Aug 20 (IFR)The yield on Genting Berhad’s US dollar bonds due 2027 briefly shot up 100bp to 4.89% this morning, after Genting Hongkong suspended all payments to financial creditors.

Malaysian conglomerate Genting Berhad’s bond yield came back to 4.36% by midday, according to Refinitiv data, but this was still 42bp wider on the day.

Cruise ship operator Genting Hongkong has suspended all payments to financial creditors as it works on restructuring its debt and raising funds.

It has hired PJT Partners as financial adviser and Kirkland & Ellis as legal adviser. It plans to convene a creditors’ meeting soon and encouraged creditors to form a steering committee.

Lim Kok Thay and family owned 75.5% of Genting Hongkong’s shares at the end of December, according to the company’s annual report. Lim is the chairman, CEO and substantial shareholder of Genting Berhad, as well as the chairman and

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