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Andy Meek

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Since 2015
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Andy is a reporter in Memphis who has been contributing to BGR since 2015. His expertise in TV shows you probably don’t like is unmatched. When he’s not writing about technology, he can be found hunched protectively over his burgeoning collection of vinyl.

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Stimulus checks made inflation worse, Federal Reserve data shows

May 9th, 2022

Stimulus checks offered a powerful economic lifeline to millions of Americans over the last couple of years. Especially in 2021, the second full year of the Covid pandemic, over the course of which the federal government sent out more than half a dozen stimulus checks. Tens of millions of families got a share of those …

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Netflix has made a big change and you probably didn’t even notice

May 8th, 2022

It’s not quite a “great reset,” but a confluence of factors has brought about a significant moment of change for the world’s biggest streaming service. The company is cooking up an ad-supported tier, and laying off employees, partly as a consequence of facing more adept streaming rivals than ever. Subscribers, meanwhile, have increasingly voiced their …

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A bunch of new Costco stores are coming soon

May 7th, 2022

A retail chain beloved by bargain hunters has unveiled a big expansion it’s going to be embarking on over the course of the next several months. As many as 28 new Costco store locations are opening through the rest of this year, including almost a dozen in a matter of months. It’s the kind of …

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Special $2,000 stimulus payments are available to people in one state

May 5th, 2022

States around the US are still finding creative ways to give their residents a new stimulus check, at a time when such payments will remain a state and local phenomenon for the foreseeable future. The newest example is the state of Maryland, which is launching a program to help low-income households with water bills. It’s …