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The weekend is near.

New York City public schools, the largest school district in the country, announced it is transitioning its more than 1.1 million students to remote learning. It’s the latest sign of the type of lockdowns that are being rolled back out as a result of a rise in positive coronavirus cases. 

Meanwhile, startup Affirm posted its S-1. It’s the latest development in the red-hot world of buy now, pay later. One interesting nugget from the paperwork is the fact 30% of Affirm’s revenue comes from one merchant partner: Peloton.

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The new look Google Pay

Google Pay has a whole new look as it aims to be a do-it-all app for personal finance.

Shannen Balogh has the full rundown on how Google Pay has been redesigned. Part of those efforts include working with banks themselves, among them Citi. 

While Google Pay isn’t offering any actual financial products, it is hoping to play a key role in how people view and manage their finances.  

Click here to read the entire story.

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