Meera Jagannathan, Moneyish

Meera Jagannathan

Moneyish

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Moneyish
Past:
  • New York Post
  • New York Daily News
  • The Post-Standard

Recent articles by Meera:

‘Don’t let COVID fatigue trick you’: How to survive winter as the pandemic rages on

Your guide to staying mentally and physically healthy, coping with pandemic fatigue and managing your vaccine expectations. → Read More

Mammograms and colonoscopies fell by up to 70% in the early months of COVID-19

'If patients do not get important screenings, there could be long-term negative health consequences.' → Read More

How mental-health professionals are spending election night (or week): ‘I don’t have the emotional space to go down a rabbit hole’

While you wait to hear whether President Trump or Joe Biden won the election, borrow a tip from experts who know a thing or two about stress and anxiety. → Read More

How to vote safely on Election Day and make sure your ballot gets counted. ‘Informed voters cannot be suppressed voters.’

What to know about voting early or on Election Day, requesting provisional ballots, taking ballot selfies, and voter intimidation. → Read More

The CDC says big Thanksgiving gatherings are a high-risk activity. Here’s how to safely visit family this holiday season

‘Unfortunately, the merriment we crave — eating, drinking and singing together in a cozy room — are among the highest-risk scenarios for transmitting COVID-19.’ → Read More

Can your employer require you to take a COVID-19 vaccine?

A safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine has not yet been approved. → Read More

4 common mistakes that could get your mail-in ballot rejected — and how to make sure your vote is counted

‘Don’t assume you know how it works. Make sure you take your time with it.’ → Read More

How parents can keep tabs on children’s mental health during COVID-19 — and get help if necessary

Look out for ‘severity, frequency and duration’ of behavioral changes. → Read More

As Trump makes false claims about mail-in voting fraud — 7 tips for making sure your ballot gets counted

One key point: If you are standing in line when the polls close, you are still entitled to vote. → Read More

The COVID-19 recession will widen the gender pay gap

COVID-19’s disproportionate economic toll on women could create a larger gender wage gap during and immediately after this downturn, suggests a new study. But... → Read More

Kamala Harris on student-loan forgiveness, Medicare, universal basic income, credit scores — and a tax on trading stocks

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced that Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. → Read More

'We do not want to return to a time when parents had to worry their infant could die of meningitis': Some kids still await routine vaccinations during COVID

‘We do not want to return to a time when parents had to worry their infant could die of meningitis — especially when we have a vaccine to prevent it.’ → Read More

Domestic abusers are taking survivors’ stimulus checks — and lawmakers want the IRS to do something about it

Domestic-violence survivors often use cash infusions as a springboard toward safety. → Read More

Americans increasingly back Black Lives Matter — but will workplaces?

As support for the Black Lives Matter movement grows, companies with a public commitment to racial justice are grappling with how to address the matter... → Read More

When is it safe to see friends again as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on?

As lonely, stir-crazy Americans wait for a coronavirus vaccine to materialize in the distant future, some might be wondering if it’s safe to hang out with... → Read More

New research suggests coronavirus disproportionately impacts African Americans — but why?

President Trump said last month that black Americans were ‘getting hit very, very hard’ by the disease. → Read More

Men less likely to wear face masks because they’re ‘not cool’ and ‘a sign of weakness’

As the coronavirus death toll ticks up and some states ease their restrictions, a new study suggests that men might be more likely to leave their face coverings... → Read More

‘All the days are blurring together’: How to battle burnout and find a healthy work-life balance during the pandemic

‘I, for one, feel burned out by constant Zoom meetings all day.’ → Read More

How to battle burnout and find healthy work-life balance during pandemic

Vanessa Bohns is one of the fortunate Americans who can work from home, but the blurring of lines between work and home life sometimes takes its toll. “I, for... → Read More

A majority of Americans say reopening the country from coronavirus restrictions isn’t worth the risks

Democrats were far more likely than Republicans to say reopening now wasn’t worth it, an ABC News/Ipsos poll found. → Read More