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Dollar Tree: 6 Affordable Items To Buy To Kick Off The New Year

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25 Serious Financial Advantages You Get From Military Service

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30 Money Moves That Could Set You Up for Life

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Are You Spending More Than the Average American on 25 Everyday Items?

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10 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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19 Hot Jobs That Pay More Than $100,000 a Year

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Worried About Layoffs? Here’s How To Prep Your Finances Just In Case, According to Experts

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17 Simple Ways To Master Networking, According to Science

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Under 35? Don’t Save For Retirement Yet, These Experts Say

Talk to any financial advisor and they usually have the same advice: Start saving for retirement when you're young. According to another set of experts, it's time to ignore all that. See:…

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Teens & Taxes: Where Can Your Teen e-File For Free?

The IRS recommends that taxpayers e-file their taxes to reduce the chance of processing delays and receive any tax refunds faster, pointing out that electronically filing your return is also the most…

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Social Security Math: How To Determine Your Benefit Amount

Most people who receive Social Security benefits get their checks every month and don't really think about it much after. We are all more or less versed in the knowledge that our Social Security…

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2023’s Housing Correction Could Be The Largest Since Post-WWII

If you have been waiting for prices to drop to buy a house, 2023 could be your year. However, the fall in housing prices doesn't bode as well for current homeowners — or the overall U.S. economy….

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CD Rates Today: Jan. 27 — Multiple Banks Offering 4.75% APY

A certificate of deposit, more commonly known as a CD, is an investment that earns interest over a set period of time at a locked-in rate. Learn: Rich People Are Dropping Banks With Low Interest Rates…

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Manchin Proposes ‘Easiest’ Social Security Fix In Response to Debt Ceiling — Would Biden Agree?

On Jan. 19, the U.S. officially hit its debt ceiling, having spent all of the $31.4 trillion available for expenditures as allocated by the Treasury. In the days since, conversations have become…

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The IRS Says You’ll Probably Get a Smaller Tax Refund This Year – Here’s Why

Tax refunds are a big silver lining of enduring winter — but, if you're expecting a big check in 2023, be prepared to see less than previous years. See: GOBankingRates' Best Online Banks 2023Tips: 3…

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Experts Say Tax Refund Advances Are Ill-Advised — What To Consider Instead

The turning over of a calendar year brings the hopeful promise of a healthy tax return come the spring. However, constant economic anxiety and heavy holiday spending have Americans looking to fix…

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$2,000 Quarter? Check Your Pockets Before You Use This 2004 Coin

The next time you toss a quarter into a gumball machine down at the local grocery store, think about this: That piece of gum could be costing you a lot more. See the List: GOBankingRates' Best Banks…

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Debt Ceiling: How the GOP’s ‘Fair’ Tax + Social Security Proposals Compare to Democrats’ ‘Easy’ Solution

As soon as America reached its debt ceiling on Jan. 19, exhausting the $31.4 trillion in its credit line from the Treasury, all eyes and ears turned to the country's financial future. Congress has…

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Emergency SNAP Update: 25 States Extending Additional Food Stamps Money for Final Time in February 2023

Emergency allotments were authorized to help give SNAP households a temporary financial boost during the pandemic. State SNAP agencies can issue EA payments on a month-to-month basis to all SNAP…

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Food Stamps Schedule: West Virginia SNAP Goes Out on These Dates in February

Food stamps, now called SNAP, supplements the food budgets of low-income households nationwide. The program is administered by the WV Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) in the state of…

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New Mexico Food Stamps: When SNAP Payments Are Scheduled in February 2023

SNAP, which stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, provides nutrition benefits to individuals and families who meet federal and state eligibility guidelines. Benefits are…

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With Social Security in Jeopardy, How Do Americans Plan To Fund Retirement?

Social Security is an important source of retirement income for most Americans, but the program continues to come under assault because of the amount of money that goes into funding it. Last year,…

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Social Security: Can I Still Collect Benefits If I Retire Abroad?

If you're eligible to receive Social Security benefits, you may receive your payments outside of the U.S. However, the Social Security Administration has noted that there are countries to which they…


Is Your 2022 NFT Transaction Taxable?

Like cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens are becoming a bigger part of the financial mainstream — and when that happens, you can be sure that tax authorities are keeping a close watch. If you wonder…

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Tax Filing 2023: How To Set Up ID.me for the IRS

After a year of delays, errors, staff shortages and all-around misery, the IRS wants to make it as easy as possible for taxpayers to manage their records and prepare their tax returns as filing season…

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Is the Media Forcing Us Into a Recession?

The current economy has been difficult to pin down. First and foremost, everybody is discussing the release of the less-than-impressive GDP report that showed modest 2.9% growth once adjusted for…

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The Worst Assets To Inherit and How To Address Them Before It’s Too Late

The sudden and lengthy appearance of the coronavirus pandemic delivered many lessons — among them, that life can be taken away from even the healthiest individuals in the blink of an eye. Planning…

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Rich People Are Dropping Banks With Low Interest Rates — Should You Do The Same?

The rich get richer in part because of how they do their banking. Generally, they store their cash in accounts that are high-yield-bearing so that their money grows as possible while sitting in the…

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New Jersey Food Stamps (NJ SNAP): February 2023 Schedule

New Jersey's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, NJ SNAP, provides monthly food benefits to eligible households. SNAP is a federal program, but it is administered at the state level by the New…

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SNAP Schedule: When Access Oklahoma Cardholders Receive Food Stamps in February 2023

SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, provides monthly nutrition benefits to households that meet eligibility guidelines. In Oklahoma, SNAP is administered by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services…

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The Difference Between SNAP and WIC, Plus How To Apply

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) are both federally-funded health and nutrition programs. Both…

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Experts Say More Money Won’t Alleviate Work Stress, But Your Manager Can Affect Your Mental Health as Much As Your Spouse

You might be familiar with the phrase, "Happy wife, happy life." But a new study from The Workforce Institute at UKG implies that another accurate expression might be, "Happy boss, happy life." Find:…

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Renter Protection: White House Issues ‘Renters Bill of Rights’ — What It Means for Tenants (and Landlords)

In what it terms a "renters bill of rights," the Biden administration has unveiled a new plan of action to protect American renters from unfair housing practices and steep rent increases. See: 40…

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4 Genius Costco Shopping Hacks To Try in 2023

Warehouse stores offer discounts on bulk goods, as most know. Membership benefits usually include access to member-only pricing at the store's gas stations, savings on bulk items in-store and online,…

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Where in the US Does Minimum Wage Go Furthest When Adjusted for Cost of Living?

A new year brings hope for a better tomorrow. Most American residents, however, are hoping for a little financial relief in the here and now. Workers in 26 states (23 as of Jan. 1) will earn more…

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7 Places Giving Away Land or Money To Move There

If you've joined the remote-work revolution, you might have the opportunity to move wherever you want for the first time in your career. Explore: GOBankingRates' Best Credit Cards for 2023Read:…

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How Big Is Biden’s Social Security Check?

Of the 66 million Americans who receive a Social Security check every month, according to the Social Security Administration, one couple claiming benefits may come as a surprise: President Joe Biden…

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States Whose Economies Are Failing vs. States Whose Economies Are Thriving

The U.S. economy has seen more fluctuation over the past three years than in many decades prior. The coronavirus pandemic brought the economy to a near halt in 2020, when the unemployment rate shot up…

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Social Security: Use This IRS Form To Have Federal Income Tax Withheld

When you apply for Social Security benefits, you can request to have federal income taxes withheld from your payments. However, if you're already receiving benefits or want to make changes, the Social…

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Arizona Drops Lawsuit Blocking Biden’s Plan

In a move that might give millions of student loan borrowers some reason to be optimistic, Arizona's new Democratic attorney general Kris Mayes dismissed the lawsuit that had been brought against…

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Social Security: Women Get $354 Per Month Less Than Men – Here’s Why

One of the reasons Social Security checks can cover bills for some retirees and not others is because benefits are based on income earned before retirement. The more you earn working, the more you pay…

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What Is the Average Social Security Benefit at Age 62?

Your retirement benefit amount depends on how much you've earned over your lifetime at jobs for which you paid Social Security taxes — and the age at which you claim. You can claim Social Security…

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Iowa Proposes SNAP Benefit Restrictions Akin to WIC — Anti-Hunger Advocates Strongly Opposed

A bill being considered by the Iowa legislature and strongly backed by Republican lawmakers would restrict food choices for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program beneficiaries, and anti-hunger…

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I Have to Pay My Debt, So Why Doesn’t the US Government? The Truth Is Even More Complicated Than You Think

The U.S. just hit its debt limit, following Congress's failure to reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling. While the Treasury Department announced it would start implementing its "extraordinary…

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SNAP and More: Why Record Inflation Hasn’t Heavily Impacted Food Insecurity

About one in 10 Americans suffer from food insecurity, meaning they have trouble getting enough nutritious food to eat. That percentage briefly spiked higher during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has…

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What Is the Highest Rated Luxury Cruise Line?

Even among the crème de la crème of luxury liners, some stand out from the rest. While the cruising industry took a large operational and financial hit during the pandemic, companies have adapted…

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Don’t Usually File Taxes? Here’s Why You May Need To

Don't you want free money? It may be the most ridiculous question ever, but it's one that local and national governments probably ask when they have stimulus funds, rebates and other payments that end…

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RxPass from Amazon Offers Medicine Subscription for $5 Per Month

Amazon Pharmacy has released RxPass, a new prescription medication delivery service for $5 per month. The program is available to eligible Prime members and provides access to over 50 prescription…

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Claim Your Money From All These Class Action Settlements Worth Millions

Consumers and the government alike are cracking down on companies that have engaged in negligent or harmful policies — whether it's purposefully slowing down data while keeping rates high (in the…

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Do You Really Get What You Pay for at Luxury Hotels?

People are traveling again — and they're putting lots of cash into their experiences. Now that the pandemic has somewhat eased restrictions for out-of-state or out-of-country trips, many are…

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Does the IRS Still Owe You Money From Your 2020 Tax Return? How To Find Out and Claim It

Tax season for 2022 returns has officially begun as of this week, but 2020 returns are also in the news again. The IRS recently let Americans know they some may still be owed money from that time…

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Women Saved $4,000 Less Than Men Last Year — Here’s What Experts Advise To Boost That Number

If anyone wondered whether the gender pay gap is still a force to be reckoned with, they need look no further than at men and women's respective savings account balances in 2022. According to New York…

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These 7 Common Purchases Are Extremely Overpriced — Are There Any You Can Cut From Your Budget?

In October, CNBC reported that persistent high inflation and consumer prices were responsible for the typical U.S. household spending $445 a month more to purchase the same goods and services they did…

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Best Savings Account Interest Rates

When choosing a bank, you want to find the best savings account interest rates so your money will grow faster. These accounts offer some of the best rates in the business.

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New to Credit Consumers Are ‘Good Risks’: 4 Ways To Overcome Initial Hurdles and Improve Your Score

Qualifying for a loan or credit card for the first time can be a challenge because lenders are wary of extending credit to those with no credit history. But once they've been approved, new-to-credit…

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How To Prepare for a Potential Housing Market Crash in 2023

There's been a lot of concern about the economy lately, particularly regarding inflation, rising interest rates, layoffs, a potential recession — and the housing market. The housing crash of 2008…

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What Social Security Could Look Like in 2035

The future of Social Security remains uncertain, forcing people to ask questions like, "Will Social Security run out?" According to the 2021 annual report from the Social Security board of trustees,…

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Tipping Amid Inflation: Should Consumers Draw a Line for Sake of Their Finances?

Inflation has tamed some (but it's still wild), the country is likely on the brink of a recession — and yet there consumers are, at the beginning of a long day, prompted with a request on a digital…

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Food Stamps: What is the Highest Income Level for SNAP Payments in February?

To qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) benefits, which were previously referred to as food stamps, you need to meet certain eligibility requirements, including the amount of…

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Walmart Bumps Average Hourly Wage to $17.50 — What Other Worker Retention Efforts Are Coming?

It takes a whole lot of workers to operate a company as big as Walmart, and the retail giant aims to keep and retain those workers by offering higher pay and other perks. Discover: 10 Things To Stop…

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Don’t File Your Taxes Early Says IRS, Wait for Form 1099-K

Once you've received your W-2 from your primary job, you might be tempted to file your taxes as soon as the filing window opens to get your refund sooner. See: 10 Jaw-Dropping Stats About the State of…

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Child Tax Credit: IRS Issues Important Reminder and 4 More Before Tax Season

Now that 2022 is coming to an end, the clock is beginning to tick on preparing your 2022 tax returns. Those getting their documents in order to file will want to note a number of changes and updates…

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It May Be Cheaper to Buy A Luxury Home Than A Starter Home — Here’s Why

It's no surprise that the housing market has been a difficult one recently, as inflation, soaring rates and short supply made for a bad combination for potential homebuyers. What may come as a…

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Food Stamps Schedule: When To Anticipate February 2023 SNAP Payments

February's food stamp payments, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, are scheduled to go out soon. SNAP is the nation's most important anti-hunger program, helping…

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Will Comments on Dept. of Ed Website Opposing Biden’s Plan Impact the Supreme Court’s Decision?

Opposition to President Joe Biden's federal student loan forgiveness plan comes in many forms and covers many reasons, but a lot of the criticisms voiced in a new public forum sound exactly the same….

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Food Stamps Schedule for Georgia: When February Benefits Are Sent

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, boosts the food budget of low-income households across the U.S. Georgia residents who qualify for SNAP benefits will…

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Aspire To Be a Millionaire? 3 Important Money Secrets You May Be Overlooking

Becoming a millionaire is about more than just earning and saving money. While a high income helps, you may have heard the term "High Earner, Not Rich Yet," or HENRYs. These are people who are making…

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Retirement Planning: How To Prepare When Having Kids Later in Life

The average age for starting families continues to grow in America and around the world. The New York Times published a 2021 report which found that, since 2007, birth rates for women in their 20s…

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Is Insulin Still Covered by Your Medicare Drug Plan in 2023?

Medicare recipients who suffer from diabetes are poised to save money this year thanks to a provision in the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that lowers the cost of insulin. See the List:…

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Retirees in Trouble: How To Play Catchup as 75% Fall Behind This Major Income Goal

Unwritten rules guide us throughout our lives, from infancy to old age. As far as retirement income goes, most experts have agreed for years that replacing 70% of your pre-retirement income should be…

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Illinois Food Stamps Schedule: When Payments Hit Link Cards in February 2023

SNAP is a U.S. Department of Agriculture anti-hunger program that boosts the food budget of low-income households. The Department of Human Services administers SNAP in Illinois, and participants can…

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5 Reasons to Get A Prenuptial Agreement

Marriage is a critical decision in life, however, most individuals do not understand how marriageaffects their future income, assets and liabilities. See the List: GOBankingRates' Best Banks of…

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If 70% of Millennials and Gen Z Quit in 2023, What Will the Economic Impact Be?

The Big Quit continues on in 2023 as people leave their jobs in record numbers. In the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 4.2 million employees left their jobs in November…

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Dollar Stores Become Fastest-Growing Retailers As Americans Struggle with Rising Food Costs

The price of eggs rose to a national average of $4.25 per dozen for the Grade A, Large, variety, as of December 2022, and jumped another 60% in 2023, according to CPI data reported by CNBC.com. With…

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Debt Ceiling: 6 Million Jobs, 7% Unemployment Rate Are on the Line If Government Defaults

On January 19, the U.S. government reached its debt ceiling limit of $31.4 trillion, provoking U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to tell Congress "extraordinary measures" would start to roll out in…

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Costco’s Best Deals? Employee Reveals 10 Standout Buys for Your Money

It can be tough to leave Costco — which feels like a universe unto itself — without a shopping cart overflowing with stuff, but experts note there are some items at the mega warehouse club that just…

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7 Safest Places To Retire in Europe

If you've been watching popular shows like "White Lotus," "Emily in Paris" and "Bridgerton," you might have caught the travel bug — and maybe even wonder what it might be like to spend your golden…

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Social Security: No Matter Your Age, Do Not Claim Benefits Until You Reach This Milestone

There's a magic number to know that can help you maximize your Social Security income when you are ready to retire. And it's not the number you might think it is. Read: How Long $1 Million in…

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Food Stamps Schedule: January 2023 — When SNAP Payments Distribute

Recipients of SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, will receive their January payment soon, which includes the 12.5% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) approved for fiscal year 2023. The COLA kicked in…

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Expecting a Tax Refund? Why Procrastinating on Filing Won’t Do You Any Favors

On the list of fun things to do, filing taxes probably doesn't crack the top 1,000. But if you earn income in the United States, you have to file a tax return — and it's almost always better to file…

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SNAP Schedule: When Massachusetts Food Stamps Are Sent in February 2023

SNAP, which stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is run by the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) in Massachusetts. SNAP helps low-income households supplement their food…

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Virginia SNAP Benefits: When Are February Food Stamps Scheduled?

SNAP is an anti-hunger program that provides low-income households with nutrition benefits to supplement their monthly food budget. In Virginia, SNAP is administered by the Virginia Department of…

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Flat Income Taxes: Who Are the Biggest Winners and Losers?

From Kansas to Wisconsin to Nebraska, the conversation surrounding a flat tax has picked up as of late, with more state legislators pushing for as much. According to The Tax Foundation, this is the…

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Want To Get Your Tax Refund Faster? Sign up for Direct Deposit

There is less than a week to file your taxes before the deadline on April 18, so take advantage of the benefits that come with setting up a direct deposit option with the Internal Revenue Service when…

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SNAP Benefits: Can You Use EBT Card/Food Stamps To Purchase Hot Food?

SNAP gives eligible low-income households extra food-purchasing assistance to supplement food budgets. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered at the state level, SNAP benefits…

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Afraid of Being Fired? Consider Working a ‘Forever Job’ With the Federal Government

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 6 million Americans who are unemployed. Though that's still less than pandemic levels, it's not exactly…

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Have Any $200 Quarters Lying Around? It’s Worth Checking Your Spare Change

A single quarter could be worth more than $200 — and it has nothing to do with inflation. See Our List: 100 Most Influential Money ExpertsMore: 5 Things You Must Do When Your Savings Reach $50,000…

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Remote Work: How to Get a Top AI Job, According to Experts

The AI industry is growing rapidly and will create an eye-popping 97 million new jobs by 2025, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. The AI sector is also part of the expanding computer…

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Why Doesn’t Every Grocery Store Accept SNAP EBT Food Stamps?

The federal government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly called "food stamps," helps families to afford fresh, healthy food and ingredients to prepare meals at home. The…

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Timeline of Events Leading Up To the Supreme Court Review

The road to student loan forgiveness is a long and winding one since President Joe Biden announced the much-anticipated administration's program on Aug. 24, 2022. Following several lawsuits and…

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What Happens to Social Security When You Die?

The end of a person's life doesn't necessarily mean the end of their Social Security payments. Depending on factors like income and dependents, Social Security checks will still be issued to someone…

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How to Improve Your Credit Score By Rethinking What Debt Is

Debt. It's a word that easily conjures fear in people. Especially when we're talking about things like a credit score, when we know that paying off debt is one of the pillars to creating an excellent…

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Social Security Schedule: When February 2023 Benefit Payments Are Sent

The next round of Social Security checks are scheduled to go out in February. Social Security recipients will continue to see bigger benefit checks, thanks to the 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA)…

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Make Groceries Last and Save Money With 6 Essential Preservation Tips

With grocery prices soaring, making food stretch is crucial. But for many, that's hard to accomplish simply because they don't know where to start. Consider taking tips from someone who doesn't have a…

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Social Security: New Data Shows Program’s Major Trust Funds Gone by 2033

Future Social Security beneficiaries are probably aware that their payments won't be as big as those of previous generations. The question is when you can expect payments to go down. At least one…

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Food Stamps: What Is the Maximum SNAP EBT Benefit for 2023?

Each year, the U.S. government calculates the new maximum benefit for food stamp (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP) recipients based on inflation. SNAP Benefits: How Long Do They…

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When Social Security Benefits Are Scheduled for January 2023

Social Security recipients can look forward to bigger benefit checks in January. Back in October, the Social Security Administration announced the 2023 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) would be 8.7%…

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Delta and United Bring Back Dessert — But Only to These Passengers

Airline passengers who've been craving a treat while flying at 35,000 feet can breathe a sweet sigh of relief. Both United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have announced the return of desserts to certain…

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Can You Buy Cars Directly From Automakers To Save Money?

Buying a car during the past few years has presented many challenges to consumers. Between a chip shortage that left a huge void in the market, higher markups due to increased demand and the…

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Apple Store Holiday Hours 2023

If you're looking to cash in on some holiday deals at Apple, be sure to do it before it closes on certain holidays. Some major retailers keep their doors open during the holidays, but Apple isn't one…

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Today Is the Official First Day You Can Start Filing Your 2022 Taxes

The day is here! Today, Jan. 23, is the official kickoff to tax season, when anyone can start filing returns with the IRS before the April 18 deadline. Do You Have a Tax Question? Ask a Tax ProRead: 3…

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5 Actions To Cut Health Costs as Americans Delay Medical Treatments at Historic Rates

One of the toughest financial decisions you'll ever have to make is skipping needed medical care due to cost, but a lot of Americans did so last year. Nearly four in 10 adults (38%) reported that they…

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Costco’s Holiday Hours 2023

Before you make your list and check it twice, find out when Costco is open during the holidays so you don't miss any opportunities to save.

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Side Gig: Earn $1,000 Just By Eating Cheese Every Night for 3 Months

Talk about an easy (and cheesy) way to earn some money: A handful of lucky foodies will soon be able to earn $1,000 for taking part in a study that looks at the effects of eating cheese before…

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When Will Car Prices Drop in 2023?

If you've been car shopping anytime within the past two years, you've surely noticed just how exorbitantly expensive cars have become. But when will car prices drop?

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Fed Hints At Lower Interest Rate Hike in February — What Does It Mean?

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will meet for the first time this year on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 to decide on the next interest rate hike. See: 2023's Housing Correction Could…

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Should You Stay at a Job for a Cash Bonus? Experts Weigh In

It's a tougher job market out there than it was during the difficult days of the Great Resignation, with mass layoffs happening (mostly in tech) and people quitting their jobs in droves. A new report…

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Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift and the Richest Country Star From Each State

Nashville, Tennessee, is known as Music City, and it's the country music capital of the United States. Aspiring stars flock to Nashville, hoping to get their break in a city that the local chamber of…