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Hurricane Ian has devastated parts of Florida and the human toll is still rising. The hurricane is also set to be one of the costliest in the country. See: Will Gas Prices Go Up As A Result of…

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Rep. Adam Schiff (62) is an attorney and author who has been a U.S. congressman from Southern California for 21 years. He is a Democrat, and the Chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on…

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The prices of electricity, natural gas and oil are set to rise this winter, but changes you make, big or small, can help lower your utility bills. Here are 7 ways to save on your energy bills this…

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Kim Kardashian made the Forbes World's Billionaires list for the first time in 2021. Now, she's making history again as her lingerie company, Skims, doubled in value to reach a $3.2 billion valuation.

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How Much Was Coolio Worth Upon His Death at Age 59?

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Food Stamps: Louisiana Purchase Card SNAP Benefits Schedule for October 2022

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With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, it was reported that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, would initially not be traveling to be with the family in Balmoral upon her death, and…

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Prince Harry was born on Sept. 15, 1984, in London to King Charles III and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Harry — whose full name is Prince Henry Charles Albert David — is the younger brother of…

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Inflation is still high, and consumer prices continue to steadily increase. Fortunately, some individual states are providing relief in the form of inflation relief checks. Learn: Why Does the Fed…

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When Will the Social Security COLA Increase for 2023 Be Announced & How Much Could It Be?

Each year, usually in October, the Social Security Administration announces the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase for the following year. With the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2022…

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Californians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits do so through the state's CalFresh program, which sends payments out every month according to the same schedule. That…

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Food Stamps Schedule: Access Oklahoma Card SNAP Payments for October 2022

Oklahomans who qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits report to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS), which oversees the program and also sends monthly…

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Social Security Schedule: When September 2022 Benefits Will Be Sent

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Mark These 4 Dates On Your Calendar Now

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GO in the Know: SNAP Benefits Get a Boost, Amazon Raises Wages & Top Financial News of the Week

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Almost all banks observe certain holidays and close. See if your bank is closed today & when the next banking holidays are to avoid going to a closed a bank.

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SNAP Benefits: Can You Use Your EBT Card/Food Stamps to Purchase Soda?

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IRS Extends October Tax Filing Deadline for Victims of Hurricane Ian

In light of the catastrophic weather conditions which recently hit Florida, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it would be extending the tax filing deadline to hurricane victims…

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Can I Use MY SNAP EBT Card on Instacart?

If you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits and want to shop for groceries from the comfort of your phone or computer, there's good news: You can use your SNAP electronic…

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Best Penny Stocks To Buy: Find the Best Ones To Watch

Penny stocks are small-cap stocks that are very inexpensive, which can add up to big gains. If you have extra money and some risk tolerance, check out this list.

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California Gas Prices Jumped 18 Cents Per Gallon in One Week — Here’s Why

Just when we thought Americans were going to get some relief from high prices at the pump, Californians got hit hard with a jump. As of Sept. 30, California is paying an average of $6.29 — much…

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These Student Loans No Longer Qualify For Forgiveness — Is Yours One?

Under President Biden's student loan forgiveness program, individual borrowers who earned less than $125,000 in 2020 or 2021 will see up to $10,000 or $20,000 of their federal student loan debt…

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

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Trevor Noah is a comedian, actor and television host who became a household name in 2017 when he took over Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" from Jon Stewart. On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, he announced…

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Food Stamps: COLA Update Increases SNAP EBT Benefits By 12.5% Starting Oct. 1

Americans who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will get a needed financial boost thanks to a major cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) due to go into effect for fiscal…

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GO in the Know: Back to Bear Market, Social Security Scam Protection & Top Financial News for Sept. 30

It's the last Friday of September! Tomorrow we'll be in October and officially in Q4 of 2022. Wrap up any last-minute items on your agenda and catch up on today's top financial stories before heading…

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Some of the most indelible impressions made while watching any natural disaster coverage is that of pets abandoned, helpless and struggling to survive amid the chaos around them. See: 7 Walmart Brand…

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As in most states, Ohio residents who qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) benefits receive their payments according to the same schedule every month, including October. In…

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Not too long ago, the concept of booking a car service on demand, via a smartphone app, seemed eerily futuristic, but thanks to the rise of Uber and Lyft, this practice is now more common than hailing…

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Food Stamps Schedule: When Georgia SNAP Recipients Can Anticipate October 2022 Payments

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in Georgia get their benefits paid on the same schedule every month, including in October 2022. Payments are distributed beginning on the…

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Officials in Florida are already calling Hurricane Ian the biggest natural disaster in the state's long history of natural disasters after the storm killed at least 19 people and left millions without…

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What Is EBITDA? Here’s What Investors Should Know

If you've read or listened to the earnings reports of companies you follow, you've probably heard the term "EBITDA." But what exactly does it mean, and why is it important? Why do some companies talk…

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These 27 ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Stars Are Worth What?

Through "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette," we've come to know hundreds of young men and women through the years as they bare their hearts while looking for love. For some of them, their adventures…

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Polkadot is an up-and-coming player in the world of cryptocurrency. But is it worth investing in? Here are the potential risks and benefits you should consider.

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A report by an IRS watchdog, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), recently found that the agency correctly sent 98% of Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments to qualified recipients…

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If you intend to take advantage of the low prices of this bear market to begin investing, you might be wondering how XRP coins may fare in the future.

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Will Gas Prices Go Up As A Result of Hurricane Ian?

Although hurricanes typically push oil and gas prices higher by disrupting oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Ian is not expected to have a big impact, analysts say. That's mainly because…

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Amazon Raises Wages For Warehouse Workers to $19 Per Hour

On Sept. 28, Amazon announced it would be raising average hourly wages for its warehouse's workers to $19 in October — a move the company said represents a $1 billion investment over the next year….

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SNAP FAQ: What is Massachusetts EBT and How Can Residents Apply for Benefits?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the food stamp program, is run by the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) in Massachusetts. SNAP helps low-income households…

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Does Renters Insurance Cover Hurricane Damage in Florida?

With Hurricane Ian still barreling across Florida, many renters may be wondering if their insurance covers hurricane damage, including storm surges, flooding and wind damages. The answer is: it…

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Save Up to 26% on Clothing — What Other Items Are Worth Buying in October 2022

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GO in the Know: Majority of Americans Fear Recession, 10 Best Startups & Top Financial News for Sept. 29

Happy National Coffee Day to all the coffee drinkers of the world! You've got your coffee in one hand and today's top financial stories right in front of you. What a way to start the day. The Big…

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It has been a topsy-turvy ride for the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield, which spent part of Wednesday hitting its highest point in 14 years and then the other part recording its biggest drop in two…

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Social Security scams have been on the rise recently, and some experts say it's only going to get worse as 2022 progresses. Scams range from mail fraud to callers pretending to be Social Security…

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The CalFresh Program is California's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and is the largest food program in the state. Benefits are issued monthly through an electronic benefit transfer…

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The Biden administration announced on Aug. 24 a formal plan to forgive up to $20K in federal student loans, affecting millions of borrowers as they awaited a student loan moratorium set to end on Aug….

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MacKenzie Scott is an American philanthropist, activist and novelist. The ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and second-richest man on Earth, she has made a name for herself for her charitable…

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Natural disasters are occurring with increasing frequency due to a combination of factors, including the impact of climate change. In 2021 the United States experienced 20 separate billion-dollar…

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Across the state of Florida, retailers prepared for the worst from Hurricane Ian. According to The New York Times, Hurricane Ian was one of the strongest storms ever to hit Florida, and retailers –…

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Hurricane Ian remained a destructive force in Florida early Thursday after making landfall in the southwestern part of the state on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 28. Social Security: Women Get $354 Per…

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Best Renewable Energy Stocks for 2022

Energy has been a hot topic lately, and rising prices for oil and gas have brought renewable energy to the forefront. But what are the best renewable energy stocks for 2022?

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DC: President Biden and First Lady deliver remarks to celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act and mark Disability Pride Month, Washington, District of Columbia, USA - 28 Sep 2022

Student Loan Forgiveness in Jeopardy? Lawsuit To Block Biden’s Program Underway

Just when it seemed as if student loan relief could help roughly 43 million Americans, including 20 million who could have their student loan debt completely forgiven, the initiative is facing a major…

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Overwhelming Majority Fear Imminent Recession — How Americans Are Proactively Protecting Their Finances

With inflation at a four-decade high, a whopping 84% of Americans say they fear a recession is looming this year, according to a new survey. This sentiment is largely driven by higher grocery bills…

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Des Plaines, IL, USA - May 4, 2011: Original McDonald's franchise, opened by Ray Kroc on April 15, 1955.

McDonald’s Latest Collab to Offer Adult Happy Meals With Grimace, Hamburglar & Birdie Toys

Appealing to kids of all ages is one of McDonald's' key measures of success. And with nostalgia being a big business now, the world's biggest restaurant has announced it will be offering adults their…

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The Top 10 Startups to Work for in 2022, According to LinkedIn

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in America as startup companies continue to dominate the business marketplace and give people hope for their next billion dollar idea. Apple, Facebook,…

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Christmas in October: Here’s Why Walmart & Target Are Starting Holiday Sales Earlier Than Ever

Several big box retailers, including Walmart and Target, announced earlier than ever pre-holiday sales events to attract more customers. Last year retailers were plagued by supply chain issues, which…

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Retirement Savings: Decrease in Monthly Medicare Premiums Coming in 2023

Americans will be paying less in monthly premiums for Medicare's Part B plan in 2023 — the first decrease in a decade. Medicare Enrollment: Out-of-Pocket Prescription Costs Included in the Inflation…

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Credit Card Swipe Fees Facing Crackdown Legislation

A bipartisan bill aimed at promoting transparency and competition in the credit card market is gaining both support and opposition as it sits in deliberation with the Committee on Banking, Housing,…

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New Car Sales, Centennial, United States - 20 Dec 2020

This Car Company’s Markups Are Now Around 20% But They Were Once Known as A Value Brand

With the price of new cars breaking records this year, finding a good deal has become something akin to searching for a grain of salt in a pile of sand. This is true even for would-be value brands…

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Here’s Why You Probably Won’t See Discounts on This Common Holiday Gift

Santa Claus might be a jolly fellow with a lot of influence around the holiday season, but even he won't be able to score deals on jewelry this year. See: 5 Fall Items To Stock Up on From…

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