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How well does your Medicare plan cover the services that you need? Medicare open enrollment begins Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7; however, 71% of beneficiaries don't explore their coverage…

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When is the Last Day I Can Sign Up to Get the Child Tax Credit?

For those who do not normally file taxes, today is the last day to sign up for the child tax credit through the IRS Non-Filer tool in order to receive the credit. See: Why Does My Child Not Qualify…

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How To Use The Child Tax Credit Update Portal

The fourth installment of this year's Advance Child Tax Credit is set to hit bank accounts today, Fri., Oct. 15. See: Stimulus Update: Haven't Received a Child Tax Credit Payment? Check if You're…

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

The swiftness with which the coronavirus pandemic wiped out the U.S. economy in early 2020 was breathtaking. Seemingly overnight, the U.S. unemployment rate shot up to an all-time record of 14.7% in…

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5 Social Security Benefits You Can Claim Online

Applying for and obtaining social security benefits can be confusing — but these five can be easily claimed online. Before you register for or use any of the online tools for SSA benefits, you'll…

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How To Change Your Direct Deposit Information on the Child Tax Credit Update Portal

The fourth round of the advance monthly payments of the child tax credit hit bank accounts through direct deposit on October 15. See: Didn't Get Your Child Tax Credit? Here's How to Track It Down…

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Didn’t Get Your Child Tax Credit? Here’s How to Track It Down

The fourth installment of the child tax credit advance payments will be sent out on October 15. In order to check the status of your payments or see if you will be getting a payment, the IRS has set…

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When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in 2035

The topic of Social Security has been highly debated recently, bringing up the question of when will it end? What happens if it does? Find out answers here.

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How Much Is Wells Fargo Worth?

Wells Fargo reported third-quarter 2021 earnings that surpassed expectations. Here's what you should consider when deciding whether to invest in the company.

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Having Trouble Accessing the Child Tax Credit Portal? Here’s How To Sign Into ID.me

The IRS has created specific online portals for updating your personal information and managing the Child Tax Credit payments that began being distributed on July 15. See: When is the Last Day I Can…

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CFTC Fines Tether $41 Million for ‘Misleading Statements’ on Stablecoin

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today ordered Tether to pay a $41 million fine for "making untrue or misleading statements and omissions of material fact in connection with the U.S….

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Delta Variant Spread Extends Pandemic-Era Financial Struggles for US Families

More than a year and a half into the COVID-19 outbreak, the spread of the Delta variant has extended problems for many households over the past few months. Now, 38% of households across the nation…

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