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Clerical Error Leads to Financial Nightmare After Family Loses Father to Coronavirus

After losing her father to COVID-19, a New York woman says she cannot even pay the funeral home because of a clerical mistake that led to pension money being taken out of his bank account.
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Will a $4,000 Travel Tax Credit Be Part of a Second Stimulus Package?

Could a domestic travel tax credit be part of a second stimulus payment? The president’s comments hinted to a possible domestic travel credit at a roundtable discussing with restaurant executives on May 18.
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Target Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Target announced on Wednesday that it is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, months ahead of the end-of-2020 deadline it set for itself last year.
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12 Million Low-Income Americans At Risk of Missing Out on Stimulus Payments

Many low-income Americans and their families are at risk of missing out on their stimulus payment. Those who are non-filers are being asked to fill out a form to receive their $1,200 in federal money. Read on.
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Expert Warns of Housing ‘Apocalypse’ as COVID Aid Expires

The coronavirus pandemic has left Americans facing financial hardships at unprecedented rates. Now, as protections under the CARES Act are poised to expire, experts are concerned about the impact that the virus could have on the housing market.
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21-Year-Old College Student Among 24,000 Told to Pay Back Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment benefits have offered some relief to the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic. But 24,000 people in Ohio have found themselves having to pay back portions of their benefits.
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Will the $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Be Extended Past July 31?

The Trump administration is opposed to extending the $600 weekly unemployment benefits which are currently set to expire on July 31.The benefits were part of the CARES Act stimulus package that passed in March.
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Nursing Homes Will Face 'Enforcement Action' for Seizing Stimulus Checks From Seniors

The Federal Trade Commission warns nursing home residents that the assisted living facility cannot take your federal stimulus check. FTC reports some nursing homes allegedly stole checks.
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Man Receives 37 Unemployment Checks Worth $14,000 in the Mail

While some people wait for one unemployment check, one man in Oregon received a total of 37. After waiting months for his money, Daniel Mark was surprised to see a stack of checks in his mailbox from the Oregon Employment Department. Read more.
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Are Second Stimulus Checks Unlikely After Strong Jobs Report in May?

After an unexpectedly positive jobs report for the month of May, Americans are wondering if a second round of stimulus relief is less likely than ever.
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