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Second COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Payment – Eligibility & How to Get...

The U.S. government is sending another round of COVID-19 stimulus payments. The vast majority of American adults and children are eligible, but not everyone qualifies. Find out if and how you’ll receive your stimulus payment — and most important of all, when.
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Obamacare History – Past, Present & Future of Affordable Care Act...

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was among this century’s most influential — and hotly debated — pieces of federal legislation. Learn the history of the legislation popularly called “Obamacare,” how the law has been implemented and modified since its passage, and preview what comes next for the ACA.
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Living on the Minimum Wage – Is It Possible in 2021?

Almost 2 million Americans live on minimum wage, which despite inflation hasn’t increased since 2009. But is that a living wage? Explore the ins and outs of living on just $7.25 per hour through both a fictional American named Kai and the stories of real-life Americans who do it every day.
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United States Tax History – Federal Income Tax History in America

Few Americans find taxes fascinating, but taxes play a critical role in U.S. history. Since the Revolution, national events have had a major influence on tax rates. Understanding these effects can help you better understand your tax situation and how everyone benefits from the taxes you pay.
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How to Purchase ACA-Compliant Health Insurance Through the Marketplace

If you’re shopping for health insurance plans on the health insurance marketplace, you probably have some questions. Fortunately, comparing and purchasing plans through the marketplace isn’t rocket science. This overview will walk you through everything you need to know.
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Coronavirus Emergency Financial Aid & Stimulus Measures (Latest)

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a global economic event without precedent in living memory. In the U.S., federal policymakers recognize the gravity of the situation. Bookmark this regularly updated list of all the actions the government has taken to bolster the economy and how they affect you.
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What Is Medicaid – How It Works, Criticisms & Future

The Medicaid program is a major bone of contention in Congress. Some argue it’s too expensive and inefficient. Others want to expand it to provide better coverage for more Americans. Before you decide, take a closer look at how this program works, how it’s funded, and how many people it helps.
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Unemployment Benefits During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Guide

In March 2020, the United States’ longest economic expansion in modern history ran into the buzzsaw of the COVID-19 pandemic, causing an unprecedented spike in jobless claims. But the vast majority of workers are eligible for state unemployment benefits. Follow these steps to apply.
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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) – Guide for Small-Business Owners

The Small Business Administration is disbursing up to $349 billion in low-interest forgivable loans to many American small businesses, freelancers, and nonprofits through the Paycheck Protection Program. Find out if you qualify and how to apply before the money runs out.
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Permanently Change Society & the Economy

One thing about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is already clear: It has dramatically changed societies and economies the world over. Many changes will outlive the pandemic, though to what extent depends on the eventual duration and toll it takes. Which ones will impact your life the most?
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ACA Employer Mandate for Health Insurance – Requirements & Penalties

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) obligates many U.S.-based businesses to provide health insurance coverage to their employees. The rules differ for businesses with 50 or more full-time employees. Learn about your business’ ACA health coverage requirements and some plan options available to you.
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What Is Inflation (Definition) – Causes & Effects of Rate on...

People tend to think of “inflation” as a dirty word and a phenomenon to avoid. But a gradual increase in prices and wages over time is inevitable and — if kept in check — positive for the overall economy. What is inflation, what causes it, and what does it mean for you? Learn all about it here.