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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 to Get EBT Food Stamps – SNAP Program Eligibility &...

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, has been through many changes over the years. And present-day SNAP has fairly elaborate rules to determine who is eligible for benefits and how those benefits are calculated. Here’s what you need to know to apply.
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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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COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Payments – Eligibility & How to Get...

Thanks to the federal government’s March 2020 economic stimulus package, most Americans will receive one-time cash payments beginning in April 2020. Before you start thinking up ideas for what to do with yours, find out about your eligibility and how much you’ll get.
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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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Top 27 Recession-Proof Jobs & Careers – Do They Exist?

There’s no such thing as a 100% recession-proof job. But as you prepare for the next recession, keep these recession-resistant jobs in mind. Now may be the perfect moment to switch careers, both to boost your income and protect your career in the event of a global recession.
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Health Insurance Marketplace – Mandates of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Congress passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) - also known as Obamacare - on March 23, 2010 to lower health care costs by making sure more people...
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What Is Universal Basic Income & Could It Work in the...

Have you ever thought about what you'd do if you didn't have to work for a living? Maybe you'd take the opportunity to start that...
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Loan Shark Prevention Act – What It Is and How It...

A 2018 study by Northwestern Mutual revealed some sobering statistics on consumer debt in America. It found that the average American has $38,000 in debt, and that...
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What Is “Medicare for All” – Features, Costs, Pros & Cons

Congress is holding hearings about the proposed "Medicare for All" bill. And with all the conflicting opinions about Medicare for All, it’s only natural if you’re feeling a bit confused about it. Here’s what you need to know about this health care plan — what it actually involves, what it would cost, and how it could affect you.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a Measure of Inflation – How...

The Consumer Price Index, or CPI, increasingly affects Americans of all ages, incomes, and location. Yet few citizens understand how it's calculated, how it's...
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United States Tax History – Federal Income Tax History in America

It's safe to say that few Americans find taxes fascinating. In fact, "frustrating," "nerve-wracking," and "bewildering" might be more commonly applied terms when describing...