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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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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...
Expensive Healthcare Affects Americans

How Expensive Healthcare Affects Working Americans & Retirees

America spends nearly 18% of its gross domestic product (GDP) for healthcare, more than 50% higher than the next highest nation, Switzerland. However, it...
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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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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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Financial Protections and Support for Military Service Members & Veterans

In August 2018, the Trump administration moved to decrease key financial protections for military service members. The administration proposed weakening Department of Defense (DOD)...
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List of 16 Major Leading & Lagging Economic Indicators

Most economists talk about where the economy is headed - it's what they do. But in case you haven't noticed, many of their predictions...
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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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Will the U.S. Adopt the Value-Added Tax (VAT)? Roadblocks, Pros &...

Many Americans do not understand how an American VAT might affect them, or its possible economic consequences on GDP and the national debt. Congress is...
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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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What Is Sequestration – Definition & How It Cuts the National...

While our country's ability to borrow money is a valuable asset, particularly in times of need such as wars or economic recessions, continuously maintaining...
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How to Improve the U.S. Federal Tax System to Ensure Fairness

"Congress, Congress! Don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree." This 1930s ditty reflects the sentiments of most Americans today as Congress once...