Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023

by Maurie Backman There’s reason to believe we won’t be getting any government paydays next year. Key points When lawmakers approved a round of $1,400 stimulus checks in early 2021, that money served as a lifeline for many cash-strapped families that were still struggling to recover from the pandemic. But so far, there’s been noContinue reading “Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023”

Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe

by the Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong announcedContinue reading “Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe”

If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund

Borrowers who have made federal student loan payments since March 2020 may be eligible for a refund. Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliateContinue reading “If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund”

State Stimulus Payment Update: These States Are Sending Out Checks This Week

In August alone, some taxpayers will receive tax rebates of more than $750. by Dan Avery With inflation still raging across the US, many states have been giving back money to residents in the form of stimulus checks and supplemental tax refunds. While some states issued payments earlier in the year, others are sending outContinue reading “State Stimulus Payment Update: These States Are Sending Out Checks This Week”

What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

President Biden’s move means the student loan balances of millions of people could fall by as much as $20,000. This F.A.Q. explains how it will work. By Ron Lieber and Tara Siegel Bernard Published Aug. 24, 2022Updated Aug. 25, 2022, 11:24 a.m. ET President Biden announced on Wednesday that the federal government would cancel up to $20,000 worth of federalContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan”