4th stimulus check update 2023 — Five states paying out between $200 and $1,700 to millions – see if you’re eligible

by Ivana Xie MILLIONS of Americans will be getting payments ranging from $200 and $1,700. Coloradans who already filed their 2021 tax return by October 17 can expect to get their payments by the end of January. California’s Middle-Class Tax Relief payment has been sent out in separate batches since October, and Americans should have received their moneyContinue reading “4th stimulus check update 2023 — Five states paying out between $200 and $1,700 to millions – see if you’re eligible”

Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever

by Daniella Genovese/Fox Business Amazon’s workforce reduction – the largest in its history – will begin Wednesday. Earlier this month, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy told employees in a blog post that the company was laying off about 18,000 people as it seeks to cut costs and would begin contacting impacted employees on Jan. 18. “Amazon has weatheredContinue reading “Amazon begins cutting 18,000 workers in its biggest layoffs ever”

What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.

by Anna Kaufman Asking for a raise can be tough. Even tougher now that the US economy is struggling to rebound after a years-long pandemic and the war in Ukraine which has disrupted the price of everything from grain to fuel. As the job market cools, some employees are asking: Can I still ask for a raise when given more responsibility? How about asking forContinue reading “What do you say when asking for a raise? One expert guides you through the conversation.”

Become a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Help Tool Ninja

LOAN REPAYMENT•TIPS FOR SUCCESS16.5 minutes http://www.studentaid.gov/pslf to apply Form Functionality HelpTool New PSLF PublicServiceLoanForgiveness Updates This article will summarize how to use the PSLF Help Tool so that you’re in and out with minimal hassle. We’ll cover help tool basics, how to find your employer in our database, and more. PSLF Help Tool Basics The PSLF Help Tool helps those seeking PSLF toContinue reading “Become a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Help Tool Ninja”

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”