"Be alert to criminals who ask you, by phone, email, text – or even on social media, to verify your information," the IRS cautions.
The first monthly payments under the expanded child tax credit were disbursed on Thursday. The White House says relief is on the way to the families of nearly 60 million children.
ER doctors wanted to hospitalize the young man to help ease his withdrawal from opioid dependence. But he declined because he couldn't afford it. His mom says no one told him he had financial options.
Clean skin care is now a billion-dollar industry. But it's a murky label — any brand can claim its product is clean, regardless of the ingredients used in its formulas.
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The biggest pandemic in a century caused a financial crisis for many people. In fact, the latest data from Brown and Harvard University shows middle income earners in Georgia who make between $27,000 and $60,000 are just starting to get back on their feet. But people who earn less than $27,000 are still struggling.
Products are shrinking. Only some people are noticing.
They don't qualify for Medicaid in their states, but earn too little to be eligible for subsidized ACA health plans. It's a gap in health care coverage, and some politicians are trying to fix it.
Seniors, their families and states are eager to keep older Americans in their homes and out of nursing homes, but those efforts are often thwarted by worker shortages and low pay.
A college student never learned the cause of intense pain that drove her to an ER, but her bill totaled $18,735.93. She and her mom, a nurse practitioner, were outraged after dissecting the charges.
People are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. A record 4 million workers quit just in April.
Members of Generation Z are accelerating the $28 billion resale industry. Their vast purchasing power has driven up the value of resale startups like Depop.
After accidentally sending stimulus checks to ineligible foreign citizens living overseas, the Internal Revenue Service is now asking some banks to help recover money, creating a legal mess.
The pandemic has made the housing market even tighter in the mountain West, where first-time buyers are trying to decide whether this is just the future or a bubble headed eventually for a bust.