Money

Eldis Sula
June 05, 2020 - 1:17 pm
The U.S. saw an unexpected rise in jobs in May, suggesting that the weeks-long economic drag caused by the coronavirus pandemic is slowing down.
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Johnny Lopez
June 05, 2020 - 5:59 am
Despite businesses beginning to reopen, nearly 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in mid-March, over 42 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits.
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Johnny Lopez
June 03, 2020 - 6:59 am
With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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Abbie Bennett
May 30, 2020 - 12:02 pm
House lawmakers passed a cost-of-living increase for veterans benefits in 2021, so long as Social Security officials approve one, too. The legislation now heads to the Senate, where the normally routine bill could face more challenges.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 27, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Earlier this month, the Treasury Department reported that it would begin issuing some stimulus checks via prepaid debit cards in the mail. If you have junk mail, don’t throw it away because it may be your stimulus check on a debit card.
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Eldis Sula
May 27, 2020 - 1:17 pm
Officials are considering a weekly ‘back-to-work’ bonus that will pay unemployed Americans returning to work $450 a week in coronavirus relief aid. Learn about the proposal.
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Lizzy Buczak
May 27, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Are you still waiting on your tax refund? You’re not the only one. Many Americans have expressed frustration after waiting months for a tax refund instead of the usual 21 days. Find out what the IRS said about the delays.
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Eldis Sula
May 26, 2020 - 3:01 pm
While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Lizzy Buczak
May 22, 2020 - 9:59 am
Social Security benefits may be exhausted sooner rather than later, which will affect millions of current and future retirees in America. A new report believes funds may run out by 2029 due to COVID-19, countering the SSA’s report. Read more.
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Rob Hart
May 21, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Ed Gjertsen, Certified Financial Planner Mack Investment Securities in Chicago, told the WBBM Noon Business Hour that the first coronavirus relief bill allows people to borrow against their 401K without penalty for amounts up to $100,000.
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