The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of our lives. The unemployment rate grew, paying bills became difficult, and our financial security got affected. However, there are many helpful resources to assist you during this uncertain time.
Americans say that finances and money are the biggest cause of stress in their lives. Yet, so many do not take steps to relieve that stress. COVID- 19 has increased this stress many times over with an estimated 30+ million people unemployed nationwide. That is the worst since the Great Depression.
Over 33 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past couple of months. In this unique and stressful pandemic time, it is imperative that you understand what benefits may be available to you and how to get them.
Opening a bank account online takes a few minutes if you are eligible and have the required documents ready. Depending on the type of account you want to open, you may or may not require to deposit money immediately. Making an initial deposit is easier if you already have an account at another bank.
The Dependent Care Tax Credit is something that many parents or adult caregivers can take advantage of if their children/dependents and their daycare providers meet all of the mandatory requirements.
Everyone looks forward to getting their income tax refund. Sometimes it can be hard to figure out just how long it will take. This year is no different. There have been quite a few changes to the tax laws over the last year which means there could possibly be a few delays.
One of the biggest worries that everyone has in their lives is money. Worrying about bank account balance when buying groceries, shuffling around bills, avoiding debt collection calls - these are all real problems that millions of Americans face everyday and feel helpless about.