Money

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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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 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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Lizzy Buczak
May 20, 2020 - 5:04 pm
What would you do if you found $1 million lying around in the middle of the road? One Virginia family decided to do the right thing and turn it in when they stumbled upon the massive amount of cash in the road. Read more now.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 20, 2020 - 11:58 am
As stimulus checks are being sent to millions of people, many Americans still have unanswered questions about the status of their payments. The IRS has announced there is now a line taxpayers can call if they have questions about their checks.
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Lizzy Buczak
May 19, 2020 - 12:11 pm
The Treasury Department said on Monday that it will begin issuing some stimulus checks via prepaid debit cards in the mail. Find out why this new process is being used and when to expect yours.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 19, 2020 - 6:59 am
The coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of Americans unemployed. As many people continue to be jobless, experts are sharing advice on how you can help them.
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