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Between stimulus checks, extended tax credits, how much you can get

It seems likely that the combination of stimulus checks and at least two expanded tax credits would be a boon to most American households.Between...

Many think children will do worse financially than parents, survey finds

LWA/Dan Praise | Stone | Getty ImagesAccording to a survey by Pew Research, the coronavirus pandemic has made parents pessimistic about their...

Where efforts to raise the federal minimum wage stand

A restaurant worker at a "pay strike" demonstration organized by One Fair Wage on May 26, 2021 in Washington, DCAnna Moneymaker | Getty...

What the impending rubber ‘apocalypse’ means for the US economy

Rubber is an important raw material needed for car tires, personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, and many other everyday products. ...

Some high income taxpayers received payments

selection | iStock | Getty ImagesIRS figures show who received up to $1,400 per person from a third stimulus check -- and...

$15 minimum wage may make child care less accessible for some families

FatCamera | E+ | Getty ImagesThe push for a higher federal minimum wage could help those who are underpaid, especially child care...

$1,000 to each American child. $60 billion plan to deliver

The division of racial wealth between white and black families in America is more of a chasm than a chasm.According to Federal Reserve data,...

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The Fed’s concern about the spreading virus may keep it away from tough policy

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