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Why Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustments May Be Lower in 2021

Senior citizens and retirees may be looking at lower cost of living adjustments (COLA) on their Social Security benefits next year.The reason for the lower increase has a lot to do with the plummet in oil prices amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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How Does Coronavirus Affect Your Taxes?

While funds are essential to Americans hit by the COVID-19 crisis, there are still tax ramifications for different forms of relief that people are tapping to stay afloat during the pandemic.
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Can Employees Refuse to Work and Still Receive Unemployment Benefits Amid COVID-19?

As more employees have to return to work during the pandemic, many are wondering if they are required to risk their safety, and how their choice impacts their unemployment eligibility.
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How to Negotiate Bills and Fees During Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of many across the United States, including their finances. Here is how you can negotiate your bills and fees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Who Qualifies for the Newly Proposed $1,200 Stimulus Check?

A newly proposed $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill seeks to provide additional financial benefits to Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. The 1,800 page package includes aid for local governments, essential workers, and individual Americans.
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Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Cause the End of Handling Cash?

Financial technology, or fintech, has come into play, quite a bit, during the coronavirus outbreak. And during this time, there are questions as to whether cash could go the way of the dinosaurs.
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Coronavirus: When Will the United States Job Market Recover?

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on jobs across the country. Many across the United States may be wondering when the country’s job market will recover.
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Do Families of Deceased COVID-19 Victims Have to Give Back Stimulus Checks?

People across the United States have received federal stimulus checks, but do the families of deceased coronavirus victims have to give back their payments?
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Delay Social Security Benefits for a $5,000 Stimulus Check? Learn About the New Proposal

Would you delay your Social Security benefits for $5,000 now? A proposal that is reportedly being considered by White House officials would let Americans sign up to receive voluntary stimulus checks in exchange for delaying their retirement benefits.
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When Will Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits End?

Enhanced unemployment benefits part of the federal government’s $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill will likely end after July. The payments are the most generous in the history of the unemployment insurance program, according to experts.
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