Tag Archives: Coronavirus: personal finances

Where states stand on the extra $ 300 weekly unemployment benefits

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, which oversees program funding, had approved 13 states to offer the additional unemployment benefits starting at noon ET on Friday. Those states are: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah. Seven others – Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, …

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US Mint asks for help to get coins back in circulation

Amid the coronavirus crisis, Americans have largely abandoned cash in favor of credit cards or contactless payments. As a result, there are not enough pennies, nickels, nickels, and quarters for everyone. Now the US Mint, which makes coins, is asking for help. “There is an adequate amount of coins in …

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Last day for $ 600 unemployment benefits is likely this weekend

President Donald Trump discussed a proposal for a federal stimulus aid round with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California (left) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, (center) in the Oval Office on Monday. Photo by Doug Mills / Getty Images Improved unemployment benefits are likely …

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