Hello everyone and welcome to this The American Finances live blog for Friday, May 13. As we do every day in this space, we’ll bring you the latest financial news, benefits program updates, and money-saving tips from all over the United States.
Even though federal stimulus checks are a thing of the past, there are other state-run programs that put money in the pockets of low- and middle-income families.
This includes a one-time $300 stimulus check no questions asked which is sent to the Delawares in May.
There is also $250 child tax credit payment coming to some Connecticut taxpayers, following a new bill signed into law this week.
Even if you’re not from Delaware or Connecticut, there are many other benefits programs available and we’ll detail some of them for you.
The latest financial updates and benefits news in the United States
In addition to our information on the most important employee benefit programs, we will also explain everything you need to know about your 2021 tax return and what to do if you haven’t received your tax refund yet. We’ll explain why they take so long in some places, especially in Georgia, and how to access the quick and easy tool you can use to check the status of your tax refund claim.
As we do every day, we will also not fail to inform you of the latest and most interesting news from the financial world. If a major deal is in the works or if there is a significant development that could further affect inflation or gas prices, we will discuss it.
And, to help fight inflation, we will have some money saving tips to reduce daily expenses.
So as there is every day there are a lot of things that will be discussed about it Friday’s live blog for the latest financial news from the United States.
You can follow all of our updates, with the most recent being closest to the top of this page.