IRS Wants Stimulus Money Back From Deceased

May 8, 2020

The IRS wants stimulus money back. The agency said this week they sent out checks to people that are deceased. In a rush to get all the checks out for people who need it during COVID-19. The agency said that they sent out checks for people who had filed within the past two years. Including […]

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Essential Workers There is Money for Childcare

May 6, 2020

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Credit Card Lenders Closing Cards Over The Last 30 Days

May 6, 2020

Have you noticed your credit card account being closed within the last 30 days? Or, your credit limit being cut with a credit card? A new report from CompareCards The results showed that nearly 50 million American credit card holders said they have had their credit limit slashed or their card closed in the past […]

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Pink Slips Caused by Covid-19

May 6, 2020

City of Rochester News Release Mayor Warren Announces City Personnel Reductions to Protect Essential Services Due To COVID-19 Over $2.1 Million in Savings Generated by 403 Changes, Including Furloughs, Work Sharing and Layoffs Notable Details Include: – Uniformed members of the Rochester Police and Fire Departments as well as the Emergency Communications Department are Unaffected […]

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White House official warns the public about summer unemployment

May 2, 2020

On Tuesday, April 28, one of President Donald Trump’s senior economic advisers, Kevin Hassett, informed CNN’s Poppy Harlow that he foresees a 16 to 20 per cent spike in unemployment by the start of June. This level of unemployment is equivalent to what people experienced during the Great Depression from 1929 to 1939. Countries around […]

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How To Get a Free Credit Report Every Week Until April of 2021

April 30, 2020

Wanna to take a look at your credit report? Now you can! And for free, for the next 12 months.   Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are all working together to allowing consumers to check their credit report weekly for free until April 2021, on Annualcreditreport.com .   Why now? According to Bruce McClary a National […]

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Starbucks Coming Back In June

April 30, 2020

When I was out to get groceries yesterday, I couldn’t help but see the long car lines for Starbucks.   Nothing against Starbucks, but I’m more of a Dunkin’ Donuts guy.   So when I got home, I found out that Starbucks had closed over 15,000 of it stores in the US starting back on […]

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Rochester budget proposal could include announcement about layoffs

April 30, 2020

Mayor Lovely Warren will make a budget proposal announcement by May 15 to meet the City of Rochester’s June 1 budget deadline for 2021. Given the economic crisis caused by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Mayor Warren is expected to announce worker layoffs. Although the city normally employs approximately 3,000 workers, an unknown number of “non-essential” workers […]

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New York State to receive $4.3 billion from CARES Act

April 29, 2020

Hospitals in New York state should soon receive the help that they need to combat SARS-CoV-2. On Wednesday, April 22, Senator Chuck Schumer announced to the public that New York State is to receive $4.3 billion out of a total of $10 billion from the portion of the CARES Act designed to help hospitals in […]

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Virus spread prompts extension of New York debt collection suspension

April 25, 2020

On Friday, April 17, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James informed the public that a previous suspension of certain debt collections and associated interest and fees initiated for 30 days starting on March 17 had been extended to May 17 because of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. They also explained that another extension is possible […]

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