# Federal government
Could a Large Social Security COLA Increase Put Retirees in a Higher Tax Bracket?
Photo Courtesy of Fox Business/Social SecurityFox Business. Counting down to Social Security COLA: Taking time to add up the costs is essential. Everyone knows receiving more money in your check is always a positive thing. Especially if you are retired and living on a monthly fixed income. Anytime you have to pay more money for groceries, receiving news of additional income is welcoming.
United States Post Office (USPS) Closing Locations and Suspending Services
In the midst of belt-tightening, the delivery service is promising to more effectively manage its business. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:Wikipedia.com, GovExec.com, Facts.USPS.com, BestLifeOnline.com, and GovExec.com.
DeSantis slammed for not mentioning that the Biden Administration paid for the $1,000 bonus checks for first responders
Florida's Governor DeSantis has been slammed for not highlighting that the federal government funded the money used for the first responders' bonus checks. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.Gage Skidmore / Flickr.
Social Security Benefits Could See The Largest Increase Since 1981
Photo courtesy of Fox Business/Social SecurityFox Business. Social Security is getting ready to announce the Cost Of Living Increase in October. Each year, usually in October, the Social Security Administration announces the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase for the following year. With the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for September 2022 set to be released on Oct. 13, the COLA should be announced around that same time.
When Will Student Loan Forgiveness Reflect on Your Account?
Photo Courtesy of Forbes/Student Loan ForgivenessForbes. Federal Student Loan Borrowers Need to Apply for Student Loan Debt Forgiveness once it becomes available. President Joe Biden announced his plan to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student debt per borrower and up to $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients. Individuals earning less than $125,000 per year and married couples or heads of households earning less than $250,000 per year are eligible for debt cancellation.
Social Security Beneficiaries Will Receive Two Checks in September
Photo Courtesy of Fox Business/Social SecurityFox Business. Some critics said Social Security Beneficiaries should not get excited about the additional check in September. Imagine you contributed to the United States economy by working for over 30 plus years. Now you have retired, and you are eligible to receive Social Security Benefits, it is not enough for you to eat and pay your bills. This is the shocking reality for a lot of senior citizens, disabled, blind, and elderly community.
The FBI List of 10 Most Dangerous Public Places in the U.S.
The annual list of dangerous public places has been largely consistent year-to-year. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:FBI.gov, CSPDailyNews.com, and Wikipedia.org.
Breaking News: Biden Administration Extends Federal Student Loan Repayment Again
Photo Courtesy of The White House/Federal Student LoanThe White House. President Biden announced student loan Payments resume in January 2023. President Joe Biden made a highly anticipated announcement via the POTUS Twitter Account. Although details of the plan were still being finalized, White House aides have said Biden was weighing a targeted plan that would provide $10,000 of debt relief for borrowers who make below a certain level of income.
Fauci Leaves Federal Government After 38 Years Of Service
"The United States of America is stronger, more resilient, and healthier because of him" The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following: CNN and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.
Federal Student Loan Borrowers Eagerly Wait for President Biden's Decision
Photo courtesy of Newsweek/federal student loansNewsweek. The Biden Administration will be announcing soon what he is going to do with Student Loans. Federal Student Loan Borrowers across the nation are still in limbo about what is going to happen to their student loans. The majority of borrowers are hoping President Biden will cancel all student loan debt. If Federal student loans are not canceled, most borrowers will seek income-based repayment options to repay their loans due to struggling to high prices and grocery prices.
President Biden Signs the Inflation Reduction Act into Law: What Does This Means For You
Photo Courtesy of ABC News/Inflation Reduction ActABC News. President Biden has signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, finalizing a landmark piece in United States History. It is aimed at fighting climate change, lowering health care costs, and raising taxes on corporations. The House and Senate passed the bill last week after Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer struck a deal after several months of negotiations.
Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Talks about New Child Tax Credit Will Boost Working Families
Gov. Wolf secured $25 million for the Child and Dependent Care Enhancement Program. Governor Tom Wolf today visited the Early Learning Center at Crispus Attucks in York to highlight his new state child tax credit program, modeled after the federal program, to support Pennsylvania’s working families and ensure unbarred access to high-quality early childhood education.
The Federal Government Wants to Renew the Child Tax Payments
If the Republican plan passed some families may end up worse off, according to an analysis of the plan. Millions of Families benefited from the monthly child tax payments that were up to $300 a month per child. Unfortunately, that incentive expired in December 2021. Now the Republican Senate has presented a proposal to restart the monthly tax payments, but the requirements to receive the payments. If you recall under the original plan, the monthly payments started in July and ended in December, with families receiving in cash up to half the credit's total value of $3,600 per child under 6 and $3,000 per child ages 6 through 17.
Your Student Loan Servicer Should not be Contacting You About Resuming Payments
Department of Education has advised loan servicer do not contact borrowers. Have you recently received a phone call or voicemail from your student loan servicer? That phone call should not have happened since the Department of Education has advised them not to contact borrowers about resuming payments.
Maine Stimulus Check Update: Have You received Your $850 Check?
You still have time to receive your stimulus payment. You can also check the status online. Maine people are grappling with the increased costs as a result of pandemic-driven inflation, ranging from higher energy costs to increased prices of everyday goods seen across the United States.
Floridians With No Children and Senior Citizens are not Happy with Governor Ron DeSantis’s $450 Stimulus Check
Some Senior Citizens and individuals with no children are struggling to pay their bills, and Florida Government left them out of the $450 Stimulus Check. Recently I wrote an article talking about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is using the same money he said that is causing a record high inflation to gifted Floridians a $450 stimulus check for each child. Since then, hundreds of Florida Residents expressed their need for financial assistance to pay their bills. Some senior citizens who receive disability and SSI have been left out of the getting stimulus payments. While individuals with no children feel Governor Ron DeSantis is discriminating against them and they added everyone should get a stimulus check.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants to Give Floridians $450 Stimulus Checks
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. Governor DeSantis has a new strategy to offset the costs of rising inflation for the state of Florida. Recently, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a new strategy “to offset the costs of rising inflation.” Especially when we are approaching a new school year. He said, “the State of Florida is giving you $450 for each child in your care,” DeSantis wrote in a letter to accompany the checks. “This one-time payment can be used for anything from buying diapers to fueling up at the pump.”
Secret Peeping Case Has a Greenville Man Facing 16 Felony Charges
Eavesdropping and voyeurism are on the rise against women across the United States. A Greenville man is facing 16 felony charges after deputies say he took pictures of women with a hidden camera. Eric Zobre is charged with two counts of secret peeping, nine counts of possession of images from secret peeping, disclosure of private images, third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, larceny by employee, and two counts of violating a domestic violence protective order. Zobre was arrested after someone did the right thing by going to the authorities, and reported that he had been showing various nude photos of women to them, talking about how he got them. Zobre is being charged with stealing items from his employer Grady White Boats.
Travel Alert: CDC Said Some Caribbean Beaches are High Risk For COVID-19 Infections
Photo Courtesy of Cristiano Pinto/UnsplashCristiano Pinto. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added two destinations to its “high” category for Covid-19 risk. Around this time two years ago, the world was either still under lockdown restrictions, or slowly emerging from being on lockdodwn for months. Our world today looks as though the COVID-19 Pandemic is over with the majority of the people stopped wearing masks. Unfortunately, new COVID-19 cases are emerging from around the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added two destinations to its “high” category for Covid-19 risk – including a Caribbean nation popular for its beaches.
The Federal Government is Lowering The Cost of High-Speed Internet for Millions of American Families
Are you eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program. President Biden and Vice President Harris conducted a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the availability of High-Speed internet under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Starting today eligible families can select a plan from a participating provider and receive high-speed internet at no cost in most cases. A total of 20 leading internet providers have agreed to lower costs and increase internet speeds.