Washington State Gas Prices Could Reach $10
Washington state's average state gas price is currently clocking in at $5.18. According to AAA Gas Prices, the highest average-priced county is San Juan County, at $5.73. The lowest is found at $4.67 in Asotin County.
Support Grows For Monthly Stimulus Payments
Hand holding money fanned outPhoto by Sharon McCutcheon (Unsplash/Creative Commons) I don't have to tell you that prices for basically everything are going through the roof right now. The cost of housing and living expenses are going up more everyday. Nashville has some of the most expensive real estate in the country with the average monthly mortgage payment of $1,650 was up more than 50 percent from March 2021 to March 2022, according to the Nashville Post.
Grubhub offers free lunch to New York City and crashes system leaving customers hungry
food for pickupPhoto by social-cut (Unsplash) You've likely heard that there's no such thing as a free lunch. And that turned out to be the case for many New Yorkers during a recent Grubhub promotion.
Gas Prices in Ohio Reach New Record Highs
photo of man pumping gasPhoto by Eric Mclean (Unsplash) U.S. gasoline prices reached another record high as Russia's war in Ukraine continues to influence prices. (source) According to AAA, the current nationwide average is $4.48.
Brace For A Possible Increase In Menu Prices At Restaurants
Poor harvests, supply chain challenges, and Russia's invasion of Ukraine have contributed to food production shortages throughout the world, with cooking oil being the most recent product to be affected. And sadly, some people are warning that restaurants around the world might be forced to increase prices due to rising costs associated with cooking oil.
Inflation in Ohio: new report shows over half of residents struggling to pay bills
Last year, 50% of Americans said they had no trouble paying household bills. This year, it's 40%. man shopping in grocery storePhoto by Mick Haupt (Unsplash) Are you struggling to bring in enough money to support your expenses? If so, please know you're not remotely alone. Overall inflation is up 8.3% since last year.
North Carolina Has 6.2 Billion Surplus, Will Governor Cooper Offer Stimulus Checks to North Carolinians?
Photo Courtesy of McKenzie Marco/UnsplashMcKenzie Marco. These are certainly precedent times we are living in. From the war between Ukraine and Russia, Food and Gas prices continue to rise, and we are still dealing with a Pandemic. Although the Federal Government has not approved a monthly stimulus check, some states had started sending the fourth check to households to help struggling families with the effects caused by inflation. Gas prices in North Carolina are on the rise. AAA reported North Carolina's average gas price is $4.246 compared to the National gas price average of $4.483.
Microsoft To Increase Bonuses And Stock Options For Employees
Microsoft has to spend significantly more on bonuses and stock options to retain its experts. Meta had offered some twice the salary. Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella has announced plans to increase bonuses and salaries. The Wall Street Journal reports, citing a person familiar with the announcement. Nadella said on May 16, 2022, that the software giant plans to nearly double its global budget for performance-based pay increases for employees. The annual share component will also be increased by at least 25 percent. The online magazine GeekWire first reported on the increase in income.
TurboTax Ordered to Pay 4 Million Customers $141 Million
money on tablePhoto by Engin Akyurt (Creative Commons/Unsplash. Have you used TurboTax to file your taxes? Well, with the new settlement that just took place, Intuit, the owner of tax filing software TurboTax, has agreed to pay $141 million in a settlement with all 50 states.
Baby formula shortage is worsening in Arizona.
The current baby formula shortage is worsening. Parents and caregivers struggle to get the food they need for their children. As the nationwide baby formula shortage worsens, more than half of baby formula products are out of stock in Arizona. According to Arizona's Family, Arizona and the Phoenix metro region have a 51 percent out-of-stock rate for baby formula, which is higher than the national average of 43 percent.
Despite Shortages, Here’s Where to Find Baby Formula in Ohio
photo of empty shelvesPhoto by Mick Haupt (Unsplash) The shortage of baby formula has many Ohio families scrambling to feed their babies. Many stores are rationing sales and others are simply out of stock. But I have found a list of options for you below. Before I get to that, you may be thinking: Why is there a shortage in the first place?
Prices for Baked Goods, Meat, and Other Grocery Items Going Up
woman shopping for groceriesPhoto by Jennifer Gentner (Unsplash) Have you noticed that the cost of bread and other items such as meat keep going up in price? In Cleveland, according to Numbeo, the cost of feeding one person is approximately $362 per month. (source) That means a family of four is spending approximately $1,500 on food each month.
Colorado Business Owners React to Entrepreneur's Take on Elizabeth Warren
Colorado business owners react to entrepreneur's take on Elizabeth Warren's idea that companies are using inflation as an excuse to raise prices when they supposedly don't need to.
Money Available for Renters and Homeowners in Akron
Outstretched Hand holding moneyPhoto by JP Valery (Unsplash/Creative Commons) Need some help with your bills as costs keep to rise in Ohio? You're not alone. It's okay. No one can blame you as it seems like all expenses are going up these days. The great news is you have some fantastic options for support from government agencies.
American Lifestyles Cost $341 More
Inflation is costing you more. There was record-high inflation of 8.5% in March. But this has dropped to 8.3% in April 2022. This high percentage stems from the rising cost of everyday items.
Get $500 Monthly Cash Payments in New Program
photo of money on green backgroundPhoto by MOHD AZRIN (Creative Commons/Unsplash) Feeling some strain in your bank account? You're definitely not alone. Thankfully, there is some good news: applications for a program offering free money to Chicago residents are now open.
The Price of Oil Has Dropped 15% From Its High, but Gas Just Hit a New Record High in Florida – $4.47 per Gallon
Florida's drivers have become used to the price of gasoline steadily increasing. It was put down to oil shortages as a knock on from the pandemic when oil companies slowed down production. Then the Russia-Ukraine conflict reduced the supply of Russian oil as sanctions took hold.
Get Ready For More Price Hikes In Texas
It's no secret that high inflation is hurting families in Texas. But sadly, high prices in the Lone Star State aren't expected to go down anytime soon. According to Fox Business, prices rose faster than expected in April, indicating that inflation will remain high for a while.
Up To $500 Tax Rebates For Georgia, Idaho, and Illinois
Many Americans face hardship because of the record-high inflation rate in the country. The federal relief programs have ended. But states are stepping up to help citizens cope. (source)
Gov. Kemp’s Plan To Refund $1.1 Billion to Georgia Taxpayers Begins This Week – Did You File 2020 and 2021 Tax Returns?
On May 12 it was confirmed that from this week onwards, some taxpayers in Georgia will begin receiving automatic refunds expected to total around $1.1 billion. The refunds were announced in March of 2022 when Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation (HB1302) that will return the funds as a one-time windfall payment to taxpayers who have filed a tax return in 2020 and 2021 tax years.