Banking Industry Claims Zelle is Safest Way to Move Money
Industry research group shares data on Zelle vs. other platforms, highlights safety of Zelle transactions. The Bank Policy Institute (BPI), a nonprofit research and advocacy group backed by banking industry interests, has released data it says indicates Zelle is the safest way for consumers to move money. The data compares Zelle transactions to those of other peer-to-peer players such as Venmo (owned by PayPal) and Cash App.
Denver, Colorado Residents To Get $1,000 To $6,500 Payments
Several groups within this location will get thousands in payments. The Denver, Colorado council approved $2 million in funding. It will support a universal basic income. The Denver Basic Income Project provided money to 11 persons in 2021 and money to another 28 Denver in July. Now the new program will have different payment options for several groups. (source)
NJ Increases Annual Payments to Veterans with Disabilities, $750 to $1,800
Annual payments for disabled veterans increase from $750 to $1,800.Morristown Minute. With rising costs of living, and in honor of NJ veterans, Governor Murphy signed bill A-1477, increasing annual payments from the State to veterans with disabilities from $750 to $1,800.
Arizona Families Will Get Payments Per Month
Families are struggling to meet their needs because of inflation. The state has stepped in to help. This time the aid will come from Arizona and go to Phoenix households. The program has a closed focus group. And the eligible families got picked by random selection.
Stimulus Check Updates For August 2022
According to Marca, there are various relief packages coming out to help fight the rise of inflation. Inflation has not stopped, and it's continuing to rise and cause major issues for millions across the United States of America. Gas prices have reached near-unprecedented levels, and other day-to-day purchases are getting harder to make.
Indiana Governor proposes second round of $225 taxpayer payments
Indiana taxpayers are likely to receive another round of payment this summer as part of a proposal by Governor Eric Holcomb to help ease inflation and high gas prices. As part of the new plan, each taxpayer would collect about $225 in addition to the $125 Hoosiers are currently receiving from the state’s automatic taxpayer refund. All put together, each eligible Hoosier would receive about $350; a married couple filing jointly would receive about $700.
State Rental Assistance Enrollment Period Begins Monday, July 11
State Rental Assistance Enrollment Period Begins Monday, July 11Morristown Minute. ICYMI: NJ Residents, the State Rental Assistance Program Waiting List Opens on Monday, July 11.
Second round of payments are being sent to Massachusetts residents this week
Gov. Charlie Baker's administration said that it would begin mailing the second, larger round of $500 automatic, direct payments to low-income workers beginning this week. Half a million low-income workers received the first round of payments in March, based on their 2020 tax returns. For this second round, eligibility criteria are similar but determined by 2021 state tax returns.
Advocates Applaud Legislative Action to Preserve Cash Payments
Payment Choice Act passes U.S. House, preserves right to pay in cash. Consumer advocacy group Consumer Action applauded a recent vote in the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives that resulted in the passage of the Payment Choice Act, a law that would ensure that consumers will continue to have the option to pay in cash even as new technology expands payment options.
Millions of Illinois Snapchat users could benefit as class action seeks big payout from Snapchat
Two Illinois residents allege in a new lawsuit that Snapchat is violating a state privacy law by scanning and storing faceprints. On May 11, attorney James C. Vlahakis, of the Sulaiman Law Group, of suburban Lombard, filed suit in Chicago federal court against Snap Inc. The class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of named plaintiffs Maribel Ocampo and Adrian Coss.
Hawaii lawmakers approve payments of up to $300 for taxpayers
Hawaii Gov. David Ige made a pitch for refunding $110 million to state taxpayers in his final State of the State speech in January. Last week, Hawaii lawmakers approved a tax rebate for all Hawaii households that is skewed to favor lower-income households, to offset steep prices for fuel and raging inflation.
Gov. Grisham announces up to $1,500 in household relief to over a million New Mexicans
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a legislative bill delivering relief checks household support to New Mexicans to offset steep prices for fuel and raging inflation. Earlier, a $698 million proposal to issue a hefty new round of tax rebates and cash payments won bipartisan approval in a special session of the state legislature.
More than a million New Mexicans to receive payments up to $1000 as legislature approves tax rebates to offset Inflation
An estimated 1.4 million New Mexicans will receive checks up to $1,000 per household to offset steep prices for fuel and raging inflation. A $698 million proposal to issue a hefty new round of tax rebates and cash payments won bipartisan approval in a special session. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to sign House Bill 2 into law.
More than half a million Delaware residents to receive $300 payments this spring
Every Delaware resident who filed a 2020 tax return with the state is expected to receive $300 payments this spring to help them combat inflation. The checks will be sent to more than 600,000 Delawareans and will cost the state $186 million.
Half a million Massachusetts residents to receive $500 payments this week
Nearly 500,000 low-income workers are expected to receive $500 payments this week as part of the Baker-Polito administration’s COVID essential pay program. The payments comprise $250 million of a $460 million program passed by the state Legislature tied to the American Rescue Plan Act.
Massachusetts government sending $500 checks to qualifying residents this month
Andrey Popov/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) Over half a million low-income residents in Massachusetts will be receiving a $500 check from the state later this month. The payment program is part of the "Essential Employee Premium Pay" program that Governor Baker signed into law on December 13, 2021.
Fourth Stimulus Checks Not Projected To Arrive In Wake Of Omicron
The COVID-19 Omicron variant is causing more disruption to America's economy. This could potentially prompt the revisiting of early relief strategies from Washington lawmakers.
E-ZPass Overbills Users In Maryland, Reportedly Unable To Reach Customer Service
Drivers in Maryland have repeatedly complained about being overbilled by E-ZPass coupled with a total inability to reach customer service whilst others are struggling to log in to their accounts to replenish existing balances. Now, many are facing steep fines for late payments.