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Lawmakers Unveil Plan to Extend $600 Weekly Unemployment Benefits

With enhanced unemployment benefits set to expire on July 31, Senate Democrats have unveiled a new plan to extend the payments for millions of Americans.
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5 Forms of Financial Help You May Qualify for During Coronavirus

While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Are Stimulus Checks Causing Tax Refunds to Be Delayed?

Are you still waiting on your tax refund? You’re not the only one. Many Americans have expressed frustration after waiting months for a tax refund instead of the usual 21 days. Find out what the IRS said about the delays.
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People Are Throwing Away Stimulus Debit Cards Thinking It's Junk Mail

Earlier this month, the Treasury Department reported that it would begin issuing some stimulus checks via prepaid debit cards in the mail. If you have junk mail, don’t throw it away because it may be your stimulus check on a debit card.
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Man Becomes Homeless While Waiting for COVID-19 Unemployment Claim

A delay in receiving unemployment benefits led to a Nevada man being forced to live on the streets. The Las Vegas resident was approved to begin getting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), but weeks went by without receiving any money.
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Over a Million Deceased People Received Stimulus Checks Totaling $1.4 Billion

According to a government watchdog report released to Congress Thursday, more than a million dead people received COVID-19 stimulus payments totaling $1.4 billion.
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Will a Second Stimulus Check Only Go to Those ‘Most in Need’?

Lawmakers are weighing several possibilities on how to best help taxpayers with another round of COVID relief. One option is to restrict direct payments to Americans who are ‘most in need,’ according to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow.
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Can Americans Expect a ‘Very Generous’ Second Stimulus Check?

On Monday, President Donald Trump strongly signaled the prospect of a ‘very generous’ stimulus check when he was asked whether he will give taxpayers a second COVID-19 relief package.
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Will the Coronavirus Recession Be Worse Than the Great Recession of 2008?

It has been about three months since the states began lockdowns to contain the spread of COVID-19. Will the coronavirus recession be worse than the Great Recession of 2008?
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Is a ‘Dramatic’ Second Stimulus Check Coming This Summer?

After the economic effects of coronavirus felt around the country, many Americans are wondering whether there will be a second stimulus package. President Donald Trump has hinted at a ‘dramatic’ stimulus package that is yet to come in 2020.
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