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House Bill 436 offers $600 million in income tax relief and is moving quickly though the Idaho Statehouse. Democrats favor other tax cut options. BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Senate Local Government and Taxation committee voted along party lines Thursday evening to advance House Bill 436 to the full Senate floor. The Republican-backed bill has […]

The new year is a time when a lot of people decide to get their finances in order. You may want to be careful if you are looking for a company to help. Today we are answering a question about debt relief and credit repair fraud. You may be getting offers from companies offering to […]

President Joe Biden (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Getty Images President Joe Biden wants student loan borrowers to do 3 things during student loan relief. Here’s what you need to know — and what it means for your student loans. Student Loans Your federal student loan payments may be paused temporarily through May 1, 2022, […]

China’s increasingly dominant role as a lender to poor countries has deterred many of them from seeking debt relief for fear of losing access to future Chinese funds, according to the head of the Paris Club group of wealthy creditor nations. Nations “didn’t want to create difficulties with China”, Emmanuel Moulin, chair of the Paris […]

President Joe Biden (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Getty Images Here’s what President Joe Biden’s student loan relief means for your student loans. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans On Wednesday, Biden surprised everyone when he decided to extend the student loan payment pause for another 90 days. Let’s break down what this […]

Abound Credit Union is matching donations and offering two storm-relief lending options to help recent Kentucky storm victims, according to a news release. Abound will match up to $5,000 in donations made by Dec. 31, 2021. Members, and others who want to make a difference, may donate by phone, at their local branch or online […]

Congress recently allocated more than $5 billion in COVID recovery funds to Ohio and more than $2.7 billion of it has been set aside for shoring up the state’s unemployment fund and for safety forces statewide. But advocates for Ohio’s lowest-income citizens say the state should be giving them assistance from the funds too. Policy […]

Former National Football League wide receiver Joshua J. Bellamy, 32, of St. Petersburg, has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for his part in a COVID-19 relief fraud scheme. Bellamy fraudulently secured a loan of more than $1.2 million for his company, Drip Entertainment LLC, through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection […]

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday introduced federal approval of a catastrophe declaration that may make low-interest catastrophe loans obtainable to companies, nonprofits, and owners impacted by Hurricane Ida. The remnants of Hurricane Ida spawned two confirmed tornados over Anne Arundel County that left vital injury to houses and companies. Torrential rain […]