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Mortgage Bills Are Coming Again. $10 Billion in Aid May Arrive First.

“It all comes out of savings, and that is kind of dwindling,” she said.Each program sets its own rules, including how long it provides aid, the amount per household and […]




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Biden Says Spending Bill Will Slow Inflation. But When?

Rocketing inflation has become a headache for U.S. consumers, and President Biden has a go-to prescription. He says a key way to help relieve increasing prices is to pass a […]




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It’s Sign-Up Time for Federal Health Insurance

Most states are served by HealthCare.gov, where premiums for a “benchmark” silver plan for 2022 will be about 3 percent lower, on average, than this year, according to a report […]




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$10 Billion in Student Loan Debt Erased Under Biden, but Calls Grow for More

Finally, on Tuesday, an email arrived saying she had receive a 100 percent discharge.“I cried,” said Ms. King, who hopes she can now afford computer classes at her local community […]




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Why $46 Billion Couldn’t Prevent an Eviction Crisis

Over the past several months, the White House and Treasury Department have been racing to deal with the program’s problems, repeatedly revising guidelines to allow tenants to receive payouts with […]




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Unemployment Benefits Expire for Millions Without Pushback From Biden

WASHINGTON — Expanded unemployment benefits that have kept millions of Americans afloat during the pandemic expired on Monday, setting up an abrupt cutoff of assistance to 7.5 million people as […]




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From Cradle to Grave, Democrats Move to Expand Social Safety Net

WASHINGTON — When congressional committees meet this week to begin formally drafting Democrats’ ambitious social policy plan, they will be undertaking the most significant expansion of the nation’s safety net […]




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Unemployment Benefits to Millions Are About to End

“You put 10, 15, 20 years into a career and then to suddenly not be able to go see a dentist anymore, it feels like something’s wrong there,” she said. […]




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The Economy Is Booming but Far From Normal, Posing a Challenge for Biden

The American economy is growing at its fastest clip in a quarter-century, yet it remains far from normal, with some workers and small-business owners facing increasingly tough times while others […]




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Big Economic Challenges Await Biden and the Fed This Fall

Mr. Powell said at his news conference last week that “we’re some way away from having had substantial further progress toward the maximum employment goal.”“I would want to see some […]