Families begin the new year without child tax credit payments

Jan 14, 2022
The one-year program increased payments and expanded eligibility to the poorest families. Congress has not moved to extend those changes. 
Child tax credit payments, a temporary part of President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan, ended in December. Congress has not acted to renew the payments.
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People adopted better financial habits during the pandemic

Jun 22, 2021
Two recent surveys show a trend toward increased financial discipline.
Financial security and savings are on more people's minds.
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How do you feel about your financial situation?

Mar 14, 2016
People in Los Angeles and New York share their thoughts.
People walk in a shopping district in lower Manhattan.
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Why the economic recovery doesn’t feel like one

Oct 26, 2015
Many people feel stuck financially, and they're losing sleep over it.