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Support like child tax credits and basic income reduces child abuse, researchers found

Doctors found that giving financial support to low-income families could lower rates of child negle…

Allie Kelly   


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The House passes a bill to give parents a boosted child tax credit and businesses tax relief

Families that are covered under the legislation could see their 2023 taxes cut by $680.

Juliana Kaplan,Ayelet Sheffey,Lloyd Lee   


Juliana Kaplan,Ayelet Sheffey   


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America's way of measuring poverty is stuck in the 1960s. Here's how we can fix it.

Many Americans are struggling financially but don't qualify for aid because they technically make a…

Juliana Kaplan,Noah Sheidlower,Allie Kelly   


Ayelet Sheffey,Juliana Kaplan   


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What it's like to live with just $23 a month in SNAP benefits: 'It barely covers one meal.'

Mary Dacus and her husband Stephen receive $23 a month in SNAP benefits. They are one of 40 million…

Allie Kelly,Madison Hoff   


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The IRS's free tax filing system is officially open. Here's everything you need to know.

The IRS launched the Direct File tax program in March and residents of 12 states are eligible for t…

Allie Kelly   


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The big lie about sleep

When it comes to slumber, what matters most is how rich you are.

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About 3.5 million more American families went hungry after food prices spiked and the pandemic-era child tax credit ended

Food insecurity in America increased by around 3.5 million to 17 million food-insecure households i…

Madison Hoff   


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Over 100 basic-income pilots have run in US cities. Now states are getting creative to fund no-strings-attached cash payments.

The success of over 100 local GBI pilots in the US provides insight into future state-level policy.

Allie Kelly   


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Don't call them DINKs. Many childfree adults are ALICEs.

Half of Americans living in deep poverty are childfree adults because it's harder to access certain…

Allie Kelly   


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Meet the millennials who made all the right money moves in the pandemic economy and are suddenly wealthy

Millennials' average wealth doubled in the last four years, leaving some surprised to realize that …

Juliana Kaplan   


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A guaranteed income program in Flint, Michigan offers new mothers $500 every month for the first year of their child's life

The new guaranteed income program offers mothers a lump sum of $1,500 during pregnancy and then ano…

Katie Balevic   


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Don't do your taxes yet. Parents and businesses could benefit from last-minute changes in Congress.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is considering bringing the expanded Child Tax Credit back, along w…

Ayelet Sheffey,Juliana Kaplan   


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Who are the HENRYs? Charts show who makes more than $200,000 and how they earn it

Some Americans are high earners but haven't reached millionaire status yet. Here's how they make th…

Juliana Kaplan   


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Vermont will start sending $1,000 checks to parents, stepping up after Congress failed to renew their program

Monthly child tax credit checks to parents ended across the country in December. Now Vermont is sta…

Juliana Kaplan,Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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Mitt Romney introduces new plan to send most parents up to $350 monthly checks per kid

Romney wants a $10,000 income requirement for families to qualify for full direct payments. He's se…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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Student-loan borrowers could see an easier repayment process through Biden's budget request — along with efforts to make college cheaper

Biden is requesting boosted funding for Federal Student Aid to help support student-loan borrowers …

Ayelet Sheffey   


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House Democrats just launched a 'Dads Caucus' to push for parental leave, the child tax credit, and universal childcare

"Dads need to do our part advancing policies that will make a difference in the lives of so many wo…

Jacob Zinkula   


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A GOP senator wants to fix a big flaw in the child tax credit so it pays out more when prices rise

The plan from Sen. Chuck Grassley does not restructure the program into a monthly cash benefit like…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig