Families are in distress after the first month without the expanded child tax credit

Families are in distress after the first month without the expanded child tax credit

This post was originally published on this site January is the first month since July 2021 that more than 36 million families in the U.S. did not receive money from the expanded child tax credit program. For some, the consequences are already dire. (Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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White House pledges $1 billion to bolster independent meat producers and drive down prices

White House pledges $1 billion to bolster independent meat producers and drive down prices

White House pledges $1 billion to bolster independent meat producers and drive down prices

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Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteAs Americans enter the third year of the pandemic, they can expect to receive significantly less federal aid.

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Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

This post was originally published on this siteThe central bank has signaled a policy pivot that focuses more attention on inflation risks rather than employment shortfalls.

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Fed Prepares to Taper Stimulus Amid More Doubts on Inflation

Fed Prepares to Taper Stimulus Amid More Doubts on Inflation

This post was originally published on this siteFederal Reserve officials are set to wind down their $120 billion-a-month bond-purchase program in November, but questions over how soon inflation pressures will fade are creating more uneasiness inside the central bank.

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What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

This post was originally published on this siteIRS has distributed almost 170 million payments. But hardship remains widespread as the Delta variant spreads.

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