Hello everyone and welcome to this Friday, May 13 liveblog for American Finances. As we do in this space every day, we bring you the latest financial news, benefits program updates, and money-saving tips from across the United States.
Although federal stimulus checks are a thing of the past, there are some other state-run programs that put money in the pockets of low-income and middle-income families.
This includes one one-time-no-questions-asked $ 300 stimulus check which will be sent out to Delawareans in May.
there is also one $ 250 child tax deduction comes to certain taxpayers in Connecticut after a new piece of legislation signed this week.
Even if you are not from Delaware or Connecticut, there are many other benefit programs available and we will share some of them for you.
The latest economic updates and benefits news in the US
In addition to our information on the most important benefit programs, we will also explain everything you need to know about your 2021 tax return and what to do if you have not yet received your tax. We will explain why it takes so long in some places, especially Georgia, and how you can access the quick and easy tool you can use to check the status of your tax refund application.
As we do every day, we will also be sure to inform you about the most interesting breaking news from the financial world. If a major deal is underway, or if there is a significant development that could affect inflation or gas prices further, we will discuss it.
And to help fight inflation, we have some money-saving tips to keep daily costs down.
So as there is every day, there is a lot that will be discussed about this Friday’s live blog for the latest US financial news.
You can follow all our updates, with the latest coming at the top of this page.