Over the weekend, the Department of Education began reminding borrowers via texts and email that their monthly payments will resume on Jan. 1.
"It's really stressful, because being in the service industry, you rely so much on tips to make your money and it's very inconsistent."
Melissa Szymanski spent five hours in a Hartford, Connecticut, emergency room in late March and wound up with bills totaling about $3,200.
A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.
Most taxpayers will never receive the kind of tax breaks given to the wealthy, which expands inequality and hurts the middle class.
A new government watchdog report out Monday found individuals eligible for the economic impact payments approved by the CARES Act earlier this year have yet to receive that money because of inadequate IRS and Treasury Department records.
“The only thing keeping me from losing my apartment is that I applied and received two months of rent from the Allegheny County Housing Authority."
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