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Philadelphia Eagles fans with a sign for their next game, the Super Bowl, following the NFC Championship NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
7 Big Things You Can Buy With the $12K it Would Cost You to See the Eagles in the Super Bowl

If you’re disappointed that you can’t make it to the Super Bowl, have no fear. We’ve compiled a list of seven other ways to spend the $12,000 it would cost to see the Birds play the Chiefs in person.

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

FILE- Internal Revenue Service taxes forms are seen on Feb. 13, 2019. The flagship climate change and health care bill passed by Democrats and soon to be signed by President Biden will have U.S. taxpayers one step closer to a government-operated electronic free-file tax return system. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Tax Talk: 9 Ways Pennsylvanians Can Get Their Taxes Done for Free or at a Discount

Free and discounted tax preparation resources are available to Pennsylvanians looking to save money and avoid headaches this tax season. In addition, some new tax rules are in effect which can potentially help taxpayers save money.

Activists with Our Revolution hold $15 minimum wage signs outside the US Capitol complex in February 2021, to call on Congress to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. (CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images/Bill Clark)
Fourteen Bills on Raising the Minimum Wage Waiting in Pennsylvania’s State Legislature

Pennsylvania’s paltry minimum wage celebrated its 13th anniversary this year. Democratic state lawmakers have tried to increase it, but their efforts were blocked by the GOP majorities in Harrisburg.

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 25: Student loan borrowers stage a rally in front of The White House to celebrate President Biden cancelling student debt and to begin the fight to cancel any remaining debt on August 25, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m)
Here’s Where the Biden Administration’s Student Loan Relief Plan Stands

In the past week, two separate courts controlled by conservative judges have ruled against the Biden administration’s plan to cancel tens of thousands of dollars in federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers, putting that relief in jeopardy. 

Boyer's employee Emily Quinn stocks dairy items. At the Boyer's Food Markets grocery store in Womelsdorf 
on April 8, 2021. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/Ben Hasty)
Grocery Store Prices Are Up, But So Are Corporate Profits

Pennsylvanians are wringing their hands over the still-increasing costs of living while businesses, as a whole, are raking it in.