With two vaccines being administered in the US, where do you stand in line? Will you have to pay anything? What can you do after you're vaccinated? Here's what you need to know.
Almost four weeks after the first American was vaccinated, just 5.3 million in the country have received one of the shots.
Public health officials sounded the alarm for months, complaining that they did not have enough support or money to get vaccines quickly into arms. Now the slower-than-expected start to the largest vaccination effort in U.S. history is proving them right.
The people who got the first vaccine shots in the U.S. are now getting their second doses, required for maximum protection.
More than 150,000 people have received their second dose, according to a New York Times survey of all 50 states. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were inoculated.
A guide to the vaccination rollout and what you need to know about the authorized vaccines.
Forget a 1.3% COLA! Two lawmakers want to more than double next year's pay raise for Social Security beneficiaries.
The Social Security Administration on Tuesday announced a 1.3% cost of living adjustment for 2021, which will increase checks for the program’s 64 million beneficiaries by just a few hundred dollars per year.
President Trump announced executive orders on Saturday extending federal unemployment benefits, providing eviction protections, deferring student loan payments, and instituting a payroll tax holiday as stimulus package negotiations falter.
The unemployment benefit that has kept millions afloat amid the worst economic crisis in decades officially expires at midnight. Weekly jobless claims continue to rise. Economic forecasters are warning of another slowdown.
As many as 6.7 million rent-burdened households could face eviction once enhanced federal unemployment insurance expires at the end of July and eviction bans across the country lift, according to a new analysis from UrbanFootprint, a tech company that makes urban planning software.
Parts of the next stimulus package has been released today, see what is being included.
The US economy is reopening gradually but America's joblessness crisis continues to roar on.
Some nursing homes had grabbed the government payments to defray the costs of caring for residents on Medicaid.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would distribute $25 billion to health providers caring for Medicaid patients following weeks of pressure from lawmakers and advocates.
Make sure you're fulfilling your obligations to the IRS.
Most of us are familiar with Social Security. It's a program we all pay into during our working years and collect from in retirement. Those benefits are often crucial in helping retirees stay afloat, especially those without a whole lot of savings. But Social Security is by no means designed to sustain seniors in the absence of outside income, and relying on those benefits too heavily could set you up for financial ruin during retirement.
The IRS released common reasons people got stimulus amounts that were different than anticipated.
Some Social Security recipients say they're still waiting for their stimulus checks, even though the Social Security Administration has said many of them should have begun receiving their payments a month ago in mid-April. Some also continue to struggle with getting information from the IRS "Get My Payment" site, leaving them unsure when the checks will arrive.
Local officials are ramping up efforts to prevent a potential rash of evictions among renters as the country’s unemployment rates reach historic highs and eviction moratoriums start to expire.