Morsa Images | Digitalvision | Getty Images About 8 million Americans rely on federal benefits that provide income to the elderly, blind and disabled who have little or no income or resources. Yet the program — Supplemental Security Income, or SSI — has not been updated in about 40 years. A bill called the SSI
IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel speaks during an IRS event on August 2, 2023 in McLean, Virginia. Alex Wong | Getty Images The IRS is sending more than 20,000 rejection letters to taxpayers who wrongly claimed a pandemic-era tax break as the agency continues its crackdown on “dubious” filings. Created to support small businesses during the
In this article C JPM Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT (L-R) Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America; Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase; and Jane Fraser, CEO of Citigroup; testify during a Senate Banking Committee hearing at the Hart Senate Office Building on December 06, 2023 in Washington, DC.
In this article MCD Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT McDonald’s CosMc’s Restaurant. Courtesy: McDonald’s McDonald’s will open the first location of its new spinoff brand CosMc’s this week in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The fast-food giant plans to open 10 CosMc’s locations, including nine restaurants in Texas, by the end of 2024 in a test. McDonald’s
A simplified Free Application for Federal Student Aid is set to roll out by the end of the month. However, the new FAFSA may launch with outdated inflation figures, which could mean many students “will get less financial aid than they deserve,” according to higher education expert Mark Kantrowitz. “It is a pretty big deal,” he said. “We are
Consumer spending has remained remarkably resilient in the face of persistent inflation — but that has come at a cost. To keep up with higher prices, Americans racked up more credit card debt than ever this year. Not only are balances higher, about half, or 47%, of cardholders are carrying debt from month to month, creating
A VinFast EV car on display at the New York Auto Show, April 13, 2022. Scott Mlyn | CNBC BEIJING — A new group of Asia-based companies are contemplating initial public offerings in the U.S., where international listings were once driven mostly by Chinese startups. Vietnam-based electric car company VinFast broke new ground with its
In this article WMT Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Holiday shoppers are turning to Walmart for groceries and gifts, but CEO Doug McMillon said it’s hard to predict how sales will look in the months after the peak shopping season. In an interview with Sara Eisen that aired Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk on the
Luis Alvarez | Digitalvision | Getty Images The U.S. economy inched closer to a so-called “soft landing” after a new batch of labor data, economists said. A soft landing is a good thing. It would mean the Federal Reserve has accomplished the difficult task of taming inflation without triggering a recession. Job openings, a barometer
People exit the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023. Minh Connors | The Washington Post | Getty Images The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Tuesday on a case that could affect broad swaths of the U.S. tax code and federal revenue. The closely watched case, Moore v.
In this article GS Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Small cap stocks are undergoing a resurgence, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management is looking to capitalize on it through the exchange-traded fund space. “In the last five weeks, we’ve launched three new active products. Two are the premium income. One, believe it or not, is
A Shein Group Ltd. pop-up store inside a Forever-21 store in the Times Square neighborhood of New York, US, on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. Yuki Iwamura | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lawmakers are ramping up their scrutiny of Shein after it confidentially filed to go public last week. One congressman who sits on a key
itsskin | Getty High interest rates have pushed many would-be home sellers and buyers to the sidelines in 2023. Yet there are signs both sides may be more willing to take on a high-rate mortgage if other key factors aligned. More than half — 54% — of homeowners said they would move if they found
Avoiding mistakes in business and life comes down a few simple things, according to billionaire investor Charlie Munger, who died last week at age 99: good financial habits, integrity and “avoiding toxic people and toxic activities.” Munger shared the advice during a Q&A session at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting in May. An investing icon
D3sign | Moment | Getty Images Millions of people move money from a workplace 401(k) plan to an individual retirement account each year. Such “rollovers” are common when workers retire or take new jobs at different employers. More than 5.6 million people rolled a combined $618 billion into IRAs in 2020, according to the latest
In this article GTLB Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT People celebrate the Gitlab IPO at the Nasdaq, October 14, 2021. Source: Nasdaq GitLab stock jumped as much as 18% in extended trading on Monday after the developer-tools software maker announced fiscal third-quarter results and quarterly guidance that impressed Wall Street. Here’s how the company