A growing number of states — including four that are canceling pandemic unemployment programs early — are offering jobless workers up to $2,000 when they get a job.Others are ending unemployment benefits »
Welcome to Money Diaries where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: an office administrator who makes $37,440 per year and spends some of her money this week on succulents. Occupation: Office Administrator Industry: Childcare Age: 28Location: Austin, TXSalary: $37,440Net Worth: -$8,700 (I have two savings accounts totaling to $5,525, an Acorns a
Welcome to Taking Stock, a space where we can take a deep breath and try to figure out what the COVID-19 economy really means for our finances. Every month, personal finance expert Paco de Leon will answer your most difficult, emotionally charged questions about money. This year has forced many of us to reprioritize our finances, and there’s no clear road map for getting through the pandemic yet — but Taking Stock is here to help us figure it out together. Last time, we talked about how to appro
The good news: There are ways to lower your costs.