March 15, 2021

Day: March 15, 2021

Sorry, you could have to return your stimulus money to the IRS. Here’s why and how

Any extra stimulus money you received may not be yours to keep.


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This tax season, many people are using this time to claim their tax refunds and file for any stimulus money they never got with the first two payments. But if you’re in a different situation where you received stimulus money you weren’t actually qualified for, the IRS may ask you to send it back. We’ll help you understand if this situation applies to you, especially since the third stimulus check may have similar requirements.

People are typically excluded from receiving stimulus checks due

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Thomas battles through personal turmoil and a tough Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas was 16 years old when he made his PGA Tour debut with a 65 in the Wyndham Championship, the start of a career that has been filled with big moments and very little trouble.

The son and grandson of PGA professionals, he won the PGA Championship for his first major at 24. He reached No. 1 in the world. He won a FedEx Cup title. He had blue-chip sponsors. And he ended last year playing with his father, Mike, as they won the PNC Championship.

A new year of hope brought turmoil

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This was Texas’ first weekend without Covid-19 limits. Here’s how it went for business owners

Last week they were finally given the chance to return to normal, after the governor issued an executive order lifting the state’s mask mandate and allowing businesses to reopen at 100% capacity.

Just as varied as the approaches were their experiences this weekend, the first without Covid-19 limits on businesses — some saw business improve, others said things stayed much the same. One was the target of racist vandalism.

Here’s what some Texas businesses told CNN about their first weekend since restrictions were lifted.

Mike Nguyen, San Antonio

Sunday morning, Mike Nguyen discovered his San Antonio restaurant, Noodle Tree, had

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No Shoes, No Mask, No Service? Businesses Now Write the Rules on Face Coverings

Getting a beer at Hills & Dales Ice House in San Antonio doesn’t require wearing a mask. But getting a coffee at the

McDonald’s

franchise located a third-of-a-mile away still does. At Scout & Molly’s women’s wear boutique 20 minutes south, masks are recommended but not required. Heading to lunch for sushi at Piranha Izakaya next door, though, means putting one on until seated at the table.

As Covid-19 restrictions loosen in several states, the shopping plazas and small businesses of Texas tell corporate America—and its consumers—what to expect as the country reopens. We have months of inconsistency ahead of

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Calif. man accused of killing sons for insurance payout gets 212 years on fraud charges

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A California man accused of killing his two disable sons in an insurance scheme was sentenced to 212 years in prison on federal fraud charges.

In April of 2015, Ali Elmezayen drove a car off a pier at the port of Los Angeles. He swam out of the car quickly and reportedly left his ex-wife and two of their sons inside the vehicle to die.

His alleged intention was to collect money from accidental death insurance policies.

“it is extremely troubling to see someone be so cold-hearted and cold-blooded to try and murder his family members,”

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What would Ruth Bader Ginsburg tell women to do with their money?

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala in New York on Dec. 16, 2019.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not only one of the most recognized leaders in the battle for gender equality, but also a voice advocating for women’s financial literacy. To be sure, the late RBG was one of America’s most respected feminist pioneers.

For more than 50 years, RBG worked to end sex and gender discrimination in U.S. law.  First, as the founder of the ACLU Women’s Rights Project in 1972, where she successfully

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