May 11, 2021

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Utah’s Academic Financial Savings Plan

The lifeblood of the Institute’s educating and research enterprise, ourgraduate students and postdocs symbolize some of the gifted and diverse cohorts in the world. From science and engineering to the arts, architecture, humanities, social sciences, and administration, and interdisciplinary packages, we offer excellence across the board. We also pioneer digital education — like MITx — which presents flexible access to MIT-rigorous content material for learners of all ages. Some 1,600 students had accomplished a one-yr adult education course, gaining important skills in linguistics and science. Nine group studying facilities with skilled workers and library amenities, proceed to support group literacy … Read More

Student loan savings – what to do with your money with payments paused

Borrowers can use the temporary student loan repayment fees to strength their financial health. Here are four ways to use these funds to increase your savings or pay down debt. (iStock)

Americans possess more than $1.7 trillion in outstanding student loan debt. The coronavirus pandemic immediately impacted many of these borrowers’ ability to pay their monthly loan debts, and in response, the Trump administration placed a temporary freeze on all federal student loan payments. The Biden administration has since extended this freeze to at least October 2021, leaving many borrowers with a little extra cash on hand.

The

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More than $1,400 checks: 5 new health care, COBRA, insurance and FSA savings in the stimulus law

With the new stimulus bill, you may be able to save money on health insurance plans this year.


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When people talk about the $1.9 trillion stimulus law, they usually are referring to the third stimulus check for up to $1,400 per person that it included, along with an expanded child tax credit for up to $3,600 per kid (here’s how to calculate your child credit total) and several other tax breaks for people who are unemployed, low-income or have kids. But the American Rescue Plan Act also contains important updates and tax breaks for

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5 money tips to improve your savings

Has the pandemic depleted your savings? Here’s how to build it back up. (iStock)

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that a flush savings account is critical.

With millions of Americans struggling due to layoffs, shutdowns and other lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic, emergency savings have been a lifeline for many households. In fact, about 14% of Americans have seen their savings depleted entirely, according to a CNBC poll.

If you’ve watched your savings decline over the course of the last year, there’s still hope. You can use one of these five saving

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Not just $1,400 checks: 5 new health care, FSA, insurance and COBRA savings in the stimulus law

With the new stimulus bill, you may be able to save money on health insurance plans this year.


Sarah Tew/CNET

You’re probably familiar with the $1.9 trillion stimulus law that includes a third stimulus check for up to $1,400 per person, a child tax credit for up to $3,600 per kid (how to calculate your child credit total) and several other tax breaks for people who are unemployed, low-income or have kids. But the American Rescue Plan Act also contains important updates and tax breaks for medical care and health insurance that could benefit your family. 

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More than $1,400 stimulus checks: New health care, FSA, insurance and COBRA savings

With the new stimulus bill, you may be able to save money on health insurance plans this year.


Sarah Tew/CNET

The latest stimulus law includes benefits for millions of Americans, including a third stimulus check for up to $1,400 per person, an expanded child tax credit (how to calculate your CTC total) and several other tax breaks for people who are unemployed, low-income or have kids. But the bill, along with some other IRS changes this year, also contains important updates and tax breaks for medical care and health insurance that could benefit your family. 

Those

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