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The IRS is making a push to get people who haven't received a stimulus payment to use its online non-filers tool by Nov. 21. Low-income Americans who are non-filers were previously told they had until Oct. 15 to claim a payment.

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Homeownership, which is so central to the American Dream, has been and far too often still is an unequal experience for Black families, in large part because of discriminatory policies endorsed by the federal government.

The central bank’s efforts to keep the economy afloat are undermining the long-term future of the U.S. pension system.

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Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ordered the Treasury Department and the IRS to extend yet again a deadline that will allow prisoners to claim stimulus payments.

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The legacy of slavery endures, and Blacks must make extraordinary efforts to overcome the discrimination that is often hidden in policies or, in the case of credit scoring, products that purport to be race-neutral.

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

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Here are a few behavioral science-based tips to help you navigate and spend less during Amazon Prime Day sales campaigns.

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IRS is forced to set a new Oct. 30 deadline to allow incarcerated people to claim $100 million in stimulus money.

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It takes more than a financial workshop to overcome a lifetime of anxiety that you could lose everything you ever worked for.

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

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Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled incarcerated individuals in state and federal prisons are entitled to receive the $1,200 stimulus payments under the Cares Act. The payments could total $100 million.

As president, Trump is supposed to lead by example, by behaving responsibly with his covid diagnosis and by releasing his tax returns like every other occupant of the White House

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The IRS is still sending out stimulus payments. But some people may not get their money until 2021. And others may have the bad luck of getting no money.

Jack Walten and Jack Maher find a moneymaking niche with the Potomac Paddle Club.

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Trump tax returns confirm that the rich are different from you and me. So, no, you cannot deduct the cost of getting your hair cut and styled

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Tens of millions of Americans have gotten the stimulus payments. But some people are still waiting for their relief, either for dependent children or because they earn too little to file a tax return.

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Black parents feel it’s very important that their children earn a college degree, Michelle Singletary writes. But a degree doesn’t necessarily confer the same advantages it does for Whites.

Post columnist Michelle Singletary offers her advice and answers your questions.

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The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Treasury Department and the IRS do more to update estimates of eligible recipients who have yet to file for a stimulus payment.

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Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post's personal finance columnist, is taking on some of the most pernicious misconceptions about race and inequality in America. Today she looks at affirmative action, and the false notion that Black Americans are given preferential treatment in hiring decisions.

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