How People are Using the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

Families all across the U.S. have been receiving much-needed monthly Child Tax Credit payments since July 15 of this year. From the families we’ve surveyed across the nation, we know that they’re using the money to catch up on bills, afford school supplies for their children, put more food on the table, save for the…

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Increased SNAP Benefits Heading Your Way Starting October 1

Great News The BIGGEST expansion to much-needed food assistance in decades is on its way to recipients nationwide. If you receive FreshEBT benefits, you’re about to see an increase in funds. SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramEBT: Electronic Benefits Transfer Fresh EBT is an app that allows SNAP participants to pay for food using SNAP benefits…

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6 Myths About Receiving the Child Tax Credit

Stop! Don’t know where to start when it comes to claiming the Child Tax Credit? Take our short quiz to find out. Myth #1: “My kid is 17 years old, so I won’t get the advanced Child Tax Credit.” Yes, you can! This was a significant change that was included in the American Rescue Plan.…

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One-stop Guide to Child Tax Credit Resources

Stop! Don’t know where to start when it comes to claiming the Child Tax Credit? Take our short quiz to find out. *We will continue to update this article as more resources become available, so make sure to bookmark it on your phone or computer. When talking with and surveying our members, we discovered that…

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Tiffany’s Story: Leaving a Legacy for her Family

Meet Tiffany, a multi-business entrepreneur who lives in New York. Tell me about the work you do. Well, I’m disabled, but I don’t let that get the best of me. In fact, right now I run four businesses: childcare services, Legalshield, Herbalife, and Blast Ave with my business partner, Helen. I want to buy a…

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Mercedes’s Story: Changing her Students’ Lives

Meet Mercedes, a high school special education teacher who lives in Bridgeport, CT. Tell me about your profession. Well, I originally didn’t plan to be a teacher. A few years back, I completed a year with AmeriCorps. I loved the opportunity to be that positive role model for students, which is what inspired me to…

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