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These 13 states will extend emergency food benefit payments through December

Image source: Getty Images Some states continue to pay emergency SNAP benefits. Key points Only 13 states have confirmed emergency benefits for December, down from 35 in November. The emergency allowances mean that households can receive the maximum amount for their size, and those already receiving the maximum receive an additional $95. It is unclear …

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How Congress can make it easier to set aside money for emergency spending

How Congress can make it easier to set aside money for emergency spending

Thomas Barwick | Digital vision | Getty Images Many families struggle to come up with money when faced with an unexpected $400 expense. This lack of emergency savings may force them to borrow money at high interest rates to pay for the surprise expense, putting their financial security at risk. Congress now has a window …

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Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

Exclusive: Germany steps up emergency cash plans to deal with blackout

FRANKFURT, Nov 15 (Reuters) – German authorities are stepping up preparations for emergency cash deliveries in the event of a power outage to keep the economy going, four people involved said, as the country prepares for possible power cuts resulting from the war in Ukraine. Plans include the Bundesbank, Germany’s central bank, hoarding additional billions …

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Passenger with box cutters on Frontier Airlines flight requests emergency landing: TSA

Passenger with box cutters on Frontier Airlines flight requests emergency landing: TSA

A Frontier Airlines flight passenger who allegedly boarded the plane with two box cutters and was seen acting erratically was taken into custody after an emergency landing on Friday evening, according to the airline and the Transportation Security Administration. Several passengers on the flight, including military veterans and a former law enforcement officer, helped crew …

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Build an emergency fund before a likely recession in 2023, according to personal finance experts.  Here's how much you should save and how to get there.

Build an emergency fund before a likely recession in 2023, according to personal finance experts. Here’s how much you should save and how to get there.

Personal finance experts urge the creation of an emergency fund ahead of a likely recession in 2023. The recommended emergency target of three to six months of spending is difficult to achieve. But cutting expenses and increasing income through different streams can get you there, experts say. With economists sounding the alarm bells ahead of …

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