2017 Minimum Wage Raised in 21 States

19 States Start Paying Better 2017 Minimum Wage Jan 1st 2017 minimum wage is about to increase in 19 states at the beginning of this year with two more states scheduled to do the same later in the year. While federal minimum wage at $7.25/h has not changed for years, most state legislatures acted in […]
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Grants to Create Savings Plans for Low-income Families

Savings program for low-income families releases $9.8 million Community-based programs to create savings plans for low-income families were awarded over $9.8 million. Designed to help purchase assets providing long-term economic benefits, the Assets for Independence (AFI) program announced 33 grants, administered by the Office of Community Services at HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, with […]
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