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Fed Chairman Powell warned of the "pain" ahead.  Seniors on fixed incomes are already feeling it |  CNN Business

Fed Chairman Powell warned of the “pain” ahead. Seniors on fixed incomes are already feeling it | CNN Business

CNN — American seniors face many difficult choices. After the Federal Reserve’s latest rate hike, the combination of rising prices for everything from food to gas to utilities and ever-higher borrowing costs is making the finances of fixed-income Americans increasingly precarious. “Overall they have an increase in day-to-day expenses due to the current economy,” said …

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Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Fraud Could Hit $45 Billion, Federal Watchdog Says |  CNN Politics

Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Fraud Could Hit $45 Billion, Federal Watchdog Says | CNN Politics

CNN — Some $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment benefits may have been fraudulently paid to felons between March 2020 and April 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General said in a memorandum Thursday. This is the latest report to identify widespread schemes to steal money from a variety of federal relief programs. …

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