Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

How to Save Money at the Gas Pump, Part 1

By Donna Fuscaldo, AAR Tips for drivers looking to hold down gasoline expenditures as fuel prices surgeBlame it on a demand-supply imbalance, unrest between Russia and Ukraine or a combination of both, but consumers are paying more at the gas pump. A lot more than a couple of years ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic kept […]

Financial aid is more complicated if you’re undocumented, but it’s still within reach

By Maria Benevento / Courtesy of The Kansas City Beacon For undocumented students, some of the conventional paths to finding college financial aid don’t apply.They are excluded from many forms of state and federal aid, and even some private scholarships. But opportunities do exist, and there are resources to help you find them.“When (undocumented students) feel defeated, it’s […]

The Ultimate Guide to Help You Find and Manage Your Second Home

Guest Post by Inspection Support Network If you’re looking for a great investment, a private vacation space, or just a place you plan to retire to in the future, purchasing a second home can be a wise financial move. Before you dive into this facet of real estate, it’s essential to understand the pros and […]

U.S. economy recovering

By Roberta PardoThe U.S. economy is finally on the road to recovery.According to CNN Business’ Back-to-Normal Index, the economy in the United States is operating at 90% of where it was in early March 2020. Kansas is ranked 11th, with an economy operating at 95%. Missouri is ranked 30th with an economy operating at 89%.Experts, […]

Missouri ending federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

By Roberta Pardo Kansas and Missouri are planning changes to pandemic-related unemployment programs.On May 11, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced that Missouri will stop participating in all six federal pandemic-related unemployment programs, starting June 12, in hopes of pushing people back to work and addressing workforce shortages.“From conversations with business owners across the state, we […]

KDOL expanding customer service hours to address unemployment issues

By Angie Baldelomar For months, Kansans have complained about the irregularities in getting their unemployment benefit payments.One explanation the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) has given is the outdated unemployment system in place that has been overwhelmed by the number of claims because of the added federal unemployment programs it added.KDOL Deputy Secretary Peter Brady […]

Beware of fraudulent KDOL social media pages

Please be aware of fraudulent social media accounts and websites impersonating the Kansas Department of Labor. These accounts and websites are not managed by KDOL. Do not click on any links or provide any personal information to these accounts. If you receive a message or comment from a social media account impersonating KDOL, report it […]

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

By Roberta Pardo The House of Representatives voted Wednesday (March 10) to approve President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill.Senate passed the bill on March 6.The package includes up to $1,400 stimulus checks per person for many Americans. Families get an additional $1,400 per child. It also extends unemployment benefits programs through September 6 […]

Biden, moderate Senate Democrats agree to limit eligibility for $1,400 checks

By Roberta Pardo Senate Democrats plan to give $1,400 checks to fewer people under a deal struck with President Joe Biden, according to an article by NBC News.Every American who filed individually and makes up to $75,000 will still get the full amount before it begins to reduce at incomes above that. Unlike the last […]

Have the final say to your life – create a will

Commentary by CharaJust because you cannot take your possessions with you when you die does not mean you should not think about what should be done with your stuff after your death.On the contrary, it is important to think about what will happen with your property and other possessions. If you do nothing, either the […]