Hostels across the US reopening to travelers after COVID-19 lockdowns

If you or someone you know plans to travel this summer and is looking for a different kind of venue to stay — individuals as well as families — numerous hostels are reopening after being shut down due to the pandemic. According to Hostelling International USA, one of the larger [...]

By |2021-05-12T12:15:53-08:00May 13th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Hostels across the US reopening to travelers after COVID-19 lockdowns

As hurricane season nears, prepare for natural disasters

The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters. In the last year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared major disasters following hurricanes, tropical [...]

By |2021-05-08T13:59:47-08:00May 11th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on As hurricane season nears, prepare for natural disasters

States that are recovering the fastest from COVID-19

Things seem to be looking up a bit. With the unemployment rate at 6% and around 32% of the population fully vaccinated, a new report offers insight as to the states that are recovering the fastest from COVID-19. To identify the states that are having the most successful recoveries, WalletHub [...]

By |2021-05-05T15:51:10-08:00May 6th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on States that are recovering the fastest from COVID-19

Some people get more time to file taxes without asking

Anyone can request an automatic tax-filing extension, but some people get extra time without asking, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year the IRS postponed the usual April 15 deadline for filing individual income tax returns until May 17, 2021. Even so, as is the [...]

By |2021-05-02T11:06:48-08:00May 4th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Some people get more time to file taxes without asking

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