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September 09, 2021
How People are Using the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

Families all across the U.S. have been receiving much-needed monthly Child Tax Credit payments since July 15 of this year. From the families we’ve surveyed across the nation, we know that they’re using the money to catch up on bills, afford school supplies for their children, put more food on the table, save for the…

August 25, 2021
Increased SNAP Benefits Heading Your Way Starting October 1

Great News The BIGGEST expansion to much-needed food assistance in decades is on its way to recipients nationwide. If you receive FreshEBT benefits, you’re about to see an increase in funds. SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramEBT: Electronic Benefits Transfer Fresh EBT is an app that allows SNAP participants to pay for food using SNAP benefits…

July 23, 2021
You will NOT lose public benefits because of the Child Tax Credit

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) Stop! Don’t know where to start when it comes to claiming the Child Tax Credit? Take our short quiz to find out. Contrary to popular belief, the Child Tax Credit will NOT affect: SNAP Benefits Medicaid TANF Cash Assistance SSI or other public benefits If you don’t have any…

July 09, 2021
One-stop Guide to Child Tax Credit Resources

Stop! Don’t know where to start when it comes to claiming the Child Tax Credit? Take our short quiz to find out. *We will continue to update this article as more resources become available, so make sure to bookmark it on your phone or compute...

August 06, 2021
6 Myths About Receiving the Child Tax Credit

Stop! Don’t know where to start when it comes to claiming the Child Tax Credit? Take our short quiz to find out. Myth #1: “My kid is 17 years old, so I won’t get the advanced Child Tax Credit.” Yes, you can! This was a significant chang...