SSA FINANCIAL STIMULUS DEADLINES. Register online to receive an extra $500 economic impact payment for minor dependents. In April 2020 at the height of the pandemic in New York, the Social Security Administration required older people and people with disabilities to register online to receive an extra $500 economic impact payments on behalf of each…

Who is hiring now? Last Updated: August 19, 2020 Instacart says it’s looking to hire 300,000 contract workers over the next three months. McDonald’s says it’s hiring about 260,000 people this summer. Amazon says it’s looking to hire 175,000 new workers for its fulfillment centers and delivery network. Albertsons Companies is hiring 50,000 people across…

SNAP benefits regarding Isaias Hurricane. Families who lost food due to the power outages following Isaias may be entitled to replacement SNAP benefits. Families have until the close of business on Friday, September 4, 2020 to report loss of food and request replacement benefits from DSS. After requesting replacement SNAP benefits, households have an additional…

PSEG claims for Isaias. If you lost power for more than 72 consecutive hours during Tropical Storm Isaias, fill out a claim form. CLICK HERE for the form. PSEG Long Island expanded its claims policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic so that customers whose service was interrupted by Tropical Storm Isaias for at least 72 hours…

A bank account can be frozen because a creditor has a judgment against you. However, a bank account can be frozen for other reasons. Problem one: What if you paid money to an individual or business, and then you learn their bank account was “frozen” because the bank “thinks” there was some kind of fraud…

How to Protect Yourself Against Hackers Many people are familiar with computers, tablets, smartphones, and wireless Internet. Now other “smart” devices, like televisions, home security cameras, and even refrigerators, connect to the Internet. More devices mean more avenues for attack by hackers. What is Hacking? Hackers illegally access devices or websites to steal peoples’ personal…

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