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Children draw

The expanded child tax credit is here. Here’s what you need to know.

The White House says $15 billion in payments have been sent out to the families of nearly 60 million children. Families will receive the funds by direct deposit or check. How much you get will depend on income and number of eligible children.
A woman in a white v-neck stands in front of a yellow house.

Millions of women haven’t rejoined the workforce. And they may not anytime soon.

Millions of women who lost their jobs in the pandemic have yet to return to work, even though the economy has improved. What's keeping them back is a mix of factors that may not be resolved quickly.