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  | Financial Decisions

Scams, schemes and stimulus checks

How to protect your COVID-19 relief check: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a response to the public health crisis and associated economic fallout in the wake of COVID-19, includes provisions for financial relief for Americans, including individuals, in the form of a stimulus check.
  | Financial Wellness

Strategies to deal with life's surprises

An emergency savings fund isn’t just a little extra money for someday. The savings can be a lifeline when you experience an unplanned life event, such as a job loss, divorce, accident or illness.
In times of crisis, Americans pull together and work to support at-risk communities. The COVID-19 outbreak and the corresponding shutdown have changed the lives of nearly every American, but the disabilities and special needs community is particularly affected. Through its Voya Cares® program, Voya is here to help with some specific ideas, resources and solutions that you can take action on today.
Many Americans often look forward to receiving a tax refund. But before splurging on a dinner out or a weekend getaway, consider these steps to put your tax refund to work this year, setting yourself and your family up for long-term financial success.
  | Financial Decisions

4 Ways to Prepare for a Longer Retirement

Americans are living longer these days. That's a positive thing in theory, but from a retirement-planning standpoint, it can be challenging. After all, there's a difference between needing your retirement savings to last 20 years versus 30 years or more.
Nobody likes to pay taxes, but it's especially hard for older Americans to deal with an unexpected tax bill. Given how many people live primarily on fixed incomes from Social Security and other sources, many don't have much extra cash to pay any more than absolutely necessary to the IRS.
Can you believe over 52 million Americans have over 4 trillion dollars invested in 401(k) accounts? While most understand the mechanics behind the 401(k) – allowing workers to save and invest a portion of their paycheck before taxes are taken out – many are not aware that there are things to think about regarding maximizing your account’s financial security.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work already, and as many as 14 million jobs are estimated to be lost by this summer. Designed to help them: unemployment benefits, a joint state and federal program that provides those out of work with temporary yet steady cash payments to help them financially while finding a new job.

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