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Quick Answers About Filing Your Taxes (& How To Get Them Done for Free)

Dreading filing your taxes? You're not alone. Let us make it a little easier with this list of answers to common questions about tax season!

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 25: Student loan borrowers stage a rally in front of The White House to celebrate President Biden cancelling student debt and to begin the fight to cancel any remaining debt on August 25, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m)
Here’s Where the Biden Administration’s Student Loan Relief Plan Stands

In the past week, two separate courts controlled by conservative judges have ruled against the Biden administration’s plan to cancel tens of thousands of dollars in federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers, putting that relief in jeopardy. 

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The Six Best Things to Buy on Black Friday (& How to Tell if You’re Getting a Good Deal)

Between "Prime Days," Cyber Monday, and various sales throughout the year, Black Friday is no longer THE best shopping day. But you can still find some of THE best deals, if you go in with a plan!

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‘Completely out of Touch’: Ron Johnson’s Threats to Social Security and Medicare Put Wisconsin Seniors in Jeopardy

Johnson, who's up for reelection in November, believes Social Security and Medicare should not be guaranteed—as they currently are—and should instead be negotiated by Congress every single year, which means politicians could cut funding for these programs or eliminate them altogether.

Now Showing: $3 Films This Weekend, with the Hope of More Viewers ‘Coming Soon’ to Wisconsin Theaters

To celebrate National Cinema Day, many movie chains are offering $3 deals in more than 3,000 theaters and on 30,000 screens!