All of Monday’s financial news
Hello again everybody and welcome back to a new week and the Monday edition of our daily MARCA in English American financial news blog, the space where we bring you updates on all the financial news and benefits schemes from around the United States. We still do so on weekends, so this blog comes to you on Monday, October 31.
As we prepare to enter a new month, this means that many benefits schemes are about to be renewed or changed and we’ll keep you up to date with all of that, as well as explaining which states are still planning Stimulus Checks in November.
Our aim is for you to keep as much of your money as possible in your pocket and bank account, so follow along with us for all the latest updates, which follow on below. The most recent entries are the ones nearest the top.
Twenty states have given or will give some residents cash assistance.
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia,
The deductions vary if you are a dependent,65 years or older, or blind. The 2023 deduction adjusts from inflation, and the amounts are:
If you are 65 years old or plus or blind, you can claim $1,500 in 2023 as a standard deduction. Nevertheless, if you are claiming as single or head of household, you will get $1,850.
If you are 65 and blind, you would double the standard deduction.
Taxpayers can claim someone eligible as a dependent on their 2023 tax return. For the 2023 standard deduction, a taxpayer can deduct $1,250 in their deduction or earn $400 as an income plus.
When it comes to finding the cheapest gas stations in the USA, these are the lowest-priced places to get gas in the top 10 most populated cities in the country:
New York, New York (2.25 dollars): Pure Energy, 10 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn, NY.
Los Angeles, California (5.29 dollars): We Got It, 1467 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.
Chicago, Illinois (4.39 dollars): Costco, 1430S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL.
Houston, Texas (2.69 dollars): Sunoco & Stripes, 811 US-90, Dayton, TX.
Phoenix, Arizona (4.19 dollars): Sams Club, 1525 W Bell Rd, Phoenix, AZ.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.79 dollars): Ridge Gas and Mini Mart, 2300 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA.
San Antonio, Texas (3.09 dollars): Valero, 2101 Quintana Rd, San Antonio, TX.
San Diego, California (4.49 dollars): MCX Autosport, 3800 Belleau Woods Ave, San Diego, CA.
Dallas, Texas (3.07 dollars): Valero, 300 S Marsalis Ave, Dallas, TX.
San Jose, California (4.64 dollars): ARCO, 1405 Branham Ln, San Jose, CA.
Although gas prices have started to move in the right direction this October, the cost require to refill your tank is still a lot higher than it had been prior to 2022 and has a lot of people in the United States worried as a result.
California is the state with the highest overall average gas prices, as has predominantly been the case over the course of 2022, but at least the average there is back below six dollars per gallon. The price there is currently at an average of 5.566 dollars per gallon.
The cheapest price tends to alternate more frequently around the southern states but right now the cheapest average is in Georgia where it is 3.152 dollars per gallon. States such as Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas are all not much more expensive.
This, then, is our MARCA In English financial news blog, the place where we bring you daily information on the benefits programs worth knowing about in the USA.
We detail what these benefits schemes are called, who is eligible and how to apply.
As mentioned above, that does still include Stimulus Checks, which still exist in some states, depending on where you live and your state government’s current policies.
There are also more general money-saving tips worth knowing about, especially at this time of high inflation.
Given that gas prices remain very high, we’ll provide you with a list of cheap gas stations in the major cities across the United States of America, so that you can pay a little bit less at the pumps.
There is a lot more to discuss too beyond that, so stay right here for this Monday’s American financial news blog.
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