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News: Financial Assistance

January 18, 2023

Navigating Life Events: Divorced Spouse Resources

It can be hard to navigate life after divorce, but Benefits.gov has resources to help you move forward...
January 4, 2023

Filing Assistance this Tax Season

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tools to make your tax filing easier and potentially free...
September 15, 2021

You Asked, Benefits.gov Answers: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) FAQs

On Benefits.gov, our goal is to make it easier for citizens to find the help they need and connect...
September 1, 2021

How Can Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Help You?

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is a government program that provides grant funds...
April 14, 2021

You Asked, Benefits.gov Answers: Unemployment FAQs

Benefits.gov understands that finding unemployment benefits and navigating the process can be...
March 31, 2021

Federal Financial Assistance for Small Businesses

Our nation’s small businesses are facing many challenges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...
February 17, 2021

Getting Ready for Tax Season: Cost-of-Living Adjustment for 2021 and More

Did you know that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 70 million Americans...
December 9, 2020

Finding Financial Assistance on Benefits.gov

Financial responsibilities can be difficult to manage, but depending on your circumstances, you...
September 16, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Lost Wages Assistance Program

In light of the declared national emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the President authorized the...
May 6, 2020

Watch for Coronavirus Related Scams

With the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), many citizens...
December 25, 2019

Wondering if you are eligible for SSI? Here are the requirements

Supplemental Security Income or SSI is a federally funded benefit program managed by the U.S. Social...
October 30, 2019

How to Use Direct Express for Federal Payments

Direct Express is a direct-deposit option for receiving your federal benefits, recommended by...
May 1, 2019

Leap into Spring Planning

Spring has sprung and 2019 is in full swing. You may be successfully checking off items from your...
March 17, 2019

Benefits.gov is Here to Help Small Business Owners!

Do you own a small business? Do you need assistance with getting a small business loan to start a...
February 14, 2019

Assistance for Low-Income Families

Did you know you may be eligible to receive food stamps, medical insurance or a tax credit to...
January 30, 2019

Facing your Finances in 2019

It’s the start of a new year, a time where many people start to organize and adjust areas of their...
November 14, 2018

‘Tis the Season: Open Enrollment Starts Now!

The fall season brings cool weather and marks the beginning of the open enrollment period for health...
April 4, 2018

Start Your Path Toward Financial Wellness

April is an important month for managing your personal finances. April 17 is Tax Day; the day individual...
April 5, 2017

Prepare for Tax Day with the Treasury

To assist with complex tax questions or benefits, Benefits.gov is committed to providing timely information...
April 6, 2016

Money Matters: Be Responsible with Your Finances

Managing personal finances can be stressful. We often lose track of our finances due to the hustle...
February 24, 2016

Gear Up for Tax Season with Help from Benefits.gov

It's Tax Season! At the beginning of every year, millions of Americans start the process of filing...
February 11, 2015

Tax Season is Around the Corner!

With tax season quickly approaching, it is a good idea to start thinking about the best ways to...
November 20, 2013

Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter

Winter temperatures and heavy snowfall are just around the corner for many parts of the country and...
February 13, 2013

Use IRS Resources to Prepare for Tax Season

With tax season just around the corner, it’s never too early to start thinking about the best way...
March 2, 2011

Tax Season Can be Stressful: Let Benefits.gov Help

Mark your calendars, Tax Day is just around the corner! Let Benefits.gov be your guide to help you...
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