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USAGov’s Apps to Download in 2018

Date: January 5, 2018 Ordering food, shopping, reviews and buying movie tickets, there’s an app for everything. Did you know the government has apps available that make some tasks easier to handle? Others provide easier ways to contact or get information about certain programs. Check out USAGov’s apps to download in 2018: For children: NASA - [...]

USAGov’s Apps to Download in 20182019-07-26T14:13:22-06:00

Inspire Action and Change Lives

Date: April 17, 2019 Since 2012, community groups across the country host town hall meetings, health fairs, fun runs, social media campaigns, and more as part of National Prevention Week (NPW). Each year, people around the U.S. share creative and innovative ways to highlight substance abuse prevention and positive mental health initiatives. These NPW events [...]

Inspire Action and Change Lives2019-07-02T14:10:12-06:00

Is an Unclaimed Tax Refund Waiting for You?

Date: March 28, 2019 Millions of Americans use their tax return to pay off debt, medical expenses, home improvements, or that long-awaited trip. And while the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sends millions of tax refunds every year, some taxpayers who are eligible for a refund never file for one. Many lower income earners may not [...]

Is an Unclaimed Tax Refund Waiting for You?2019-07-02T14:10:13-06:00

USAGov’s 5 Apps to Download Now

Date: February 21, 2019 From health and housing to student aid and safety, helpful federal information and services are as close as your mobile app store. Check out USAGov’s list of the top five government apps to download now:CDC’s Milestone Tracker: This easy-to-use app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention helps you track [...]

USAGov’s 5 Apps to Download Now2019-07-02T14:10:14-06:00

Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment in Housing

Date: February 19, 2019 Finding housing can be stressful, especially if money’s tight, you’re on your own, and you don’t have a lot of options. And when someone who can grant you a place to live sexually harasses you, it can leave you feeling unsafe and humiliated. According to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Sexual [...]

Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment in Housing2019-07-02T14:10:16-06:00

Taking the Mystery Out of Getting a Mortgage

Date: February 8, 2019 Is buying a home in your plans for 2019? Becoming a homeowner is a big decision, and getting a mortgage can be intimidating. If you are a first-time homebuyer, you may be asking where to begin the process. Start by getting your credit score and figuring out how much of a [...]

Taking the Mystery Out of Getting a Mortgage2019-07-02T14:10:17-06:00

Navigating Power of Attorney: How to Help Loved Ones Manage Their Money

Date: August 31, 2015 Managing your finances can be hard. Managing the finances of a relative or a friend  can be even harder. You want to honor your loved one’s wishes and respect his or her boundaries, but at the same time you need to act in his or her best interest. It can be [...]

Navigating Power of Attorney: How to Help Loved Ones Manage Their Money2019-07-02T14:10:19-06:00

Four Tips for Holiday Giving

Date: December 6, 2018 The holidays are a good time to visit family and friends, catch up on TV shows—and give back. Donating money or items to charity can help someone in need get food, clothes, medical treatment, and more. But it’s important to research charities to avoid scams and fraud. And you’ll need to [...]

Four Tips for Holiday Giving2019-07-02T14:10:20-06:00

Leaving the Military? Avoid Job and Education Scams

By: USAGov and the Federal Trade Commission Date: July 17, 2017 Most service members transition out of the military into a civilian career or educational training. But not every training program or job service may be out to help you. July is the Month of the Military Consumer. And Military.Consumer.gov can help you avoid common [...]

Leaving the Military? Avoid Job and Education Scams2019-07-09T12:12:50-06:00

Fourth of July: How to Properly Display the American Flag

Here are 5 things you should know before flying the Stars and Stripes this Fourth of July. Keep your flag inside during bad weather, unless you have an all-weather flag. If you’re displaying your flag at night, be sure it’s properly illuminated. Don’t let your flag touch anything below it or rest on the ground. [...]

Fourth of July: How to Properly Display the American Flag2019-07-09T12:12:52-06:00