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During the COP26 summit in Glasgow, traffic pollution levels increased by nearly a third. An air quality sensor recorded pollutant levels that were 93% higher than the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2021 Air Quality Guidelines on one day in particular. According to new data, traffic pollution in Glasgow increased by nearly a third during COP26. An air quality sensor placed beneath the Kingston Bridge, less than a mile from the summit, discovered that nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels had risen by nearly a third (30%). The findings follow Glasgow City Council’s admission in the days leading up to the conference that’severe…

LATEST – Social Security payments are set to rise to their highest levels ever in 2022 – will you receive more money? MILLIONS of retirees who rely on Social Security will see a significant increase starting next month. From the beginning of 2022, there will be a 5.9% increase in the cost of living allowance, or Cola. The massive increase is due to a spike in inflation as the economy struggles to recover from the coronavirus pandemic’s effects. The federal benefit will now be at its highest level in 39 years as a result of the increase. The average monthly…

Shiba Inu, Ethereum, and Bitcoin continue to struggle in a difficult week for crypto. CRYPTOCURRENCIES Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and Shiba Inu have all seen their value plummet as a result of a market crash. After hitting a record high of over (dollar)69,000 in November, the price of Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, is now trading at (dollar)50,134.95. Over the last 24 hours, 97 of the 100 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap have seen price drops. Fears that crypto’s popularity has peaked are growing as monetary support in the US dwindles and news of India’s plans to ban private cryptocurrencies emerges. India’s…

LIVE cryptocurrency prices – Bitcoin, Shiba Inu, and Ethereum are struggling, while Polygon is up 40% and Metaverse tokens are soaring. CRYPTOCURRENCIES Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and Shiba Inu have all seen their value plummet as a result of the market crash. After reaching a record high of over (dollar)69,000 in November, the price of Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, is now trading at (dollar)50,134.95. Over the last 24 hours, 97 of the 100 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap have seen price drops. However, Metaverse is doing well, and Polygon’s MATIC token has increased by 40%. As monetary support in the US…

Thousands of Americans are still owed stimulus payments – act now to get up to (dollar)500 for the holidays. THOUSANDS of Americans are owed money, and some will have to take action to obtain it. This applies to those who are eligible for payments under Maryland’s “RELIEF Act,” which was passed in February. Individual stimulus checks are valued at (dollar)300, with families receiving up to (dollar)500 in aid. According to the Comptroller’s Office, a total of 422,531 Maryland residents were eligible to receive state payments, with 98 percent of them receiving payments in February. Those who claimed the Earned Income…

Find out if you’ll be receiving one of the over one million surprise stimulus check payments in time for Christmas. MORE THAN ONE MILLION SURPRISE STIMULUS PAYMENTS are being sent out in time for Christmas to qualified families. This holiday season, local government officials are pitching in to assist their citizens. With the year 2021 drawing to a close, several states now have their own programs to help residents, with local governments determining who qualifies for a fourth stimulus check and how much they will receive. On November 15, 36 million families received their second-to-last Child Tax Credit checks. On…

Have you lost money from unclaimed retirement funds worth more than (dollar)2.4 billion? If you’re retired, you should check to see if you have any funds that you didn’t receive. According to the Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA), unclaimed retirement funds total more than (dollar)2.4 billion. The EBSA is in charge of ensuring that American workers and their families have access to retirement, health, and other workplace benefits. This is accomplished by creating regulations, assisting and educating workers, and enforcing the law. Finding money left in abandoned accounts and recovered from various enforcement actions — and returning it to the…

What makes the Lincoln 1992 penny worth up to (dollar)25,000 is explained. If you find the right one, old Lincoln pennies can be quite valuable – but the scarcity of one version of the 1992 coin is taken to a whole new level. You might be familiar with the 1955 double die and VDB pennies when it comes to Lincoln coins. Rare coins usually have a small mintage, but those with a unique error or other feature can sell for a lot of money on the internet. We’ll go over what makes the 1992 Lincoln coin so unique down below.…

After one phone call, I lost my SSI worth (dollar)300 per month at the age of 93 – how can you avoid this happening to you? AFTER ONE PHONE CALL FROM THE SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE, A 93-YEAR-OLD MAN LOST HIS SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI), leaving him (dollar)300 per month out of pocket. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Ebrahim Safapay was also ordered to pay back $9,000 in benefits. The problems allegedly started when the Social Security Administration (SSA) called Ebrahim in the spring, asking how he paid his (dollar)1,305 rent on (dollar)900 of income. Ebrahim, who is deaf and…

Update for 2021: The Child Tax Credit is set to expire in a few weeks, but there’s still time to receive a payment of (dollar)1,800. Families still have time to receive their (dollar)1,800 child tax credit payment before the money bonus expires. On December 15, 2021, Americans will receive the final round of payments for this year’s child tax credit. Since July, the IRS has been sending child tax credit payments to millions of families, but their fate in 2022 is uncertain. CTC credits would be extended for another year if President Joe Biden’s $1.7 billion Build Back Better program…

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