At 65 to 67, depending on the year of your birth, you are at full retirement age and can get full Social Security retirement benefits tax-free. However, if you’re still working, part of your benefits might be subject to taxation. The IRS adds the figures for your earnings and half […]
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‘Hope is back’: Stimulus checks start hitting bank accounts nationwide
Stimulus checks are starting to land in Americans’ bank accounts across the country this weekend, just days after President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law. The third round of direct payments — which follows two previous sets of payments signed into law last year by former […]
What Degree Is Needed to Become a Pastor?
If you are considering the possibility of entering ordained Christian ministry, you may be wondering if there is a degree needed to become a pastor. In truth, there is not one consistent answer that can be given to that question, since requirements to become a pastor vary from denomination to […]
NDC USA Held A Memorable Virtual Vigil in Honor of its Late Founder & Former President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E Jerry John Rawlings.
On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 3pm EST, the leadership of NDC USA held a memorable virtual vigil via Zoom conference link in honor and memory of the founder of NDC and former President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E. Jerry John Rawlings. Rawlings passed away in Ghana on […]
Chicago’s GNC Calls For Peaceful Elections
Source: sankofaonline.com The Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago, GNC, has called on the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) to ensure free, fair and transparent elections ahead of the 2020, Presidential and general elections. The statement was issued on their Facebook page. The statement reiterates the need for Ghanaians to […]
Interim COVID-19 Music Guidance In Illinois.
It appears the mystery behind the current pandemic continues to baffle the global medical fraternity which is contributing to the frequent change in ways to prevent the disease before a potent vaccine is found to deal with the disease. The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued new guidelines for […]
SBA announces 2020 Illinois small business winners
Source:www.sba.gov/ Release Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 CHICAGO — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Illinois District Office has named Molly Meyer, owner of Chicago’s Omni Ecosystems, the 2020 Illinois Small Business Person of the Year. Each year, the SBA honors small businesses and small business advocates across the country who are creating […]
IMPORTANT CHICAGO REOPENING NOTICE As part of our Phase IV: Gradually Resume guidelines, the reinstatement of certain restrictions will go into effect Friday, July 24 at 12:01 a.m. These restrictions are the most up to date and take precedence over the industry-specific guidelines if there are points of contradiction. Restrictions include: […]