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Stories with subject: Family finances
  • Correction: Bevin-Vetoes story 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 11:26 am

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In a story April 27 about Gov. Matt Bevin's budget vetoes, The Associated Press erroneously identified the current Commissioner for the Department of Vehicle Regulation and misspelled the former commissioner's name. The new commissioner is John-Mark Hack, whose appointment was announced Wednesday. Rodney Kuhl, now the former commissioner, made his comments to state lawmakers last month.

  • Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 11:17 am

    SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.

  • Springfield boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 2:23 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Springfield third-grader is selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.

  • Ranson thrift store provides 'New Hope' for cancer patients 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 10:24 am

    RANSON, West Virginia - For Marlene Myers Plumer, owner of New Hope Thrift Store, saving customers money on clothing, books and household items is secondary to bringing smiles to the faces of members of the community and providing hope for families of children with cancer.

  • Retired man uses leftover check funds to send kids to circus 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:20 am

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several children will have an opportunity to attend the circus for free after a retired Charleston man used money left over from his Social Security check to pay for their tickets.

  • New Mexico says more families eligible for child care help story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 6:42 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has launched a push to get more eligible families to apply for federally-funded child care assistance and announced Thursday the state will expand eligibility requirements until late May

  • Treasury uncovers almost $45M for insurance beneficiaries 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 3:37 am

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has found nearly $45 million in death benefits that should have been paid to Louisiana residents.

  • CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks 
    Updated: Apr-20-16 4:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - The CIA is expanding survivor benefits for agency employees and contractors killed in the line of duty overseas in acts of terrorism.

  • Maine to get $6M to help expand home visits for moms, kids 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 8:33 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - The federal Health Resources and Services Administration is giving nearly $6 million to Maine in support of home visits for mothers and infants.

  • Why you need to check if your child has a credit report 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 1:37 pm

    NEW YORK - They might not be old enough to swipe a credit card or take out a loan, but you still need to keep an eye on your little one's credit.

  • Billions in US remittances a lifeline for many in Mexico 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 6:17 pm

    MEXICO CITY - The billions of dollars in U.S. remittances that Donald Trump is threatening to block to force Mexico to pay for a border wall are a financial lifeline for the Latin American country's economy and millions of individuals who are supported by relatives up north.