Financial assistances you should consider this winter

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The global pandemic has left some serious scars on our hearts. Some of us have lost our love. Some of us have lost our business. 

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Do you own a business?

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For some of us, we need some assistance. Below is a few assistance that is available for citizens of the United State of America.

Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI)

Children and adults with disabilities as well as adults 65 years and ago can qualify for this program. This program takes into consideration some financial qualifications. Thus, you need to end a certain amount of money before you qualify for this program. Also, money received may differ from state to state. The SSI is something you should look into. You might be qualified and that would mean extra cash.

College Grants(Federal Pell Grant Program)

The Federal Pell Program is good at reducing or stopping you from getting loans for college. Currently, the amount you could receive is $6,495. That said, your Expected Family Contribution, cost of attendance, status as a full-time or part-time student, and your plans to attend school for a full academic year or less might affect the actual about you get.

Down Payment Assistance

Down Payment Assistance helps get you a house even when you do not have enough funds. It could come as a grant or loan. To qualify for Down Payment Assistance(DPA). Below are a few guidelines before one qualifies for this loan.

  • Applicant must be First-time home buyers only
  • Applicant must have low- to moderate-income
  • The home will be a primary residence
  • The home is in a “targeted” census tract

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 

As winter draws nearer, the need for this kind of program becomes clearer. Different states have their way of processing this program but the sole aim remains the same – helping us heat up our homes, i.e taking care of the heating and cooling energy cost of eligible households.

Other assistance that might interest you includes the following.

  • Day and Child Care Assistance
  • Unemployment Benefits Program
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

We recommend you check them out.

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