Between a hurricane and a global pandemic - not to mention a steep increase in unemployment - blood donations have taken a hit. That's prompted LifeShare Blood Center in Shreveport to issue not one but two different emergency appeals for donations this week alone.
Pelican State Credit Union says customers reach out with lots of questions about credit scores, so director of financial outreach, Jessica Sharon, talked with WAFB to breakdown the dos and don’ts of getting your score on the right track.
Many people have been laid off due to COVID-19 and are relying on unemployment benefits to get by. Now imagine filing for benefits only to discover someone else has already been collecting the money in your name.
Within the first 24 hours, Robinson said the department received 90,000 applications. However, she also stressed that while her office is reviewing a lot of applications, it has not reached its cap of 200,000 rebates.
The U.S. Postal Service is now warning states that voters risk not getting their ballots back to election offices in time because of lags in mail delivery. That sends yet another red flag to all those worried how delays may affect the upcoming Presidential Election.
As the new school year fast approaches, districts are sharing more information about distance learning programs families can choose if they’re worried about sending their children to school during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The large surge in COVID-19 cases in Texas has led the governor to announce a mask wearing mandate for most of its counties while in public. We spent some time in east Texas where we heard mixed reactions to the change.
Putting money away can be really tough. How much do you save? What are you saving for? Local personal finance professional, Layne McDaniel, breaks down how to better save money now for a future rainy day.
Bonnsu reported one case of an infant biting through its Miniware brand silicone infant teething spoons, resulting in a choking hazard for the child. The company recalled about 32,000 other spoons as a result.
The IRS today (May 1) reminded Supplemental Security Income and Department of Veterans Affairs beneficiaries to act by Tuesday, May 5 if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact Payment.