Gas prices continue to soar and the rise of inflation begins to have an effect on the cost of day-to-day necessities for millions of Americans. That said, some measures are being taken by both federal and state governments to attempt to cushion this blow, by introducing programs that try to offset the spiralling costs around us in the United States.
In our live blog on the latest American financial news and advice this Saturday, April 2, we will have updates on all these stories and much more.
Delays regarding federal tax refunds
Some US citizens are having to wait longer than they expected to receive their tax refunds. Although some 52 million people have received theirs, others have not been so fortunate.
Money typically arrives within 21 days of the refund being filed and the IRS say they are prioritising returns with refunds over those owing money. Refunds could, though, be stuck in processing queues if they were filed by a paper return.
Read more here about tax return refunds.