The unemployment rate in Florida is now 8.5% for the first time in five years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Florida has experienced a significant drop in joblessness since the recession.But the state is still dealing with an unemployment rate that’s higher than that of any other state in the country.What’s happening in […]
In February, Florida lawmakers approved legislation that would allow workers who lose their jobs to get unemployment benefits even if they can’t find a new job within the next six months.The bill passed in the state’s Senate by a vote of 56-4.The legislation is similar to the one enacted in Florida in 2015.But unlike that […]
She’s still struggling to pay back her mortgage.But it’s been easier than she thought.The 33-year-old woman from St Augustine is on a mission to help other Floridians struggling with mortgage debt.She’s using a life saving account to pay down debt in an effort to help her put the final nail in the coffin.“My credit is […]
With the economy struggling to recover from Hurricane Irma, Florida Gov.Rick Scott is calling for help for Floridians who are still recovering from the storm.Scott is asking Florida residents who are seeking reemployment help to register at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity website at floridadecourier.com or by calling 800-989-8255.Scott says that the state will […]
With Hurricane Irma’s destruction of Florida, it’s important to understand what you can expect once Florida is back in the mix.Here are the essentials to know.
Millions of people around the world have been affected by the financial crisis and are facing challenges trying to get by.But now it seems as though they might have an answer for a major problem: The economy has been turned off by the pandemic.Story continues below advertisementA report from GlobalPost on Tuesday said the global […]
Fema Unemployment Assistance (FEMA) is a state program that provides assistance to people in the United States who are unemployed because of the Ebola outbreak.Fema benefits range from $100 to $500 per week for a family of four.You can apply online for help through the National Guard, which can provide up to $5,000 per week.Here’s […]