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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Healthy Financial Relationships

More than 1 in 3 women (35.6%) and more than 1 in 4 men (28.5%) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Research, as well as NYLAG’s experience advocating for survivors, has established that Linda’s situation is not unique: domestic violence is often accompanied by financially controlling or retaliatory behavior.

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Plaintiffs Sue Social Security Administration for Wrongfully Terminating & Reducing SSI Benefits While Social Security Offices Remained Closed Due to the Pandemic

The New York Legal Assistance Group, Justice in Aging, and the law firm Arnold & Porter filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of five SSI recipients challenging these unlawful practices.

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Black Women Equal Pay Day 2021

If you are a Black women, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is an acknowledgment of the unique challenges that you face in the job market. It is also a call to action. New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) sees you and supports you both with our one-on-one legal and financial counseling services as well as in our impact litigation and public advocacy campaigns.

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Safety Net Assistance (SNA) Benefits Extended to Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Beneficiaries

The New York Legal Assistance Group is pleased to announce that we have reached a settlement agreement that will result in New York expanding eligibility for subsistence public assistance, called Safety Net Assistance (SNA) benefits, to special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) beneficiaries—unmarried immigrants under 21 years old who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by one or both of their parents.

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Paycheck

Understanding Your Paycheck

Paychecks, although at times confusing, are key to knowing why you are making the amount of money that you are making and if there can be any adjustments

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Tax Credits

Three Things You Need To Know About The Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

Can you afford to move? We break down three tips to consider to ensure you’re able to afford monthly rent payments.

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