Covid: US reaches long awaited deal for coronavirus aid

Many low-income Americans have seen their bank balances drop steadily in the months since April, when the first government stimulus checks arrived. Without further assistance, lower-income families’ checking account balances will drop faster than higher-income households, a Wednesday report from the JPMorgan Chase Institute found.

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