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Have you ever wondered why gas prices are higher in some regions than in others? Get the answer.

Does the Federal Government Offer Car Grants?

No. The federal government offers grants and financial assistance in many areas, but will not give you money to buy a car.

There are very few grants available to individuals, sometimes called “personal grants.” Most grants are awarded to universities, researchers, cities, states, counties and non-profit organizations. If you are searching for a grant, get more information on specific grants and funding opportunities in a particular field, Grants.gov put all the information you need in one place.

The best place to find money to help you and your family is Benefits.gov.

When looking for financial assistance, remember that there are differences between grants and loans. You are required to pay back a loan, often with interest. You are not required to pay back a grant.

Your state’s human service or social service agency might also be able to provide financial assistance or refer you to local community organizations for help.

Still waiting for your federal tax refund? You can find out when to expect it by checking its status.

10 Tips for Managing Money During Life’s Big Moments

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Making financial decisions can be confusing and overwhelming, to the point that you do nothing to prepare for your financial future. But this Financial Literacy Month, we’re helping you understand finance basics so you can make money decisions with confidence.

Step one was understanding your credit.

Step two was planning and preparing for retirement.

Step three is learning how to manage your money wisely to prepare for major life events like going to college, buying a house or having a baby. No matter where you are in life these tools can help you:

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