It is notoriously difficult to get into schools like Yale and Stanford, but some parents felt like they had found a way around it. A bribery scandal recently broke in the news, showing that many parents essentially bought their kids' way into prestigious schools all over the country.
If you lost a lot of money due to investing in a program that was unsuccessful, you could be facing financial difficulties that have changed the way you live your life. You might be struggling financially to the point that you are considering filing for bankruptcy. In addition, you may worry about losing your home or facing other consequences due to debt that has accumulated.
Taxes are due April 15th. Although many people have worried about receiving reduced tax refunds this year, data actually shows the average taxpayer has gotten more. The average refund check so far is $3,068, which is a 0.7 percent increase from last year.
Most people are familiar with presidential pardons. However, governors of states also have the power to award pardons under certain circumstances. In December of 2018, New York governor Andrew Cuomo provided clemency to 29 felons. Many of them faced deportation, but now they can remain in the country.