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  YOUR MONEY: Cinco de Mayo deals

If you plan on carrying on with the typical Cinco de Mayo tradition you can save some money while celebrating

  LWC announces new verification program to help enhance fraud prevention

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has announced a new verification program that will start on Wednesday, May 5 that will enhance fraud prevention.

  YOUR MONEY: 5 things to buy in May

RetailMeNot.com shopping expert Sara Skirboll analyzed consumer data and shopping trends to find the five best things to buy in the month of May.

How your car’s color affects depreciation, resale value

Your car's color can have a significant effect on depreciation, according to a new analysis by the automotive research website iSeeCars.com.

  How to make the most of your money with tax returns, third stimulus checks

Tax returns have rolled in after the three rounds of stimulus checks that most of you already got.

  YOUR MONEY: IRS is holding millions of tax returns for manual processing

Many Americans are still waiting for their tax refunds because the IRS is holding 29 million tax returns for manual processing.

Action Jackson: Homeowner left with bill after delivery truck rips down powerlines

Homeowners on Teal Street in Baton Rouge say it’s normally pretty quiet, but that was not the case for these homeowners one morning in November 2020.

  Travel might not be the stress-reliever you hoped for in 2021

Even if you’re vaccinated, 2021 travel might not be the stress-reliever you’re hoping for. In many ways, travel has only become more stressful.

Louisiana Workforce Commission chief faces questions about unemployment payment issues

Louisiana Workforce Commission Chief Ava Dejoie says in addition to fraud, she’s dealing with a revolving door of workers.

  Better Business Bureau’s annual Shred Fest happening April 17

The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana will be hosting our 14th Annual Free Community Shred Fest on Saturday, April 17!

  How to submit an application for the EBR Rental Assistance Program

East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced her office is launching the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help provide financial relief to landlords and renters who have been impacted during the pandemic.

YOUR MONEY: Save money while planning a vacation

Now that vaccines are widely available you might feel safer going on that postponed trip. If you’re looking to plan a late spring or summer trip, RetailMeNot.com found some good deals to save you and your family some money.

  YOUR MONEY: Frontline workers eligible for HUD’s Good Neighbor Next Door program

If you’re a firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), law enforcement officer, or teacher, you could qualify for the Housing and Urban Development’s Good Neighbor Next Door program.

  YOUR MONEY: Think about retirement savings

Retirement savings took a hit during the pandemic. With more companies now hiring, and more people finding jobs, many Americans are able to start thinking about saving for retirement again.

  BBB warning about ‘tutors’ extorting students in homework helper scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning college and high school students who hire “tutors” to do their class assignments.


Balloon released planned to honor victims of triple homicide

1 dead in Iberville Parish crash

One person is dead following a crash in Iberville Parish according to Sheriff Brett Stassi.