How the Last Shutdown Affected Federal Workers’ Household Finances

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  • How the Last Shutdown Affected Federal Workers’ Household Finances
    How the Last Shutdown Affected Federal Workers’ Household Finances

    Unpaid mortgages, burned savings, food bank visits — those were some of the consequences for workers during the longest U.S. government shutdown that ended last month, according to Prudential Financial Inc. More than a quarter of federal employees missed a mortgage or rent payment during the shutdown, while 49 […]

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