The holidays have left without a trace. Well, almost. Long after the decorations have come down, you still have debt hanging around.
Don’t let it put a damper on your year. Here’s what you can do to take control of your holiday debt.
ATLANTA (AP) — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s eldest son condemned federal lawmakers over their inaction.
(RNS) — In addition to Martin Luther King Day, residents of the state of Illinois will also celebrate the legacy of boxer Muhammad Ali for the first time on Monday (Jan. 17). The state-wide holiday in honor of America’s most famous Muslim American comes roughly five years after Ali died at the age of 74 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Officially, NBA players began participating in games that were scheduled to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986 when the federal holiday commemorating the civil-rights leader was observed for the first time.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia’s oldest city is postponing its Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade, with organizers citing a spike in coronavirus cases and the threat of the highly infectious omicron variant.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans overlooked shortages, spiking prices and uncertainty over the omicron variant to break spending records during the critical holiday shopping season. But figures released Friday show that after spending robustly early in the holiday season, consumers sharply slowed their purchases from November to December.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are warning people to avoid travel during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend as another winter storm approaches the East Coast just days after a previous storm halted traffic on part of Interstate 95.