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NEW SURVEY: 50% of Parents with Student Loan Debt Say if Payment Pause Ended, They Would Be Unable to Meet Basic Financial Needs

Parents With Student Debt Say If President Biden Forgave $50k in Student Loans it Would Make ‘Huge Difference’ To Their Families; Say Debt Cancellation Would Encourage Them to Support Democrats in the 2022 Midterm Elections August 9, 2022 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit organization representing more than 3m parents and families across the United …

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Survey Reveals Families in Serious Financial Crisis With Rising Prices and No Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments in Sight

9 out of 10 Parents are Finding it Harder to Make Ends Meet  45% of Respondents Struggling to Feed Families Said They’ve Skipped Meals so Their Kids Can Eat May 10, 2022 – According to a new survey of 500 parents from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent advocacy group, the combination of rising prices due to inflation and the end …

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New Survey Shows Middle and Low Income Parents Struggling To Find Child Care They Can Afford: As a Result, 62% of Respondents Had to Cut Back on Work Hours

New Data Shows Dire Need for Affordable Child Care and Universal Preschool, 2 Years into Pandemic According to a new survey of parents of kids under 5 from ParentsTogether Action, a family advocacy nonprofit with more than 3 million members nationwide, families are struggling to find reliable child care, often having to either make tradeoffs on other expenses or sacrifice …

New Survey Reveals Rising Family Poverty and Child Hunger As Second Month without the Expanded Child Tax Credit Approaches

According to ParentsTogether Action, 1 in 5 Parents Say Since Checks Stopped, They Haven’t Been Able to Afford Enough Food; 22% of Respondents Say They Can No Longer Meet Their Family’s Basic Needs 89% of Parents Responded It Was Important For Monthly Child Check Payments to Start Up Again February 10, 2022 — According to a new survey from ParentsTogether …

Days Before Final Child Tax Credit Payment, Results of New Survey From Parents Group Prompt Dire Warning of Family Poverty and Child Hunger if Payments Don’t Continue

81% of Respondents Say it is “Extremely Important” for Their Families that Child Checks Continue Past This Year, Up from 73% in September 1 in 3 Say If Checks Stop, They Won’t be Able to Afford Enough Food December 13, 2021 — ParentsTogether Action, a family advocacy nonprofit with more than 2.5 million members nationwide, released the results of a …

New National Survey of Parents Reveals Overwhelming Support for Extension of the New Child Tax Credit, 64% Say They are Less Anxious About Finances Thanks to CTC

73% of Respondents Said it was “Extremely Important” for Their Families for Child Checks to Continue Past This Year Politically Popular: 61% More likely to Vote for Politicians who Support the Extension of Monthly Payments October 5, 2021 — According to a new survey of American parents released by ParentsTogether Action, a family advocacy organization representing 2.5 million parents from …

New Survey of West Virginia Parents Reveals Overwhelming Support for New Child Tax Credit Monthly Payments, 8 of 10 Families Say the Policy Makes “Huge Difference”

85% of Respondents Said it was “Extremely Important” for Their Families for Child Checks to Continue Past This Year 75% Disagree With Senator Manchin’s Proposed Work Requirement, Say They Will be More Likely to Vote for Him if He Supports CTC Expansion  September 29, 2021  — According to a new survey of West Virginia parents released by ParentsTogether Action, a …

NEW SURVEY: 90% of Parents Receiving the Child Tax Credit Said Funds Were Helpful or Made a Huge Difference In Their Families’ Lives

56% of Parents say Payments Reduced Financial Anxiety, 78% Immediately Spent Funds to Help With Housing, Utilities, Food Costs, Activities for Kids  Survey Finds Majority of Parents, Even Those Not Eligible to Receive the Child Tax Credit, Want to See Payments Continued August 10, 2021 — Ahead of the second monthly child tax credit payment to parents and caregivers across …