It’s about a week later but state lawmakers approved the 2022 state budget. The $212 billion spending plan allocates close to $30 billion for schools and nearly that much for investments in the green economy. It also includes funding to subsidize broadband internet for low-income families. More than $2 billion goes to workers unemployed due to COVID-19 but who are ineligible for state and federal benefits due to their immigration status. The state’s highest earners will see a surcharge added to their income tax.

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These money-saving tips—from finding discounts to simple changes to your daily habits—can come in handy whether you have a specific savings goal, want to stash away cash for retirement, or just want to pinch pennies. It’s never too late to be more financially savvy. Read on to learn more about how you can start saving now. [From: 25 ways you could be saving money today]