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It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2021, since it feels like we just crawled out of the smoking crater that was 2020. In terms of personal finance, the pandemic was worse than the 2008 financial crisis for most Americans, affecting everything including employment, retirement savings, and the cost of living.

In 2021, much of Lifehacker’s personal finance coverage is still related to the economic fallout from the pandemic, offering tips and advice on how to best navigate the tax credits, relief programs, and the economic uncertainty of a still-shaky economic recovery. Here’s a look at our most useful posts that can still save you money.