Money

5 Forms of Financial Help You May Qualify for During Coronavirus

While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Will Coronavirus Push Social Security to Insolvency by the End of the Decade?

Social Security benefits may be exhausted sooner rather than later, which will affect millions of current and future retirees in America. A new report believes funds may run out by 2029 due to COVID-19, countering the SSA’s report. Read more.
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Financial Planner: Borrowing From 401K Better Than Maxing Credit Cards

Ed Gjertsen, Certified Financial Planner Mack Investment Securities in Chicago, told the WBBM Noon Business Hour that the first coronavirus relief bill allows people to borrow against their 401K without penalty for amounts up to $100,000.
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Family Goes for a Drive and Finds $1 Million in Cash Lying in the Middle of the Road

What would you do if you found $1 million lying around in the middle of the road? One Virginia family decided to do the right thing and turn it in when they stumbled upon the massive amount of cash in the road. Read more now.
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You Can Finally Call the IRS About Your Stimulus Check

As stimulus checks are being sent to millions of people, many Americans still have unanswered questions about the status of their payments. The IRS has announced there is now a line taxpayers can call if they have questions about their checks.
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Millions of Coronavirus Stimulus Payments to Be Issued on Prepaid Debit Cards

The Treasury Department said on Monday that it will begin issuing some stimulus checks via prepaid debit cards in the mail. Find out why this new process is being used and when to expect yours.
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How to Help Those Who Are Unemployed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of Americans unemployed. As many people continue to be jobless, experts are sharing advice on how you can help them.
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Could the Financial Impacts of COVID-19 Last Until Late 2021?

The economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt all over the country. In an interview with CBS’s ‘Face the Nation,’ Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve said the effects of COVID-19 could ‘stretch’ well into 2021.
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Can’t Afford Your Mortgage During COVID-19? Here Are 3 Relief Options for Homeowners

If you are a homeowner finding it challenging to keep up with your mortgage during the pandemic, here are some options for managing your home loan.
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'COVID-19 Surcharge': Can Diners Expect Extra Fees on Restaurant Bills During the Pandemic?

A sushi restaurant in West Plains, Missouri, has recently added a ‘COVID-19 surcharge’ to help manage costs during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more about the response from customers and social media users.
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