COVID-19

November 17, 2020
You may be eligible for a stimulus check

[Updated as of October 2020] If you typically don’t file taxes, you have until November 21st, 2020 to fill out the IRS Non-Filer form in order to be sent your stimulus check. About 12 million Americans are still eligible to receive this $1,200 economic impact payment. For the past month, we’ve been asking SaverLife members…

November 15, 2020
Should I drain my emergency savings because of coronavirus?

First off, congratulations for having an emergency fund! Approximately 25% of Americans couldn’t cover an unexpected $400 bill, let alone a month of expenses. To answer the question of whether or not you should drain your emergency fund because of coronavirus, that all depends on your situation. Do you need to drain your emergency fund?…

November 06, 2020
What to Do If You Need Help Paying for Prescription Medicines

If you’ve ever been in the situation where you have to decide whether to pay for your prescription or put groceries on the table, you know how scary that can be. What many people don’t know is that there are several programs that can help you pay for those prescriptions. They are called Patient Assistance…

October 24, 2020
8 Tips for Financial Planning During an Economic Downturn

It’s difficult to create a solid financial plan when the economy is booming. Add an economic downturn and creating a financial plan can seem impossible. Here are eight tips for financial planning during a downturn that can help you stay the c...

November 10, 2020
3 Strategies to Stretch Your Food Dollars

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, you may have to stretch a lower income to cover regular expenses. If your income has been reduced or you have had a lot of unexpected expenses, having enough money to feed yourself and your family may be a challe...