COVID-19

January 22, 2021
Beyond the Check: How the Second Stimulus Bill Will Benefit You

There has been a ton of news coverage about the second round of stimulus payments. Whether or not you’ve received a stimulus check, there’s more to the bill that could potentially benefit you. You probably don’t have time to read the 500+ pages of legislation, so we’ve done that for you. This post is a…

January 13, 2021
Have You Received Your Second Stimulus Payment Yet?

If you’re like most people, the word stimulus makes you perk up your ears these days. Perhaps you’ve either already received or eagerly await that much-needed payment, which will arrive by a deposit in your bank account, a check in the mail, or an Economic Impact Payment Card.  With the second stimulus bill now in…

December 28, 2020
How to Re-Imagine Your Disposable Income During a Recession

The biggest threat to your finances during a recession is a reduction or loss of income. Seemingly disposable income now may be a lifeline to keep you from eviction, foreclosure, or repossession. So if you’re doing okay right now, it’s a good time to fortify your financial foundation. If anything in your financial picture changes,…

December 01, 2020
What Is a Recession and How Do I Prepare for One?

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is the organization that decides if the US is in a recession. They define a recession as “a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and lasts more than a few months....

January 12, 2021
Am I Eligible for the Second Stimulus Check?

Just before 2020 ended and 2021 began, President Trump signed a second pandemic relief bill. This bill included a second round of stimulus checks, or Economic Impact Payments, that will be sent to Americans under certain income thresholds in the co...