COVID-19 News

Second stimulus check on top of the first stimulus check

Second Round of Stimulus Checks

When is the second stimulus check coming?  How much is the check for? Did President Trump promise more money in the second stimulus check? These are three of the most important questions Americans are asking now. The answers in brief (the envelope please) are: You’ll get your money from the extremely popular, long-promised second stimulus […]

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Image of the stimulus COVID-19 relief check distributed by President Trump

Stimulus Checks for COVID-19 Relief

The phrase “stimulus check” is second only to “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” as something to talk about these days and people are definitely talking. About 159 million Americans have received the $1,200 check promised by the federal government, but millions more are still waiting to get stimulated. The IRS estimated that another 30-35 million consumers are […]

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Second stimulus check being shredded

Republican Advisors Say No Need for Second Stimulus Check

Don’t plan on receiving and cashing a second COVID-19 stimulus check just yet. A group of 20 fiscal hawks, many of the close advisors to President Trump, sent Trump and  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a scathing letter that said in part: “… runaway government spending is the new virus afflicting (the economy).” The harshly-worded […]

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Nancy Pelosi at a podium

Details on the HEROES Act

Now that the $3-trillion HEROES Act has passed the House, the second stimulus check is all but guaranteed for Americans in need of financial help for COVID-19. But let’s get real: When will I see the second stimulus check in my mailbox or bank account? Will I get student loan forgiveness? Will pandemic unemployment be […]

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Business with closed sign applying for paycheck protection program

Paycheck Protection Program

While Governors in several states are trying to crack open the door on the shuttered U.S. economy, the news from two key elements of a would-be revival – employment and money to pay small business workers – is still not good. The COVID-19 pandemic had another 3.8 million workers file for unemployment in the week […]

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Fact or Fiction: Debt Relief in the Time of Coronavirus

Fact or Fiction: Debt Relief in the Time of Coronavirus

Truth, they say, is the first casualty of war. And on March 13, President Donald Trump put America on a war footing. We’re coming for you, coronavirus. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden and flanked by heavy hitters from Big Pharma and its retailers, Trump declared a national emergency. We’ll let medical science handle […]

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