Tag: COVID-19


Don't Toss Your Junk Mail It May Be Your Stimulus Payment

Don’t Toss That Junk Mail – It Might be Your Stimulus Payment

Four million Americans are receiving their Economic Impact Payment in the form of a prepaid debit card – and many are mistaking it for junk mail. Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began sending out Economic Impact Payments (EIP) as prepaid debit cards. The cards arrive in plain white…

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What Should I Do with My Stimulus Check?

The stimulus checks promised in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act have been landing in checking accounts and mailboxes around the country. The $1,200 granted to most middle class adults is a welcome relief during these financially trying times. Many recipients may be wondering: What is the best way to use this…

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Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Scams

Protect Yourself from Scams During the COVID-19 Crisis

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many that are facing challenges, both financial and otherwise. Unfortunately, these challenges have created opportunities for fraudsters to prey on those who are scared or in need. Here are some of the COVID-19 related scams we are seeing, along with some tips on how to reduce your…

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Prioritizing Bills During a Financial Crunch

A Guide to Prioritizing Bills During a Financial Crunch

Our vibrant, animated country has been put on pause. Busy thoroughfares are now empty of pedestrians and previously crowded malls are eerily vacant, as millions of Americans shelter in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Forced leave of work has left many wondering if and when they’ll receive their next paycheck.

Beware COVID-19 Cure Scams

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across the planet, the race to find a cure has taken on desperate urgency. Pharmaceutical companies and researchers around the world are scrambling to find a way to stop the virus and to immunize people against becoming infected.