Financial Resources during the Coronavirus Pandemic

In these uncertain times, it helps to be prepared.  We've put together a list of financial resources and information relevant to the coronavirus that may help you in this time of need.  We will continue to update this list as we find new resources:

Telecommunication Companies

Via the "Keep Americans Connected Pledge" facilitated by the FCC, a long and growing list of telecommunications providers have agreed to the following:  

  1. not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic;
  2. waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and
  3. open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them.

See the full list of pledges here

Gas & Electric Utilities

Side Gigs

See our complete and updated side gig directory here.

Food

Banking

Bank actions to assist customers vary by institution and depend on a customer’s individual circumstances. They include but are not limited to fee waivers; deferred payments for credit cards, auto loans and mortgages; loan modifications; low-rate and zero-rate loans and other accommodations.  You can find your bank's mitigation efforts here.

Unemployment

Each state operates its own unemployment insurance program.  The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19.  You can find more information about your state's unemployment benefits here.

Taxes

The filing deadline for taxes has been extended to July 15th.  More details can be found on IRS announcement.

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