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How to Apply for Small Business Loans Under the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

The aid package provides $349 billion to guarantee loans to small businesses. Here’s how it will work based on the bill approved by the Senate. Small businesses have been hit hard. PHOTO: KHOLOOD EID FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL WASHINGTON—The sweeping coronavirus aid package set for a House vote Friday provides $349 billion for the Small Business…

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What’s in the $2 Trillion Senate Coronavirus Bill

How households, businesses, taxes and more are affected by the package The stimulus package adds $27 billion to an emergency fund that could give a boost to dozens of projects by pharmaceutical companies and academic groups developing drugs and vaccines against coronavirus. Here, people carry donated boxes of N95 masks. PHOTO: JERRY HOLT/STAR TRIBUNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS The $2…

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Your Money Coronavirus Questions, Answered

COVID-19 has taken over our newsfeeds, our group chats, and our thoughts. Chances are it’s also impacting what your office looks like (hint: it might feature your bed), how your investments are doing, and eventually the interest rates on your savings and loans. That’s a lot to keep up with. So we Skimm’d answers to…

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How to Save More Money Now

The Story While you’re doing your part to help flatten the curve (and catching up on TV you’ve missed since 2015), try kicking your savings into high gear. Tell me more. Uncertain times like these are why emergency funds are a thing. They can save the day if you lose your income or get an unexpected bill. Spend some…

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Common-sense investing insights we forget during stock-market panics

Many people seem to invest rationally, until the going gets tough. Then we often throw our reasoning out the window while making a mad dash for the exits. It shouldn’t be like that. Here are some common-sense reminders that are worth heeding during volatile stretches in the stock market like now, with coronavirus anxiety seemingly everywhere.…

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Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now

Politicians, Community Leaders and Business Leaders: What Should You Do and When? Updated on 3/12/2020. Now reflects an update on containment vs. mitigation strategies. Translations at the bottom. This article has received 7 million views in the last 24h. With everything that’s happening about the Coronavirus, it might be very hard to make a decision…

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Don’t Let The ‘CoronaCrash’ Mess Up Your Retirement

GETTY Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the markets. The Dow Jones has just experienced one of the quickest bear markets in history. Does that mean we’ll see one of the quickest recoveries? Does “quick” even matter in the long run? If the sudden return of dramatic volatility concerns you, you’re not alone. “When the market…

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