CARES Act 2020: What This Means for You – Newsletter

The new Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides relief for American individuals and businesses while impacting taxes, loans, and health insurance.  Take a look at our recent newsletter to see how our team breaks down what you need to know about the CARES Act.

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If I leave my company, can I take my life insurance policy with me?

If you leave your company, you can often continue your life insurance coverage with the same insurance company. The group life insurance contract under which you are insured may have a conversion privilege available to all employees who are insured under the employer’s group plan. A conversion privilege will be subject to certain conditions described […]

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Small Businesses Eligible for Numerous Relief Programs During COVID-19 Crisis, Not just PPP and EIDL

Throughout March 2020, as it became increasingly evident that the economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic would be both profound and prolonged, Congress passed several pieces of legislation with provisions to help small businesses shore up their coffers and keep employees on the payroll. Within a few weeks, initial funding for the two cornerstone programs,  […]

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Health Insurance Made Simple

Let’s face it–in today’s world, health insurance is a necessity. In fact,  most U.S. citizens and legal residents must have qualifying health insurance or face a penalty tax. Yet the cost of medical care is soaring higher every year, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult (and in some cases, impossible) to pay medical costs out of […]

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Receiving Unemployment Benefits

We are faced with an unprecedented time in our history.  COVID-19 has impacted us in ways unforeseen.  And for many, this is the first time they have found themselves without employment.  Below are answers to some common questions regarding unemployment benefits. Am I eligible? Although specific eligibility requirements vary from state to state, most states […]

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Health Insurance and COBRA: Sometimes You Can Take It with You

If you’re like most Americans, you count on your employer for health insurance coverage. But what would happen to your health insurance if you suddenly stopped working or no longer qualified for benefits? No one can predict the future. It’s possible that your company could lay you off or reduce your hours to part-time, your […]

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Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams

Fraudsters and scam artists are always looking for new ways to prey on consumers.  Now they are using the same tactics to take advantage of consumers’ heightened financial and health concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.  Federal, state, and local law enforcement have begun issuing warnings on the surge of coronavirus scams and how consumers can […]

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Coping with Market Volatility: Continuing to Invest May Help You Stay on Course

In the current market environment, the value of your holdings may be fluctuating widely — and it’s natural to feel tentative about further investment. But regularly adding to an account that’s designed for a long-term goal may cushion the emotional impact of market swings. If losses are offset even in part by new savings, the […]

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Federal Student Loan Borrowers Get Expanded Relief in CARES Act

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act, the largest economic stimulus bill in the history of the United States, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.1 Included in the legislation are new rules for student loan relief that supersede the rules that were announced only a week earlier by the Department of Education. For […]

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Government Acts to Blunt Financial Impact of Global Pandemic

On March 11, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was officially declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, and two days later President Trump declared a national emergency.1  The unknowns surrounding a new virus make it difficult to predict the potential human and economic toll, but unprecedented steps are being taken to help slow the […]

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