Beating COVID-19: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - April 2, 2020

April 02, 2020
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"The Private Sector's Heartening Response to COVID-19"

From Reason:


* Creativity and selflessness are on display everywhere.

* "It's easy to feel depressed and scared these days. News about the impact and death toll of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is constant. Government responses have been chaotic, ranging from near-indifference to suddenly shutting down the economy, with politicians offering to pay for everything.

Yet we shouldn't lose sight of the exceptional vitality that the private sector is demonstrating during this mess. It will make a difference, so cheer up!"



"Apply for the Small Business Paycheck Protection Program"

From Job creators Network:


* The Treasury Department has released details about how small businesses can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program—which provides $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses. The program gives small business entrepreneurs a lifeline amid the public health emergency. Apply beginning April 3, 2020.



"COVID-19 Deaths May Not Do Much to Life Insurers' Earnings: Securities Analyst"

From Think Advisor:


* At this point, he says, his base assumption is that the current pandemic will end up being more like the terrible “Asian flu” pandemic of 1957, rather than like the catastrophic 1918 pandemic.