Beating COVID-19: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - May 1, 2020

May 01, 2020
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"State Insurance Departments Issue Guidance to Life and P&C Insurers Concerning COVID-19 (Updated #2)"

From JDSupra:

* State insurance departments across the country are continuing to provide guidance in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Faegre Drinker has aggregated a list of current guidance from state departments of insurance requesting accommodations for non-payment of premium with respect to COVID-19.


"Harvard University Online Courses"

From Harvard University:

* FREE ONLINE COURSES--Looking to learn a new skill or subject? Look no further. Harvard has released many online courses for free. These courses are completed over multiple weeks and range in topic health and medicine to humanities to computer programming.


"Five Steps To Help Lead Your Business Through A Crisis"

From Forbes:

* When facing hardship, leaders cannot shirk their responsibilities and simply wait for the crisis to pass. Rather, they must lead with strength and determination. They must be willing to take decisive action and guide their businesses and employees into the future, even if they lack the certainty of what exactly the future looks like.

* The following are five steps you can consider implementing to help you lead your business through a crisis in order to survive, adapt and thrive.


"Fund to Help the Survivors of Workers Who Die Fighting COVID-19"

From Think Advisor:

* The Cigna Foundation and the New York Life Foundation have started a new fund, the Brave of Heart Fund, that will support the survivors of men and women who die fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. 

* The fund will provide monetary grants for the families of doctors, nurses, technicians, orderlies, cafeteria workers, custodians, volunteers, and others who lose their lives while working to protect others against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19 pneumonia, heart problems and kidney problems.


 "The IMF says governments should consider new wealth taxes to raise cash from the rich as coronavirus slams the global economy"

From Business Insider:

* In recent years, the IMF has shifted its focus and recommended policies aimed at reducing inequality.


SK comment: 

Milking the rich to promote ”income equality” is cruel and immoral.

Worst of all, it robs the people getting handouts of the dignity of making something out of themselves.


It is sad that the IMF has turned itself into a tool for socialist propaganda.

If they really cared about the material quality of life of the “disadvantaged,” they would promote free enterprise.


Then they would get “opportunity equality” in that everyone would be able to become rich.

Best of all, they would become “spiritually rich” through the dignity of making something out of themselves.



Here's a short video from Steve on how you can purchase insurance in these changing times....Watch Here