Beating COVID-19: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - May 10, 2020

May 10, 2020
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"Small Business Stories"

From Job Creators Network:

* The new Paycheck Protection Program, part of the CARES Act, has extended a lifeline to small businesses. Small business owners are sharing their stories. These are the voices of Main Street.


"How natural gas is withstanding the energy market collapse"

From Washington Examiner:

* Coming out of this pandemic, it will give a lot of countries for the first time the opportunity to look at natural gas as a viable component of their longer-term energy future,” Meyer said. 


"Buffett: Don't Bet Against "American Magic""

From Wealth Advisor:

* "We've faced great problems in the past, haven't faced this exact problem – in fact we haven't really faced anything that quite resembles this problem," Buffett said in a lengthy speech on the country's economic history.

* "But we faced tougher problems, and the American miracles, American magic has always prevailed and it will do so again."

*"We are now a better country, as well as an incredibly more wealthy country, than we were in 1789.... We got a long ways to go but we moved in the right direction," he said, referencing the abolition of slavery and women's suffrage.

* "Never bet against America."


"A Multi-Risk SIR Model with Optimally Targeted Lockdown"

From National Bureau of Economic Research:

* Overall, targeted policies that are combined with measures that reduce interactions between groups and increase testing and isolation of the infected can minimize both economic losses and deaths in our model.


"Laboratories of democracy are charting our path out of lockdowns"

From Washington Examiner:

* We have consistently called for an approach that takes public health into account but also recognizes the vital importance of economic health and human freedom. Without a vaccine or significant medical breakthrough, the near- and medium-term future is one in which we will all have to adapt and accept greater safeguards and more stringent disciplines in the way we interact with each other. But life has to return to some semblance of normal. By acting as laboratories of democracy, states are allowing the nation to find out how it can best do that.

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