Beating COVID-19: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - May 31, 2020

May 31, 2020
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Today's Key Question:

Do government officials have the right to criminalize legal actions in a health crisis? The report below from Reason says 'no'. What do you think?


"Merrill Lynch Head Predicts Bull Market For Financial Advice After Covid-19 Stock Selloff"

From Wealth Advisor:

* Sieg: If you weren't ready with technology and platforms coming into the crisis, you can't build them overnight or on the fly. This is where investments over the last decade paid off with the ability to have remote access for more than 20,000 people ready and operating flawlessly.

We know this matters because clients are telling us. Our daily tracking of client satisfaction is up significantly. Given volatility and the market decline in March, it's easy to imagine people being less satisfied, but they are more satisfied. We are also bringing in new clients even in this work-from-home posture. Over the last six weeks, we've averaged over 1000 new households weekly. People need advice in this environment. The value of an advisor relationship is clearer today than in normal, calm times.


"Three weeks after opening, Georgia business owners chart their own course forward"

From CNN:

Three weeks later, business owners like Shera are continuing to carve their own paths forward, tweaking their business models to earn the trust of their customers while keeping their employees and patrons healthy.


 "Saving, investing and cutting back: 3 smart money moves Americans are making amid COVID-19"

FromUSA Today:

* Here are a few smart moves they've been making during the crisis.


"Rave-Ready Post-Coronavirus Suit: The Future Of Concerts?"

From Daily Voice:

* Inspired by true events, this hazmat suit of a costume aims to have club- and concert-goers “safely socialize in times of a pandemic” while looking like Comic Con gate crashers.


"A Pandemic Does Not Suspend the Rule of Law"

From Reason:

“This case was not simply a partisan spat. It raised the question of whether a single executive branch official can unilaterally criminalize heretofore legal behavior, based on nothing more than her own judgment of what is required to protect public health.”


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