Moving Past the COVID Chaos: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020
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Today's Key Question: 

Many people are now thinking more seriously about buying life insurance since the pandemic hit. Are you wondering if you should?

See the article below from Nerd Wallet to find out.


"The Fed will begin purchasing companies' bonds to make it cheaper for them to borrow"

From USA Today:

* The Federal Reserve said Monday it will begin purchasing corporate bonds as part of a previously-announced plan to ensure companies can borrow through the bond market during the pandemic.


"Experts on how to stay emotionally connected while socially distant

Remote work might be the new norm. This is how managers and experts stay connected to their teams"

From Fast Company:

* With some companies encouraging employees to stay home until 2021 and beyond, a big question is how to keep employees engaged and emotionally connected.


"Take care of what matters most"

From Nerd Wallet:

* NerdWallet recommends life insurance if anyone depends on you financially. This includes parents, homeowners with a mortgage, business owners and others.

For many people, the best option is term life insurance, which lasts for a limited time. Others may need permanent insurance, which doesn’t expire as long as premiums are paid.


"In the wake of George Floyd's killing, let's revisit government immunity"

From Washington Examiner:

SK comment: Wouldn’t it be great to be able to hold government officials accountable for their mishandling of the pandemic - especially those governors who dumped sick people into nursing homes? 

* In the days following the tragic death of George Floyd, millions of protesters have called for wide-ranging reforms. After years of tireless advocacy by organizations such as the Cato Institute, policymakers are finally focused on issues such as unfair “qualified immunity” protections for police officers. It’s next to impossible for officers, and government employees in general, to be held legally responsible for actions taken on the job, even if they result in needless death and suffering. Although the abolition of qualified immunity is a top priority, the conversation shouldn’t end there. States and government agencies are largely shielded from legal liability of any sort, creating a disturbing array of unintended consequences. Now is the time to roll back government immunity and hold irresponsible officials, agencies, and states accountable in a court of law.


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