Moving Past the COVID Chaos: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - August 22, 2020

August 22, 2020
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Today's Key Question:

Do you know how to use a trust to protect your assets - including cash value life insurance? 

See the article below from Cape Gazette.


"COVID-19 is crushing the architecture industry—but not in the ways you’d expect"

From Fast Company:

* Body-Lawson says one perhaps surprising building type has managed to survive the pandemic, at least in New York: affordable housing. But given the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on lower-income people, maybe it shouldn’t be surprising at all. “They are considered to be essential projects,” he says. “They were funded before the pandemic, so they are continuing.” He says other affordable housing projects that haven’t yet gotten city funding are likely to, later this year or early the next


"Impossible, Blue Bottle and Shake Shack: Big brands are trying everything to keep you eating and drinking their stuff at home"

From CNN Business:

* Big food and drink brands really want you to keep consuming what they make during the coronavirus pandemic, and they are coming up with some crafty ways to make it happen.

Impossible Foods became the latest major example of that on Monday. In an announcement shared exclusively with CNN Business, the company said it would start allowing restaurants in Hong Kong to resell their burgers in bulk directly to customers. 


"A Public Health Doctor's 10,000-Foot Take on COVID-19"

From American Thinker:

* The mission of public health is to recommend policies and utilize procedures to ensure the health of a population and keep leaders from getting fired — or voted out of office.  Ensuring a thriving economy and environment free of violence is the responsibility of civilian government authorities.  This clearly implies that public health recommendations and policies are inherently political, and we are living with the repercussions of this reality now more than ever.  As a physician who has completed residency training and board certification in both emergency medicine and preventive medicine/public health, and been practicing for over 20 years in military and civilian organizations, what follows is my high-altitude take on our current COVID-19 crisis.


"Using a trust to protect assets from long-term care costs"

From Cape Gazette:

* Other assets, like cash accounts or life insurance policies with cash value, can be transferred to an asset-protection trust too.


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