Coronavirus Special Features

Safety Tips for Taking a Road Trip This Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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Financial Planner: Borrowing From 401K Better Than Maxing Credit Cards

Ed Gjertsen, Certified Financial Planner Mack Investment Securities in Chicago, told the WBBM Noon Business Hour that the first coronavirus relief bill allows people to borrow against their 401K without penalty for amounts up to $100,000.
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TSA Announces New Security Screening Procedures to Contain Virus Spread

The Transportation Security Administration released on Thursday morning a handful of new procedural changes for air travelers in light of the coronavirus pandemic and as domestic air travel experiences an uptick.
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CDC Releases Guidelines For Reopening Public Pools

As restrictions ease up across the country and the weather heats up, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidelines for reopening pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds. Find out everything you need to know!
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Could the Financial Impacts of COVID-19 Last Until Late 2021?

The economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt all over the country. In an interview with CBS’s ‘Face the Nation,’ Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve said the effects of COVID-19 could ‘stretch’ well into 2021.
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Can’t Afford Your Mortgage During COVID-19? Here Are 3 Relief Options for Homeowners

If you are a homeowner finding it challenging to keep up with your mortgage during the pandemic, here are some options for managing your home loan.
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Is It Safe to Go to the Beach This Summer? 6 Tips to Protect Yourself and Others

With summer fast approaching, people are looking to squeeze in some fun in the sun on the beach, but is it safe amid the coronavirus pandemic? Experts weighed in on how to enjoy the beach this summer. Read more.
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How Does Coronavirus Affect Your Taxes?

While funds are essential to Americans hit by the COVID-19 crisis, there are still tax ramifications for different forms of relief that people are tapping to stay afloat during the pandemic.
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5 Powerful Stories From Nurses on the Front Lines of COVID-19

To show appreciation for the sacrifices they’ve made during coronavirus, these are remarkable stories of nurses who’ve fought on the front lines of the deadly pandemic.
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Who Qualifies for the Newly Proposed $1,200 Stimulus Check?

A newly proposed $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill seeks to provide additional financial benefits to Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. The 1,800 page package includes aid for local governments, essential workers, and individual Americans.
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