Coronavirus: Update On Stimulus Checks, Where To Find Financial Relief

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A store closed sign on Dick's Sporting Goods
A sign is seen on the door outside Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday April 15, 2020, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Many retailers are closed. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Morry Gash/AP Photo

Some Americans have received federal stimulus checks through the CARES Act. Some have not. We get an update on the coronavirus relief payments. Then, as the economy enters a recession and many have lost income we discuss avenues for financial relief and what managing money looks like when your situation changes.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Michelle Singletary Guest
  • Sara Rathner Guest

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