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Assessing the state of and options for your business during COVID-19 fallout

C.J. Marwitz •
BenefitsPro
AntonioGuillem

In these days of “unprecedented times,” during which American businesses have been hit hard by COVID-19, business owners are struggling to determine how to be proactive and arm themselves for the economic threats that are still to come. Following is guidance based on my experience as a Chapter 11 bankruptcy attorney representing businesses and creditors

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3 financial steps to take before the next COVID-19 downturn

Megan Gorman •
Forbes

Americans are exhausted after almost five months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their lives have been turned upside down and this includes their finances as well. Even though this has been a long journey, there is still a long way to go until we return to a more normal world. A recent Bankrate survey found 76% of adults are

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Microbusinesses could be the key to surviving the COVID-19 recession

STEVEN MELENDEZ •
Co. Create
Prostock-Studio

People’s online microbusinesses and side hustles might be helping their hometowns’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study by the web-hosting company GoDaddy suggests. That includes people such as Nashville-based Chef Zach Sass, who was laid off as a result of virus-related restaurant closures. As a stopgap, he started a coronavirus-era business as a

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5 simple steps to determine if you should refinance when mortgage rates are low

Liz Frazier •
Forbes

With COVID-19 creating havoc and uncertainty within our economy, mortgage rates are hitting historic lows. According to Freddie Mac, the national average rate dropped earlier this month to an all-time low 2.98%. In fact, Mortgage News Daily recently reported that the average reached a seemingly impossible 2.87%. When homeowners are bombarded with news about “record-low

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