Pandemic playbook: 7-step checklist to improve your finances in quarantine

Jonathan I. Shenkman •

The past several months have been a difficult time for the many people across the country battling the global Covid-19 pandemic. The impacts reached almost every person, from essential employees and those who contracted the virus, to the general population sheltering in place to minimize the spread of the disease. Being stuck at home has


4 steps couples can take to prevent conflict when one partner is a spender and the other is a saver

Julia Naftulin •
Business Insider

Money has a way of driving rifts in relationships, especially romantic ones. A study of 4,500 couples even found that money-related arguments were the most intense fights couples had, no matter their income or debt levels. “Arguments about money are the top predictor for divorce because it happens at all levels,” lead researcher Sonya Britt, assistant


Has your unemployment assistance ended or been reduced? Here are 3 ways to manage your money and stay afloat

Malik S. Lee •
Business Insider

The pandemic of 2020 has created nothing but chaos on all fronts. Whether your concerns are focused on how COVID-19 poses an extreme danger to our seniors, unprecedented unemployment rates, the feasibility of students learning full-time online, or what the long-term impacts of government-stimulated growth might look like, there’s no shortage of reasons to feel