Column: Spend or hoard? Fate of forced savings could define pandemic recovery – Mike Dolan

(The author is editor-at-large for finance and markets at Reuters News. Any views expressed here are his own) FILE PHOTO: George Washington is seen with printed medical mask on... Read more »

Fear, sticker shock over health insurance greet laid-off workers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you were laid off in April, the health insurance from your job may stop at the end of the month. Then what? FILE PHOTO:... Read more »

Your Money: Stimulus check confusion? Common questions, answered

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a little over a year, when Americans file their 2020 tax returns, much of what is going on with coronavirus-linked stimulus payments will finally... Read more »

Your Money: Why you might be afraid to spend your stimulus check

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you got your stimulus payment this week from the IRS and it is still in your account, are you afraid to spend it? FILE... Read more »

Your Money: Get aid or go bust? Small businesses face dilemma

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sara Pauly is not one of those small business owners scrambling to fill out paperwork for part of the more than $350 billion in government... Read more »

Your Money: Make a big impact with your COVID-19 charity dollars

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Rachel Baron wanted to give back to her community affected by COVID-19, her first thought was to help local emergency room doctors. So the... Read more »

Your Money: Freelancers have ‘perfect storm’ of anxiety because of COVID-19

NEW YORK(Reuters) – The crisis posed by COVID-19 is worrisome enough for full-time employees. Imagine life as a freelancer. FILE PHOTO: A women sits alone on a park bench... Read more »

Your money: How to adjust your autopay spending during the coronavirus pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Coronavirus lockdowns might have caught a lot of people by surprise last month, but with April’s new billing cycle, it is time for cash-strapped Americans... Read more »

YOUR MONEY: How to apply past financial lessons to today’s coronavirus crisis

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When the world feels like it is ending, it can be comforting to look to history and see that such global convulsions have happened before... Read more »

Pay for cleaners, babysitters and dogwalkers hangs in the balance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lily Reiche has lost nearly half of her dogwalking clients in Los Angeles because of California’s coronavirus stay-at-home order. Of the 40 or so accounts... Read more »