On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The Act took effect April 1, 2020, and it sunsets on December 31, 2020. These FAQs are intended to answer many of the questions you might have as you try to comply with this complicated emergency legislation and to provide sick or leave pay to your affected employees. Read More
We are living in interesting, uncertain times. The world and the media maintain that we need to be full of fear and doubt; worried about our future. And, I understand these are real emotions.
Did you get your information in the minute the flood gates opened or did your shirt get caught in the door as it shut? We heard from many of you, needing assistance, complete feeling of helplessness, doing your best to survive. While we cannot go back and fix that process for you, we can help to minimize the stress of knowing where to turn for guidance with your financials in the future.
Whether you’re working at home, at the office or not able to work at all, it is all causing a new and unrelenting stress factor in our lives. We can never have too many tips for reducing stress and learning about the positive effects of Mindfulness…
The Coronavirus pandemic has led to a significant amount of change in 2020. The way people live, work, interact and just about everything else has been affected. In the news and press conferences there have been several references to extending the tax deadline and you may be wondering what that means for you or your business. The information below will break down the changes to tax filing due dates for individuals, businesses and other entities. However, there are several other considerations and implications that these due date changes bring that you should be aware of.
With some states beginning to loosen COVID-19 restrictions and open up their economy, will your business be ready? What are your plans for recovery? Here are a few marketing items to work on NOW, so your business will be ready when the government says “go!”
As the situation with COVID-19 or the Coronavirus progresses, I want to reach out to ensure you are presented with helpful information during this time of confusion. One of the offerings for care that the federal and state governments as well as health insurance carriers and providers have promoted is Telehealth.
Companies are scrambling to respond as the coronavirus, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19, spreads around the world. As businesses evaluate how they can weather this storm while stopping the spread of the Coronavirus and treating their employees respectfully, there are some significant variances to know in regards to potentially downsizing your workforce. Read More
During these days of dealing with COVID-19, some have said “social” distancing is critical. I contend we should be practicing physical distancing, but it is crucial that you find ways to still socialize. I understand and encourage everyone to practice the distance guidelines set by our health care officials. Here are several ideas to keep up on your socializing!
In 1859, Charles Dickins wrote “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times”. Could he have possibly been talking about the year 2020? How could our world change so quickly – from a booming, thriving economy with a record high stock market and low unemployment rate, to a weakened state of job loss and business closures. And as bad as this is, it pales in comparison to the severe health issues and loss of life we are experiencing caused by the horrific Coronavirus.
For today’s homebuyer, mortgages are cheaper than ever. The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.29% in early March, the lowest level recorded in almost 50 years. And 15-year mortgage rates came in even lower, averaging a mere 2.79%.
As warmer weather arrives and households tackle spring cleaning to-dos, it is the perfect time to bring a simplified approach to your finances and “clean house.” Here are considerations for how to “spring clean” your finances: