FINANCIAL STRATEGIES First QUARTER 2020

 

AFM NEWS & NOTES

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MARKET UPDATE FIRST QUARTER 2020

The economy and markets are now driven by reactions to the spread of the coronavirus and the government’s policy response. Although there are indeed signs of improvement, current conditions remain challenging and are likely to get worse before they get better. As investors, we need to remain focused on the long term. The coronavirus crisis is just the latest in a long line of events that will ultimately be overcome, but it is impossible to know how and when. Read More >>

 


 

HOW THE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (CARES) ACT OF 2020 CAN AFFECT YOU

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 is an estimated $2 trillion package that includes a wide range of provisions for both loans and outright rebate payments or tax credits aimed at helping individuals, businesses, healthcare entities, and state and local governments meet short-term cash flow demands. Here are some highlights that could affect your personal financial situation. Read More >>

 


 

THE PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM: OFFERING FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) includes several small business-focused provisions designed to allow businesses to retain employees and to help them pay expenses during this difficult time. If you are a small business owner or self-employed in need of financial support, here’s what you should know. Read More >>

 


 

EMERGENCY FUNDS: PREPARING FOR THE UNEXPECTED

Many people don’t understand the importance of establishing and maintaining an emergency fund until it’s too late. Are you financially prepared for a leaky roof? How about a broken-down car? If you lost your job, how long would you be able to support yourself and your family until you got a new one? The coronavirus crisis is a perfect example of how the unexpected can seemingly come out of nowhere, and why getting your personal finances in order is so important. Read More >>