COVID-19 Resources

Here is a list of savings resources to help during the Coronavirus crisis.

America Saves Articles

Pantry Shopping and Meal Planning Preparation Tips

7 Free Family Fun Ideas to Try While Sheltering in Place

Where To Get Financial Help During The COVID-19 Crisis

4 Steps to Spending Your Stimulus Check Wisely When You Don't Have An Emergency Fund

Stimulus Decision Tree

Download Decision Tree: PNG | PDF


Income Taxes

IRS Coronavirus tax relief extends payment/filing of taxes


 Financial Information

FINRA Foundation

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Coronavirus Financial Toolkit

FDIC | Receiving IRS Economic Impact Payments


Mortgage Relief

Mortgage Relief Tracker: This site tracks federal, state, and private mortgage relief programs.


Scams

FTC


Student Loans

Federal Student Aid – You may be able to temporarily stop making payments

 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 24, 2013

    Avoid any nasty surprises this #holiday season by budgeting for the "extras." http://ow.ly/COVDP

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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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Saving With My Boys

Written by | September 2, 2019

When Kelly was a kid, she loved the picture book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. In the story, a little girl lives in an apartment with her mother and grandmother. The little girl’s mother is a waitress and sole provider for their family. Together the family saves money by putting their change in a giant jar every day. They are saving for a big cushy chair for the little girl’s hard-working mother. Together with patience and diligence, they buy the mother a very comfy chair.

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | June 13, 2019

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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