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 | December 18, 2013

    Spend Less and Save More this Holiday Season: Make a Budget and a List. http://ow.ly/pXJka

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Another Dream Realized

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Starting Over

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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