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 18, 2013

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Saving for a Bright Future

Written by Guest Blogger | April 15, 2019

Kristin Hendricks, a single mother from Texas, understands the importance of saving money and following a tight budget. She decided to make saving money a priority when she gave birth to her son.

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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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From Overwhelmed to In Control

Written by | September 12, 2019

In 2017 Debi felt overwhelmed. Her credit cards were maxed, and she wasn't exactly sure how to handle it. When asked how her credit issues started, her answer sounded like many Savers that we've spoken to: making too many impulse purchases. “I was driven by feelings like ‘That sounds good,’ or ‘I am too tired to cook.’” Then she attended a university extension program that introduced her to America Saves. That’s where she heard the tip that set her on her savings journey - stop accumulating debt.

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