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How to get help paying your credit card bills and mortgage if you’ve been laid off because of the coronavirus outbreak
Consumers can get relief from payments and fees during the public-health crisis — but that help doesn’t necessarily come automatically.
As the British government struggles with its coronavirus response, local communities get battle-ready
Thousands of citizen-led groups have sprung across the country as neighbors come together to offer support to people during the coronavirus outbreak
‘Housing is health care’: Some homeowners and renters will get a financial break during the coronavirus pandemic
The Department of Housing and Urban Development, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have suspended evictions to curb the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate Democrats say IRS should let taxpayers postpone filing until July 15 because of ‘economic turmoil’ of coronavirus
The IRS recently changed the payment deadline to July 15, but taxpayers are still supposed to file their 1040s by April 15.
Should you turn on your video during a Zoom call or take Slack breaks? How to keep your sanity while working from home
‘We’re going to miss out on important things, the chain of command is going to be disrupted, and we have to be OK with it.’
Take your mind off of the coronavirus for a few minutes with these videos, memes and threads
Such viral content has become an important part of self care, mental health experts say.
‘The sunbathers all seemed to be talking about coronavirus’: Australians brace for the end of summer — and the start of flu season
‘Aussies are a relaxed bunch, but this will test us all.’
This Denver delivery man was tipped $25 (twice) and doubled his earnings the day restaurants closed due to coronavirus
’Some places that shouldn’t make it will, just because of their determination,’ says Ron Walter, a food delivery man.
‘I’m so grateful to be alive’: Reflections on being immunosuppressed in the age of coronavirus
‘It is the invisibility of the threat that sparks the urge to identify with the folly of individual invincibility.’
‘Police cars patrol the streets, even in the pedestrianized areas.’ Italians find solidarity, resilience during the coronavirus lockdown
Two people stop to greet each other while walking their dogs. A voice from a window shouts: ‘Andate a casa!’ (‘Go home!’)
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Here’s how Washington wants to strengthen America’s health-care system as the coronavirus spreads
Here are some of Washington’s proposals for new health-care spending, along with what already has been signed into law.
Echoes of the Great Depression? U.S. economy could post biggest contraction ever
The deepening coronavirus crisis is increasingly likely to hit the U.S. economy harder than at any time since the early stages of the Great Depression some 90 year ago.
Show us the money: Cash is the coronavirus vaccine we need now
Government support for Americans to blunt recession’s impact can be a model for the future, writes Aisha Nyandoro.
Don’t fall into these three traps in the stock market
Stocks may rebound in the short term and then fall again.
The U.S. government and American families have been swimming in debt — and will soon be drowning
After stocks crashed, bonds followed suit, as the Fed and the Trump administration are ramping up stimulus.