Coronavirus Special Features

Is It Safe to Go to Hair Salons as They Begin to Reopen?

The days of cutting your own hair are coming to an end as non-essential businesses, like hair salons, are slowly opening back up, but many are wondering whether or not it’s safe to go. Find out now.
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Can You Have Coronavirus and the Flu at the Same Time?

Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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An Extra $450 a Week? What to Know About the Newly Proposed ‘Back-to-Work’ Bonus

Officials are considering a weekly ‘back-to-work’ bonus that will pay unemployed Americans returning to work $450 a week in coronavirus relief aid. Learn about the proposal.
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5 Forms of Financial Help You May Qualify for During Coronavirus

While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Safety Tips for Taking a Road Trip This Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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Financial Planner: Borrowing From 401K Better Than Maxing Credit Cards

Ed Gjertsen, Certified Financial Planner Mack Investment Securities in Chicago, told the WBBM Noon Business Hour that the first coronavirus relief bill allows people to borrow against their 401K without penalty for amounts up to $100,000.
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TSA Announces New Security Screening Procedures to Contain Virus Spread

The Transportation Security Administration released on Thursday morning a handful of new procedural changes for air travelers in light of the coronavirus pandemic and as domestic air travel experiences an uptick.
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COVID-19 Taskforce Doctor Says 40 Strains Of Coronavirus Exi

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CDC Releases Guidelines For Reopening Public Pools

As restrictions ease up across the country and the weather heats up, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidelines for reopening pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds. Find out everything you need to know!
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Could the Financial Impacts of COVID-19 Last Until Late 2021?

The economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt all over the country. In an interview with CBS’s ‘Face the Nation,’ Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve said the effects of COVID-19 could ‘stretch’ well into 2021.
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