April provided relief for investment portfolios, perhaps far more than would have been expected in the wake of the six-week decline that ended in late March.
Small Businesses Eligible for Relief Programs During COVID-19 Crisis
Congress passed several pieces of legislation with provisions to help small businesses shore up their coffers and keep employees on the payroll.
Watch Out For Coronavirus Scams
The FTC has received over 20,000 COVID-19 related complaints since January 1, 2020.
CARES Act: Retirement Plan Relief Provisions
For those seeking to preserve their retirement funds, certain required minimum distributions from retirement funds have been suspended.
Government Acts to Blunt Impact of Global Pandemic
The Federal Reserve moved swiftly in recent weeks to support the U.S. economy and help alleviate stress in the financial markets.
Q1 2020 Market Comments
On February 19, 2020, the S&P 500 recorded its highest ever close at just over 3386, up 4.8% for the year. 2020 was off to a cracking start and held potential promise for another great year.
Care Act Provides Relief to Individuals and Businesses
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. Major relief provisions are summarized here.