As layoffs spread and businesses shut down, many Americans face sudden and severe financial challenges. While the pain is widespread, so too are the relief efforts. This Forbes guide aims to cut through the confusion and help you protect your finances in these uncertain times. Check back frequently. We’ll update this page with the latest information and advice on everything from stimulus checks to tax, student loan, mortgage and small business relief, to the smartest ways to spend now, protect your retirement and to help others. Learn More
Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster and who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance benefits. Learn More
The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information is available.
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time. Learn More
With generous support from our industry partners, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and PBA Charities have created a new fund to help our industry during this unprecedented crisis.
The SBA offers disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to businesses, renters, and homeowners located in regions affected by declared disasters. This can be applied to any economic injury including but not limited to inventory, equipment, mortgage/rent. Learn More
DISCLAIMER: I received this info from my CPA. Please do your proper due diligence to make sure it is right for your situation.*Please apply soon as there is only approx. $300 billion for the EIDL loans (as the bill is written now) and over 45,000,000 small businesses in the US competing for that money.